Roundup: 'Very unfair decision' to leave Oregon State baseball out of NCAA Tournament
Head coach Pat Casey said Oregon State's NCAA tournament snub is a “very unfair decision” (Danny Moran of The Oregonian/OregonLive). The Beavers are missing out on the postseason for the first time since 2008 despite a 35-19 record overall and 16-14 mark in conference play. #FreeOregonState
UCLA men’s tennis won the singles and doubles titles in large thanks to Mackenzie McDonald, who won both the singles title and doubles crown with partner Martin Redlicki.
Our Shayna Rubin has the skinny on Oregon men’s golf advancing to the NCAA finals after upsetting second-seeded Illinois 3-2 in the match-play semis. One-seed Texas is on deck for the Ducks.
Cal basketball guard Jordan Mathews is transferring, reports ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Mathews will graduate this summer, thus making him eligible to play somewhere else immediately next season.
Former Stanford (and Cal) basketball coach Mike Montgomery will coach the Pac-12 All-Star Men’s Basketball Team on a tour of Australia in July. Pretty nice staff he’s got, too – Brevin Knight, Casey Jacobsen and former Cardinal head coach Trent Johnson.
Speaking of the team, Matisse Thybulle will represent Washington on the Pac-12 All-Star Men’s Basketball Team.
With all the hype surrounding Utah baseball, you might have missed that Utah and BYU will resume its men’s basketball series starting in the 2017-18 season in Provo. The Utes backed out of a 2016 game at BYU, citing heated incidents between the teams in previous games.
Doug Haller thinks Arizona State men’s basketball could have its toughest schedule in school history. In addition to conference play, the Sun Devils have Kentucky and Creighton on the non-conference ledger, with the possibility of playing one (or more or none) of Oklahoma, Xavier, Clemson and Missouri in Puerto Rico.
According to an ESPN report (and cited here by USA Today), former Arizona quarterback Nick Foles has skipped Los Angeles Rams offseason workouts since the team selected Jared Goff with its No. 1 overall pick last month. It should be noted that these organized team activities (OTAs) are optional.
Ted Miller is of the opinion that Colorado football needs Sefo Liufau to return the starting quarterback role this year, and not redshirt, if the Buffs want to successfully navigate the rigors of the Pac-12 South.
CougCenter breaks down Mike Leach’s recent appearance on John Canzano’s radio show. Sounds like he’s a big Portland fan.
Who is the most indispensable player for USC football? Uncle Ted belives it’s JuJu Smith-Schuster.