Roundup: Stanford RB Bryce Love to skip Sun Bowl
Stanford running back Bryce Love will not play in the Sun Bowl against Pitt, instead opting to prepare for the NFL Draft. Michael Shapiro of Sports Illustrated has more on the story.
The Red Rocks are picked No. 2 in the preseason Pac-12 Coaches' Poll announced on Tuesday. Reigning NCAA champ UCLA is projected to win the 2019 Pac-12 title, receiving 49 total points to Utah's 42 points.
Colorado lacrosse is receiving some preseason recognition as junior Julia Lisella and senior Miranda Stinson are named Inside Lacrosse Preseason Media All-Americans -- Lisella was named to the first team and Stinson selected to the honorable mention team.
We missed this from last week due to other news that came up, but you should know that UCLA men’s basketball freshman Shareef O’Neal underwent successful heart surgery on Thursday (CBS Sports). The plan is for O’Neal to redshirt this year and return to action in 2019-20.
Kylor Kelley blocked a school-record nine shots to help lead Oregon State men’s basketball to an 82-67 win over Pepperdine, and Nick Daschel has the game recap for us in the link.
A tired Arizona State men’s basketball team allowed Vanderbilt to pull away late in an 81-65 loss to the Commodores Monday night in Nashville (AP recap). The Sun Devils pulled within 62-59 in the final four minutes before Vandy padded its lead.
Here’s the Arizona Daily Star gamer from Arizona women’s basketball’s 62-40 win over UTEP to move to 9-1 on the season. Next up – Northern Arizona on Friday in Tucson.
Check out the Pac-12 Networks recap of Washington State men’s basketball’s 94-80 win over Rider. The Cougs are 6-0 at home this season in large thanks to Robert Franks going for 25 points and 12 rebounds.
Here’s a California Golden Blogs roundtable on the upcoming Cal women’s basketball game against No. 1 UConn in Berkeley Saturday afternoon. We’re about to find out just how good these undefeated Golden Bears really are.
With finals done for the term, Washington football is fully focused on Ohio State and the Rose Bowl, writes Adam Jude.
Former Oregon softball outfielder Alyssa Pinto has transferred to Ole Miss, James Crepea reports. Pinto, a freshman who did not play during the fall season, was a top-75 recruit in her class according to FloSoftball.
Joey Kaufman writes that USC men’s basketball will try to snap its three-game losing skid at Santa Clara Tuesday night. The Broncos are coached by former Arizona State head honcho Herb Sendek.