Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rabb leads Cal past Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Cal forward Ivan Rabb led four players in double figures with 18 points and the Golden Bears tightened their defense in the second half to beat Oregon State 69-58 Saturday night in a Pac-12 game in Corvallis, Ore. Rabb, who had a season-low four points in a loss at Oregon on Thursday night,..." January 22

  • Arizona guard Allonzo Trier cleared to play Saturday against UCLA

    CBS Sports "Arizona guard Allonzo Trier has been cleared by the NCAA and will be available on Saturday for the Wildcats against No. 3 UCLA, the school announced Friday. Trier, a 6-foot-5 guard, has not played in any of the teams 19 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. He filed for..." January 21

  • Iroegbu fuels Wash. St. to OT win over Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "Washington State guard Ike Iroegbu made a layup with 11 seconds left in overtime to give the Cougars a 91-89 win over Colorado in a Pac-12 game Saturday at Pullman, Wash. A 3-point attempt by Colorado guard Derrick White with 3 seconds remaining bounced off the rim. Washington State..." January 21

  • Simmons helps No. 14 Arizona upset No. 3 UCLA

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Even though Arizona was ranked No. 14, it felt a little unappreciated entering a Pac-12 battle against No. 3 UCLA on Saturday. That should change. Freshman guard Kobi Simmons had a career-high 20 points and freshman forward Lauri Markkanen added 18 when the Wildcats..." January 21

  • No. 11 Oregon wins school-record 16th straight

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon isn't focused on its winning streak. The 11th-ranked Ducks won their school-record 16th straight game by defeating Stanford 69-52 on Saturday afternoon at Matthew Knight Arena. Oregon broke the record of 15 straight wins set in 1912-13. "We're not worried about..." January 21

  • Utes rout Huskies behind Daniels, Bonam, Kozma

    The Sports Xchange "Guards Devon Daniels and Lorezno Bonam each scored 24 points and forward Kyle Kuzma compiled a double-double to lead the Utah Utes past the Washington Huskies 94-72 on Saturday night at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Kuzma came into the game averaging 14.9 points and 9.7 rebounds and..." January 21

  • No. 11 Oregon cruises past Cal

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon's first 15-game winning streak culminated with a win over the National Guard. One hundred and four years later, the Ducks finally matched that streak. Eleventh-ranked Oregon defeated California 86-63 on Thursday night in a Pac-12 game at Matthew Knight Arena to..." January 20

  • Arizona tops USC to stretch win streak to 11

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- When Arizona needed a play, it found Lauri Markkanen. He did the rest. Markkanen scored 23 points and his banked 3-pointer with 41 seconds to play gave the No. 14 Wildcats the cushion they needed to extend their winning streak to 11 games in a 73-66 victory over the USC..." January 20

  • Humphrey helps Stanford flatten Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Michael Humphrey scored 21 points and Stanford overcame a sluggish start to post a 62-46 victory over Oregon State on Thursday night in Pac-12 play at Corvallis, Ore. Marcus Allen added 12 points for the Cardinal, who won their third straight game. Stanford (11-8, 3-4 Pac-12) made its final..." January 20

  • No. 3 UCLA routs Arizona State 102-80

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona State tried time and time again to get back into the game, but No. 3 UCLA had enough firepower to blow by the Sun Devils 102-80 in a Pac-12 Conference game Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Isaac Hamilton had a huge first half and finished with 33 points for UCLA..." January 20

  • Oregon wins 15th straight, but star Dillon Brooks leaves with lower-leg injury

    CBS Sports "Oregon, which tied a school record for most consecutive wins at 15 on Thursday night, may have taken on a Pyrrhic victory in the process. The 11th-ranked, 17-2 Ducks cruised past Cal, 86-63, but lost star player and preseason All-American Dillon Brooks in the process. After putting 10 points to..." January 20

  • Utah rolls over Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Utah forward Kyle Kuzma and guard Lorenzo Bonam combined for 36 points on 13-of-20 shooting from the field to lead the hot-shooting Utes to an 88-47 victory Wednesday over Washington State in a Pac-12 game at Pullman, Wash. Utah leading scorer David Collette, who averages 14.9 points a..." January 19

  • Huskies rally to beat Buffaloes in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman sensation Markelle Fultz turned in his finest performance yet as Washington stormed back from a big deficit to beat Colorado 85-83 in overtime Wednesday night at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Fultz posted a career-high 37 points, eight assists, five rebounds, three steals and..." January 19

