Saturday’s slate was incredible, and some of the biggest and best games are recapped below. In many conferences, regular season concluded this past weekend, meaning the league tournaments are set to begin (some as early as tomorrow).
The hype that existed for the first match-up between Arizona and Utah, on Jan. 17, has only grown for Saturday’s showdown.
The Pac-12 teams with NCAA Tournament aspirations won last night, and others are in action tonight.
With all the talent on the floor for last Saturday’s Arizona-Utah game, it was a freshman reserve who made the difference.
College basketball fans are likely familiar with the Bob Cousy Award, which has been given to the country’s top collegiate point guard for the past 11 years.
On Saturday, Stanford got a much-needed home win against Cal and Oregon State bounced back vs. Colorado.
If Colorado head coach Tad Boyle could hang out for a night with only one of his players, he’d call Wesley Gordon. Boyle says the redshirt sophomore has a great sense of humor and keeps things light.
There were two games in the Pac-12 last night and two more on top tonight before a busy weekend. Here’s what you may have missed and what to watch for going forward.
The Pac-12 has no shortage of superstars: Delon Wright, Stanley Johnson, and Joseph Young, to name three. But for every player who leads his team in scoring and garners the bulk of the headlines, there’s another who is quietly contributing.
It has been three weeks since the last bracket update, and things have changed quite a bit in the Pac-12. At the time, Washington was in contention for a bid; UCLA was not.
The Bruins tightened up their defense in the second half on Saturday afternoon to move to 8-5 in conference, tied with Oregon in the standings behind Arizona and Utah.
Marcus Allen says he learned some “tricks” training with renowned hoops instructor John Lucas in Houston this past summer, but there’s nothing gimmicky about his transformation this season.