Roundup: Washington's Chriss, Murray invited to NBA Draft Combine
According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Washington’s Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss have been invited to the NBA Draft Combine (May 11-15 in Chicago). Percy Allen has the story here.
Garrett Clegg has been named the new head coach of Utah men’s golf, AD Chris Hill announced Tuesday. Clegg, a former Ute golfer, spent the last five years as head coach at Washington State.
While we’re on the subject, Stanford’s Maverick McNealy was named Pac-12 Men’s Golfer of the Year. He also won the award for Pac-12 Men’s Golfer Name of the Year.
USC women’s water polo players Brigitta Games and Stephania Haralabidis have been named Cutino Award finalists (best player in the country). The top-ranked Trojans are undefeated heading into the NCAA Tournament.
Oregon State baseball eked out a 5-4 win in 11 innings over Seattle Tuesday night (TheOregonian/OregonLive), nearly blowing their first lead after eight innings (OSU is now 27-0 when leading after eight).
UCLA baseball held on for an 11-10 win at Long Beach State Tuesday night, nearly blowing leads of 8-0 and 11-2 in the process.
Nick Nordi of CougCenter points out that CBS Sports has Washington State quarterback Luke Falk listed as a top-5 quarterback for the 2017 NFL Draft.
Former Oregon sprinter Jenna Prandini is an Olympic hopeful, and Chris Hansen of the Eugene Register-Guard has her story. She seems to be in a pretty good spot to make it to Rio.
This latest NBA Mock Draft from CBS Sports’ Sam Vecenie has Cal’s Jaylen Brown going seventh overall to the Denver Nuggets. I believe last week he was slotted fourth overall – next Mock Draft, he’ll fall to the second round.
AD Greg Byrne gave Michael Lev of the Arizona Daily Star his thoughts on how competitive Arizona football can be on a national stage (hint: very). Wasn’t that long ago that the ‘Cats won the Pac-12 South, one of the toughest divisions in all of college football.
David Lombardi dissects the Colorado quarterback competition, which has some extra intrigue this year due to Sefo Liufau’s foot injury.
Kevin Gemmell gives us his thoughts on the top-10 players on the Arizona State football depth chart.