  • Arizona's Trier confirms PEDs behind indefinite suspension

    Fox Sports "Arizona guard Allonzo Trier reportedly tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, which led to his indefinite suspension, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports. Trier has reportedly been cleared by the NCAA to return, but cannot play until the substance is entirely out of his system. The levels..." January 19

  • Metu helps No. 25 USC get past Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "BOULDER, Colo. -- Chimezie Metu's foul late against Cal helped sink USC's chances of beating the Golden Bears last week. Given the chance at redemption, the sophomore came through for the Trojans against Colorado. Metu scored a career-high 24 points and altered George King's..." January 16

  • No. 13 Oregon obliterates Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon enjoyed the 347th Civil War more than any of the previous ones. The 13th-ranked Ducks scored the first 21 points and blew away Oregon State 85-43 Saturday night at Matthew Knight Arena. It was the largest margin of victory in any of Oregon's 161 all-time victories over..." January 15

  • Arizona investigating Torian Graham's racial slur allegation, no proof yet

    Tuscon "Arizona has been looking into an incident before Thursday night's UA-ASU game in which ASU guard Torian Graham initially claimed there were racial slurs as he flashed a rude hand gesture at UA students while walking off the McKale Center floor following warmups. "I apologies for my actions,..." January 14

  • Rabb, California fend off Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb recorded his ninth double-double of the season, leading California to a 58-54 victory over visiting Washington State in a Pac-12 Conference game Saturday at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Rabb posted 14 points and 12 rebounds for Cal (13-5, 4-2 Pac-12), his fifth double-double..." January 14

  • Ball helps No.4 UCLA edge Utah

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Overpowering opponents on offense is UCLA's normal trademark this season. To outlast Utah in the final seconds, the Bruins had to turn to their defense to make a critical play. UCLA got the stop it needed in the final seconds to secure an 83-82 victory over the Utes on..." January 14

  • Stanford hangs on to defeat Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Stanford was reeling as its big second-half lead disappeared. But Michael Humphrey saved the day. The junior forward scored eight of his team-high 18 points during the final 4:15 on Saturday night to lead the Cardinal (10-8) to a 76-69 win over Washington (8-9) at Maples Pavilion in Palo..." January 14

  • Rabb helps Cal get past Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb collected a game-high 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead Cal to a 69-59 victory over Washington on Thursday night in a Pac-12 game at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Jabari Bird added 16 points for the Golden Bears (12-5, 3-2), who upset No. 25 USC in their previous game and have..." January 13

  • Markkanen scores 30 as No. 16 Arizona tops Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona forward Lauri Markkanen hit 3-pointers on back-to-back possessions in the first half, and coach Sean Miller had a message for his team. "The crowd got crazy," said guard Kadeem Allen, "and Coach said keep giving it to him. So we kept looking for him and he kept..." January 13

  • Utah hammers No. 24 USC 86-64

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Figuring out which Utah player to stop on defense is quickly becoming a chore for other Pac-12 teams. The Utes have six different players who average double figures in scoring. Attempting to shut one or two down often means opening things up for the rest. It becomes a..." January 13

  • Stanford rolls over Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Robert Cartwright made five 3-pointers and contributed 21 points and seven assists to help Stanford roll to a 84-54 victory over Washington State on Thursday night in Pac-12 play at Stanford, Calif. Junior guard Dorian Pickens tallied 18 points and junior forward Reid Travis..." January 13

  • Alford, No. 4 Bruins blast Buffaloes

    The Sports Xchange "BOULDER, Colo. -- Bryce Alford picked up the pace in the second half, and the rest of the UCLA Bruins were quick to join him. Alford scored a career-high 37 points and helped UCLA's offense assert itself in the second half as the fourth-ranked Bruins pulled away for a 104-89 win over the..." January 13

  • Arizona State's Graham says racial slurs prompted middle fingers

    The Big Lead "Arizona State guard Torian Graham delivered a double-barreled middle finger salute to the Arizona student section before Thursday night’s game. After scoring 18 points in a Sun Devils’ loss, Graham tweeted an apology for his actions. “I apologies [sic] for my actions,” he wrote. “There was..." January 13

