What to watch for in the lead up to the madness of the next couple weeks.
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.
On Saturday, Stanford got a much-needed home win against Cal and Oregon State bounced back vs. Colorado.
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.
Call them the Buzzer-Beating Bears or Cardiac Cal. Since starting 1-6 in Pac-12 play, California is on a four-game win streak.
Most coaches are not like Dean Smith. Keep that in mind. Too often, particularly at the college level, they’re referred to as “leaders of young men,” praised for their impact off the field of play,