Roundup: Arizona State WR N'Keal Harry declares for NFL Draft
Arizona State wide receiver N’Keal Harry declared for the NFL Draft, he announced Monday. Michelle Gardner of The Arizona Republic has the story.
Clay Helton will remain the football coach at USC, AD Lynn Swann announced in a letter on Sunday.
The Huskies earned their second trip to the Pac-12 Football Championship Game by defeating Washington State 28-15 in the Apple Cup Friday night, and Adam Jude writes that Washington’s three-man pressure on Gardner Minshew was key in the Apple Cup triumph. Dawgs and Utes, baby, coming your way Friday night from Santa Clara.
How ‘bout dem Utes?! Kurt Kragthorpe gives us the game story on Utah football’s 35-27 win over rival BYU. The Utes rallied back from a 20-point third-quarter deficit to finish the regular season 9-3.
Theo Lawson gives us some perspective on Washington State’s season after the Cougars’ disappointing loss to Washington that kept the Cougs from going to their first Pac-12 Football Championship Game.
Following a 33-21 loss to Cal on Saturday that clinched a losing season for the Buffs, Colorado quarterback Steven Montez is weighing his future options, notes Brian Howell. Will the junior declare for the NFL Draft or return for a swan song in Boulder?
‘Twas a dominant 55-15 victory for Oregon over Oregon State in Corvallis on Friday, and Ken Goe writes that the Civil War showed just how big of a gap exists between the Ducks and Beavers.
The NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament field is set, and Stanford is the No. 1 overall seed after going undefeated in conference play. The Cardinal will host Alabama State Friday night in the first round, with the winner taking on the winner of LMU and Duke (also at Maples Pavilion). Stanford is one of eight Pac-12 teams to make the NCAA Tournament.
UCLA women’s soccer was eliminated in the quarterfinals by North Carolina on penalty kicks. The Bruins overcame a two-goal second-half deficit to force extra time and PKs. The women’s College Cup will feature all No. 1 seeds in Stanford, Georgetown, Florida State and North Carolina.
Oregon State women’s basketball lost to No. 1 Notre Dame 91-81 in the championship game of the Vancouver Showcase in British Columbia. The Beavers led heading into the fourth quarter against the defending champs but couldn’t hold on down the stretch despite 22 points from Destiny Slocum.
Check out this Pac-12 Networks feature on Arizona women’s basketball head coach Adia Barnes and how she and the team have grown together as a unit through Barnes’ miscarriage last season.
Rusty Simmons writes that Cal men’s basketball will find out where it stands among local teams, as the Golden Bears will play the next three games against Bay Area schools (vs. Santa Clara on Monday, at Saint Mary’s on Saturday and vs. USF on Dec. 5).