  • Golden Bears upset No. 25 Trojans

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb made the big plays when Cal needed them most, helping the Golden Bears knock off No. 25 USC 74-73 in a Pac-12 Conference thriller Sunday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Cal tied the game on a 3-pointer by Charlie Moore and took a 72-71 lead on a 3-pointer by Jabari Bird..." January 09

  • No. 17 Arizona secures 82-73 win over Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona coach Sean Miller raved about the performance of guard Kadeem Allen, and it really had nothing to do with the senior's career-best 18 points with the Wildcats. Allen also had the defensive assignment Saturday night on Colorado's leading scorer Derrick White, who..." January 08

  • Arizona State transfer Sam Cunliffe commits to Kansas

    Fanrag Sports "Former Arizona State Sun Devils talent, who turned transfer, Sam Cunliffe told FanRag Sports that he has committed to play for the Kansas Jayhawks. Through the team’s first 10 games, Cunliffe was averaging 9.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per contest. Per NCAA transfer rules, the freshman will be..." January 08

  • No. 4 UCLA tops Stanford for 16th win

    The Sports Xchange "No. 4 UCLA surpassed its win total of last season with an 89-75 win Sunday over Stanford behind guard Lonzo Ball's 21 points, but coach Steve Alford is not about to term everything a success to this point. "This season's a journey," Alford said after the game at Pauley Pavilion in Los..." January 08

  • Washington buries Oregon State for 1st league win

    The Sports Xchange "Washington finally earned its first win of the Pac-12 conference season with a dominating 87-61 victory over visiting Oregon State on Saturday in Seattle. The Huskies (8-7, 1-2) lost its first two conference games against Washington State and Oregon, but came out with newfound intensity..." January 07

  • Utah holds off Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Kyle Kuzma had a career-high 26 points and tied a career high with three 3-pointers and Utah made six free throws in the final 34 seconds in an 88-82 Pac-12 victory over Arizona State on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena. Kuzma scored 19 points in the second half, 14 during a..." January 07

  • Boucher, No. 15 Oregon too strong for Washington St.

    The Sports Xchange "PULLMAN, Wash. -- Oregon survived 33 minutes without its leading scorer. Junior forward Dillon Brooks, a preseason All-American, was ejected in the opening minutes, but No. 15 Oregon went on to an 85-66 win over Washington State Saturday night at Beasley Coliseum. "It was a little..." January 07

  • Arizona State edges Colorado 78-77

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona State guard Tra Holder made two free throws with 1.6 seconds and forward Obinna Oleka had his ninth double-double of the season in the Sun Devils' 78-77 Pac-12 victory over Colorado on Thursday at Wessel Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Holder grabbed an offensive rebound after guard..." January 06

  • Alford, No. 4 UCLA hold off California

    The Sports Xchange "No. 4 UCLA matched last season's win total of 15 with its 81-71 victory over California on Thursday night in Los Angeles. The Bruins finished 15-17 last season, a tumultuous one in which coach Steve Alford wrote a letter of apology to UCLA fans. They are 15-1 overall now after beating the..." January 06

  • Jackson-Cartwright, Ristic power No. 16 Arizona past Utah

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona has won its first three Pac-12 games. It would be a different story, coach Sean Miller said, if not for the return of point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright. Jackson-Cartwright, who missed almost all of seven games because of a high ankle sprain, has 19 assists and..." January 06

  • No. 25 USC throttles Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "USC was not particularly sharp, but the No. 25 Trojans bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 72-56 victory over visiting Stanford on Thursday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Jordan McLaughlin scored 15 points and Chimezie Metu recorded his fourth double-double,..." January 06

  • Stanford's Travis out indefinitely with shoulder issue

    College Basketball Talk "An hour before Stanford was set to take on No. 25 USC, the program announced that forward Reid Travis was out indefinitely with a right shoulder injury. The 6-foot-8 junior is leading the Cardinal with 17.5 points and 9.6 rebounds per game. He missed the final 22 games of last season due to a..." January 06

  • Oregon defeats Washington for 12th straight win

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- Tyler Dorsey enjoyed one of those nights that shooters dream about having. The Oregon sophomore guard made eight three-pointers while scoring 28 points to lead No. 15 Oregon to an 83-61 win over Washington Wednesday night at Alaska Airlines Arena. "It was one of those nights..." January 05

