Roundup: USC and UCLA team up to propel Raptors to Game 5 win

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Here’s your latest Pac-12 NBA Playoff update – Norman Powell had a gravity-defying dunk to tie the game in the fourth quarter. I mean, how is this even possible? It was so good that listed it as the play of the day.


Also in that game, DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points to lead Toronto from 17 down to beat Indiana in Game 5 of a first-round series. He had been underperforming in the playoffs ‘til Game 5, when he kept the Raps within striking defense before they put the clamps down on the Pacers defensively in the fourth quarter.


Mason Kelley with his latest edition of "The Details" chronicles how Chris Petersen's changes to the Husky football program are being done for "all the right reasons."


Head coach Mike MacIntyre still thinks Davis Webb will transfer to Colorado, writes Nick Bromberg of Yahoo Sports. The former Texas Tech QB announced in January he was headed to Boulder but has also visited Cal and Auburn.


Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo Sports is of the opinion that Ivan Rabb might be the best NBA prospect returning to school. Rabb averaged 12.5 points and 8.6 rebounds in his freshman season at Cal.


As far as people who have declared are concerned, this NBA Mock Draft from Sam Vecenie of CBS Sports has Jakob Poeltl going No. 6 overall to the New Orleans Pelicans. Jaylen Brown is also a projected lottery pick, going fourth to the Suns.


Arizona baseball shut out Arizona State 8-0 behind Kevin Ginkel’s two-hit, seven-K performance on the bump (Pac-12 Networks highlights). ASU had just come off a three-game sweep at Stanford over the weekend.

Oregon State

On “Pac-12 Classics” Wednesday night at 10 p.m. PT/11 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Network, Oregon State baseball head coach Pat Casey talks about his path from the minor leagues to college as a coach, so here’s a little snippet of that convo.

Arizona State

Jeremy Cluff of The Arizona Republic informs us that excitement is building for Arizona State’s 2016 NFL Draft class. While there likely won’t be any first-rounders, plenty of guys are expected to hear their names called, while others have shots to get selected.


Oregon football is holding its spring game on Saturday, and Tyson Alger of The Oreognian/OregonLive notes that the Ducks will play something that looks like “American football,” to quote Mark Helfrich.

Washington State

On Tuesday we linked to CougCenter for some spring game thoughts, and now this time we get Kevin Gemmell’s three takeaways from Washington State’s spring game.


Here’s a video feature on Stanford softball pitcher Carolyn Lee, who grew up in a family filled with Golden Bears.

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