Roundup: With Cardinal victory over Nebraska, Stanford Athletics NCAA title streak extends to 43 years
Congrats to Stanford women’s volleyball for winning the NCAA title, defeating Nebraska in five sets in the final. This marks the eighth national title in program history and extends the Stanford Athletics streak of winning at least one team national title to 43 years. Incredible.
The Pac-12 is off to an 0-1 start in the bowl season following Arizona State’s 31-20 defeat to Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl, and Michelle Gardner tells us what we learned from Arizona State’s Las Vegas Bowl loss.
New Colorado football coach Mel Tucker has named Jay Johnson offensive coordinator and Tyson Summers defensive coordinator for the Buffs. Both were on staff with Tucker at Georgia.
James Crepea takes a look at the series history between Oregon and Michigan State heading into the Redbox Bowl later this month.
Nick Bromberg of Yahoo Sports notes that UCLA defensive end Jaelan Phillips medically retired over the weekend (per Kyle Bonagura of ESPN). Phillips played just four games in 2018 due to a concussion and was limited to six games as a freshman in 2017 because of injuries. Phillips was a five-star recruit out of high school.
Kurt Kragthorpe features Utah wide receiver Siaosi Mariner, who feels like he cost his team the Pac-12 Football Championship Game and wants to make up for it in the Holiday Bowl (he dropped a pass that turned into a Washington pick-six for the game’s only touchdown).
Washington State cornerback Myles Green-Richards has left the football team, Theo Lawson reports. Green-Richards was a true freshman and did not play this year for the Cougs.
Percy Allen gives us three takeaways from Washington men’s basketball’s 73-61 loss to No. 13 Virginia Tech Saturday in Atlantic City. No shame in losing to a top-15 team, but the Huskies need to start turning it up a bit to improve its NCAA Tournament chances.
Turnovers and bad shooting led to USC men’s basketball’s 81-70 loss to Oklahoma, writes our AP reporter in this game story. Outside of Arizona State’s win at Georgia, it was a bad weekend for Pac-12 men’s basketball. No other way to slice it.
Get ready for Arizona women’s basketball’s upcoming Monday night game against UTEP by reading this feature story on Aari McDonald, who is second in the country with a 25.7 ppg scoring average.
Check out the AP recap of Oregon State women’s basketball’s 76-70 loss to Texas A&M at the Maui Jim Maui Classic Saturday night.
Cal men’s basketball defeated Cal Poly 67-66 on Paris Austin’s game-winning jumper with 3.8 seconds left, and you can watch the Pac-12 Networks recap by clicking on the preceding link.