  • Hawkinson leads Washington State over Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Washington State forward Josh Hawkinson's 20 points and 11 rebounds led the Cougars to a 75-62 victory over Oregon State on Wednesday night in Spokane, Wash. The Cougars (9-5 overall) are 2-0 in the Pac-12 for the first time since 2007-08. They had five players in double figures, including..." January 05

  • UCLA’s Prince Ali fully cleared but timetable for return not set

    Fanrag Sports "Steve Alford told FanRag Sports that guard Prince Ali (knee) has been fully cleared and has returned to practice. However, his timetable to return to live games has yet to be determined. Ali played in 29 games for the Bruins in 2015-16. He averaged 3.9 points and 1.1 rebounds in 11.8 minutes..." January 04

  • No. 19 Arizona too tall an order for Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "STANFORD, Calif. -- Arizona's offensive capabilities were on full display Sunday evening as the No. 19 Wildcats continued their dominance of Stanford with a 91-52 victory over the Cardinal in a Pac-12 game at Maples Pavilion. Arizona (13-2, 2-0 Pac-12) exploited its height advantage to the..." January 02

  • Cal claims 81-65 win over Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb posted his sixth double-double of the season, leading Cal to an 81-65 victory over Arizona State on Sunday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Rabb had 20 points, 15 rebounds and five assists for Cal (10-4, 1-1 Pac-12), which bounced back after losing its conference opener..." January 02

  • Bonam leads Utah past Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "Lorenzo Bonam scored 15 points while David Collette and Kyle Kuzma chipped in 14 points apiece to help Utah open Pac-12 play with a 76-60 victory over Colorado on Sunday in Salt Lake City. The Utes beat their league rival for the sixth straight time behind strong defensive play and hot..." January 01

  • Washington State nudges past Washington 79-74

    The Sports Xchange "Three layups by guard Malachi Flynn in the last 2:13 of the game sparked Washington State to a 79-74 win over Washington on Sunday in the Pac-12 opener for both teams in Seattle. A layup by Flynn with 14 seconds remaining put the Cougars ahead 75-71, part of eight straight points that..." January 01

  • Arizona State holds off Stanford in Pac-12 opener

    The Sports Xchange "Torian Graham and Tra Holder combined for 55 points to lead Arizona State over Stanford 98-93 in the Pac-12 opener for both teams on Friday night in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State (8-6) weathered a late rally fueled by Stanford guard Marcus Sheffield, who scored 15 of the Cardinal's last 21..." December 31

  • No. 21 Oregon pins first loss on No. 22 USC

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon cut the list of unbeaten teams in the nation from six to four in just 48 hours. Two days after defeating No. 2 UCLA 89-87, Oregon ended No. 22 USC's unbeaten start with an 84-61 win over the Trojans on Friday night in a Pac-12 game at Matthew Knight Arena. Last month,..." December 31

  • No. 18 Arizona heats up after slow start against Cal

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- When No. 18 Arizona made just three of its first 19 shots from the field and had only six points nearly 11 minutes into Friday night's game at California, the Wildcats looked very much like what they were -- a team that starts three freshmen who have never played in a Pac-12..." December 31

  • Freshmen lead No. 2 UCLA over Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "The Whiz Kids of Westwood did it again, turning in impressive performances to help No. 2 UCLA overcome an otherwise subpar performance in a 76-63 victory over Oregon State on Friday night at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Freshmen standouts Lonzo Ball and TJ Leaf made the big plays for the..." December 31

  • Brooks' 3-pointer lifts No. 21 Oregon over No. 2 UCLA

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon trailed by just one point, but Dillon Brooks liked the look of a 3-pointer. The Oregon junior forward pulled up and buried a 3 with 0.8 seconds remaining to lift No. 21 Oregon to an 89-87 win over second-ranked UCLA Wednesday night in front of a sellout crowd at..." December 29

  • No. 22 USC beats Oregon State to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "USC squandered a big lead, but Chimezie Metu and Jordan McLaughlin made big plays to help the 22nd-ranked Trojans remain unbeaten with a 70-63 victory over Oregon State in a Pac-12 Conference opener Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Metu posted 19 points and eight rebounds..." December 29

  • Collette leads Utah past Stephen F. Austin

    The Sports Xchange "Utah forward David Collette scored a game-high 17 points on 8-for-8 shooting from the field to lead the Utes over Stephen F. Austin 74-66 on Sunday in the fifth-place game of the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. Utah guard JoJo Zamora added 16 points while making 4 of 5 from 3-point range..." December 25

