Roundup: Miller decries court storming over safety concerns
Arizona coach Sean Miller decried court storming following the Wildcats’ loss at Colorado. He fears that one of his players will react out of self-defense during a court-storming incident.
Huge 75-72 win in Boulder for the hometown team, and Chip Patterson of CBS Sports believes that Colorado might have punched its ticket to the NCAA tournament by beating Arizona.
Stephen Thompson Jr.’s buzzer-beater saved Oregon State’s season, writes Danny Moran. This is the same guy that got fouled on a half-court heave and hit three free throws to beat Utah just three weeks ago.
Elgin Cook scored 24 points to lead No. 13 Oregon to a 76-62 win over Washington State. The Ducks are now in first place in the conference as a result of Arizona’s loss.
Here’s video of Washington State coach Ernie Kent speaking after the Cougs’ loss at Oregon. There’s a transcription of the chat below the video.
Stanford's 200-yard medley relay team of Ally Howe, Sarah Haase, Janet Hu and Lia Neal set a Pac-12 and American record (1:34.15) Wednesday night at the 2016 Pac-12 Swimming (W) & Diving (M/W) Championships in Federal Way, Washington. The Cardinal quartet broke the national record set by rival Cal at the 2012 NCAA championships (1.34.24).
USC diver Dashiell Enos got USC off to a fast start In Federal Way by winning the 3-meter diving title on Wednesday night.
Michelle Smith features Washington basketball guard Kelsey Plum, the Pac-12’s leading scorer and nation’s third-leading scorer at 26.8 points per game. Catchy headline from Smith – “Washington in Plum position.”
As Arizona State men’s basketball gets ready to take on the Utes in Salt Lake City (6 p.m. PT/7 p.m. MT, Pac-12 Networks), Doug Haller reminds us that Arizona State hasn’t won at Utah since 1975.
Jack Wang gives us an inside look at UCLA men’s basketball’s game at Cal Thursday night (6 p.m. PT/7 p.m. MT, ESPN2), calling it a “battle of underperformers” (though I’d say Cal is starting to perform up to expectations).
Dane Brugler of CBS Sports gives us Jared Goff’s measurements at the NFL combine. He was marked down at 6-feet-4 and 215 pounds with his hand size at nine inches. Apparently, NFL teams want QBs to have 9 ½ to 10-inch hands, but it’s not the end of the world for Goff.
Check out the reaction of the Utah football staff upon hauling in late signee Maxs Tupai, a four-star defensive end who was ranked as the No. 270 recruit in the ESPN 300 recruiting rankings.
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