Chris Mullin was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday to begin the ceremony for the class of 2011, earning basketball’s highest individual honor.
A year after rocking the college sports world with expansion plans, the commissioner of what officially becomes the Pac-12 Conference on Friday with new members Utah and Colorado doesn’t waste a moment.
The Golden State Warriors have drafted Washington State shooting guard Klay Thompson with the 11th pick in the NBA draft.
Four Stanford and two Cal football games will be pushed back this fall to accommodate a prime time broadcast as part of the new multi-billion Pac-12 television deal with ESPN and ABC.
The TV contract, which will begin with the 2012-13 season, combined with the Pac-12 Network will allow the conference to air every football and men’s basketball game.
The Pac-10 agreed to a 12-year television contract with Fox and ESPN on Tuesday worth about $3 billion, allowing the conference to quadruple its media rights fees and start its own network.
Though it’s his poll, Gary Parrish has no Pac-10 team ranked higher than 15th. He’s not alone on the conference. One scouting site has only one Pac-10 player among its top 60 — proof that out west, the game is lame.
Freshman Toni Kokenis scored 10 of her career-high 17 points in the final 5:17 to rally No. 2 Stanford past No. 7 ranked UCLA 64-55 Saturday for the Pac-10 tournament championship.
Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 32 points, her younger sister Chiney Ogwumike added 21 and No. 2 Stanford routed the fourth-seeded Wildcats 100-71 in the Pac-10 tournament semifinals.
Atonye Nyingifa had a season-high 17 points and nine rebounds, Darxia Morris added 14 points, and No. 7 UCLA easily advanced to the Pac-10 tournament title game with a 63-50 victory over California on Friday.