  • Utah picks up first win in Hawaii tournament

    The Sports Xchange "David Collette had 17 points and nine rebounds to lead Utah to a 66-52 victory over Hawaii in the consolation bracket of the Diamond Head Classic on Friday night in Honolulu. Lorenzo Bonam added 11 points and nine boards to help the Utes (8-3) to their first-ever win in the tournament after..." December 24

  • USC edges Wyoming in OT to take Vegas Classic

    The Sports Xchange "USC's perfect record was in peril, but the 23rd-ranked Trojans found a way to win again Friday night, beating Wyoming 94-92 in overtime in the championship game of the Las Vegas Classic at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. USC escaped after tournament MVP Jordan McLaughlin made a driving,..." December 24

  • Washington wins third straight, defeats Seattle

    The Sports Xchange "Powered by a balanced scoring attack, the Washington Huskies (7-5) won their third game in a row with a 94-72 victory over the Seattle Redhawks (7-6). Forward Noah Dickerson went for a double-double, with 21 points and 17 rebounds. Sensational freshman Markelle Fultz added 18 points, as the..." December 23

  • Stanford rebuffs Idaho 86-80 behind Pickens

    The Sports Xchange "Dorian Pickens scored 25 points while making a career-high seven 3-pointers in Stanford's 86-80 victory over Idaho on Thursday night in Stanford, Calif. Pickens' 7-of-10 performance from beyond the arc was part of a game that featured a combined 24 3-pointers by the teams. Stanford..." December 23

  • San Francisco pulls out win over Utah in Diamond Head Classic

    The Sports Xchange "HONOLULU -- Ronnie Boyce scored 19 points and Chase Foster added 12 to help San Francisco escape with an 89-86 victory over Utah in the opening round of the Diamond Head Classic on Thursday. The Dons (9-2) matched a tournament record with 16 3-pointers. They shot 57 percent from the..." December 23

  • No. 23 USC remains undefeated

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart scored 21 points to lead No. 23 USC into the championship game of the Las Vegas Classic with an 83-75 semifinal victory over Missouri State on Thursday night at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Jordan McLaughlin had 19 points and five assists for USC (12-0), which is enjoying its..." December 23

  • Utah's Kyle Kuzma suffers apparent ankle injury

    Salt Lake Tribune "A stray foot underneath a landing player can wreak havoc — and it could have lasting implications for the Runnin' Utes (7-3) going into the coming weeks. Junior forward Kyle Kuzma, entered Thursday night's game against Hawaii leading the team in scoring (16.0 ppg), rebounding (11.3 rpg) and..." December 23

  • 4-star forward Charles O'Bannon Jr. commits to USC

    ESPN "Four-star small forward Charles O'Bannon Jr., No. 34 in the ESPN 100, has decided to attend USC, selecting the Trojans over NC State, UCLA and UNLV. "I felt really comfortable on campus, and it's close to home," O'Bannon told ESPN. "I like the environment, and I feel like I belong there. ... It..." December 23

  • Washington State holds off Sacramento State

    The Sports Xchange "Charles Callison scored 16 points to help Washington State hold on for a 74-66 victory over visiting Sacramento State on Wednesday night at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman, Wash. Ike Iroegbu scored 15 points for Washington State (7-5). Conor Clifford had 13 points, Malachi Flynn added 11, and..." December 22

  • Beavers surge past Golden Flashes

    The Sports Xchange "Kendal Manuel scored 17 points to help Oregon State pull away for a 69-50 victory over Kent State on Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Jaquori McLaughlin had 14 points and eight assists for Oregon State (4-9). Drew Eubanks finished with 13 points, six rebounds and four..." December 22

  • No, 12 Virignia squeaks past Cal

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- It certainly wasn't pretty, but 12th-ranked Virginia felt pretty good about its 56-52 victory over California on Wednesday that ended the Bears' 27-game home winning streak. Two teams that rely on their defense slugged it out at Haas Pavilion, with Virginia (10-1)..." December 22

  • No. 2 UCLA pulls away from Western Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Different players are delivering on different nights to help No. 2 UCLA remain unbeaten, and it was Bryce Alford who had the hot hand in the Bruins' 82-68 victory over Western Michigan on Wednesday at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Alford scored 22 points for UCLA (13-0), which concluded..." December 22

