Roundup: Hot start continues for Cal, Anigwe
Janie McCauley of the Associated Press features Cal women’s basketball forward Kristine Anigwe, who has the Golden Bears off to a program-best 11-0 start after defeating No. 20 Oklahoma 82-74 Tuesday night (Anigwe scored 32). AP, please rank the Golden Bears.
Take some time to read this story from The Ringer’s Danny Kelly on how wide receiver Ty Montgomery turned into the go-to running back for the Green Bay Packers. The former Cardinal receiver/returner is coming off a 162-yard rushing performance.
Oregon State’s Sydney Wiese broke the Pac-12 record for career made 3-pointers, as her 296 are one better than former Stanford star Candice Wiggins (the Beavs beat Quinnipiac Tuesday in Las Vegas).
How about this? According to this Deseret News link, Utah punter Mitch Wishnowsky said that former Utah quarterback Travis Wilson is planning to try out for an Australian rules football team.
Arizona State men’s basketball fought hard but lost to No. 9 Creighton 96-85 Tuesday night despite 24 points apiece from Tra Holder and Torian Graham. The Sun Devils wrap up non-conference play Thursday night against Central Arkansas (Scottie Pippen U).
Check the highlights from Arizona men’s basketball’s 77-46 win over New Mexico. Go inside the minds of Ted Robinson and Bill Walton for the breakdown.
Here’s an Associated Press feature on Oregon men’s basketball forward Jordan Bell, who is expanding his role on the offensive end of the floor this year. The 20th-ranked Ducks defeated Fresno State 75-63 Tuesday night to improve to 11-2, and Bell had 23 in the win.
Kyle Bonagura writes that Jim Mora has to go “back to the drawing board” to rebound from a 4-8 season that started out with so much promise. A certain link roundup curator may or may not have picked the Bruins to make the College Football Playoff…
Let’s learn a little bit about the international flavor on the Washington State women’s basketball team. The Cougs’ roster has players from seven different countries who can speak nine different languages (Pac-12 Sports Report piece).
Kyle Bonagura features Washington receiver Dante Pettis, a guy who might not get as much of the spotlight as John Ross but can be just as formidable on the football field.
Nick Kosmider of The Denver Post writes that Colorado football is staying motivated during the layoff between games largely because playing in a postseason bowl game is a new experience for this group.
David Lombardi is of the opinion that USC has the best linebackers in the Pac-12 in his position unit power rankings.
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