  • Arizona State rolls past Central Arkansas

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona State guard Torian Graham scored 26 points, guard Shannon Evans II had 23 points and the Sun Devils tied a school record with 18 three-pointers in a 98-62 victory over Central Arkansas at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz., on Thursday. Forward Obinna Oleka had 18 points and a..." December 22

  • Colorado overtakes Eastern Washington

    The Sports Xchange "After scoring only two points in nearly the first eight minutes, Colorado used a late first-half run to get back in the game and eventually overtake and beat Eastern Washington 76-68 on Thursday night at Boulder, Colo. After spending the majority of the first half digging out of a 17-point..." December 22

  • Foster leads Creighton over Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- No. 9 Creighton has never been ranked higher in the national polls, but the Bluejays see no reason to stop now. Guard Marcus Foster scored a season-high 29 points to lead six players in double figures, and the Bluejays (12-0) made 14 3-pointers in a 96-85 victory over Arizona..." December 21

  • Nio. 18 Arizona blows out New Mexico

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona ended its nonconference season with one of its best all-around performances of the season. Five players scored in double figures, and the 18th-ranked Wildcats turned in a smothering defensive effort as they breezed past New Mexico 77-46 on Tuesday night at McKale..." December 21

  • Washington pulls away from Cal Poly

    The Sports Xchange "David Crisp had 21 points and eight rebounds for Washington, which used a big second-half surge to beat visiting Cal Poly 77-61 on Tuesday night at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Matisse Thybulle scored 15 points for Washington (6-5). Markelle Fultz added 14 points. Noah Dickerson had 12..." December 21

  • No. 20 Oregon tops Fresno State for ninth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- With Oregon's leading scorer on the bench for the second game in a row, Jordan Bell once again took over that role. The junior forward posted a career-high point total for the second consecutive game, scoring 23 to lead No. 20 Oregon to a 75-63 win over Fresno State in a..." December 21

  • Forward Kenny Wooten commits to ASU men's basketball

    Arizona Republic "Kenny Wooten, a 6-8 forward currently attending prep school Trinity International in Las Vegas, committed to Arizona State basketball on Tuesday during a recruiting visit before the Sun Devils' game against No. 9 Creighton. Wooten originally signed with Nevada but received a release from his..." December 21

  • Colorado gets past Air Force 75-68

    The Sports Xchange "Xavier Johnson posted 14 points and six rebounds to help Colorado beat Air Force 75-68 on Monday night at Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo. George King had 13 points and nine rebounds for Colorado (9-3), which has won four of its last five games. Derrick White scored 12 points, Wesley..." December 20

  • SMU smashes Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "Four SMU players scored in double figures, led by 16 points from guard Sterling Brown, and the Mustangs recorded a 72-49 win over cold-shooting Stanford in Dallas on Monday night. Also scoring in double figures for the Mustangs, who shot 52.9 percent from the field, were forward Semi Ojeleye..." December 20

  • No. 23 USC beats Cornell to stay undefeated

    The Sports Xchange "Southern California overcame another sluggish start to remain unbeaten with a 79-67 victory over visiting Cornell on Monday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Chimezie Metu had 17 points and six rebounds for No. 23 USC (11-0), which is enjoying its best start since going 16-0 to begin..." December 20

  • Long Overlooked, Washington Star Markelle Fultz Has Everyone's Attention Now

    Bleacher Report "Markelle Fultz got his hands on the basketball for the first time in a college game half a minute into the Washington Huskies' season opener against Yale. The freshman point guard dribbled up the left side of the court, lulled his defender to sleep just beyond the three-point line, blew by him..." December 20

  • Oregon’s Chris Boucher will not play against Fresno State

    Fanrag Sports "Oregon Ducks talent Chris Boucher will not play in the team’s Tuesday night game against Fresno State, Dana Altman told FanRag Sports. Boucher is Oregon’s leading scorer at 14.1 points per game. He’s also averaged 7.8 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game this season. He was originally seen with..." December 20

  • Arizona Wildcats' Sean Miller: One-and-done mentality 'completely upside down'

    Tuscon "During a 35-minute media session today, Sean Miller expressed some optimism about getting guys back in the short run … and some long-run concern over the one-and-done rule: Miller expanded on his statement Saturday that guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright is ahead of schedule on recovering from a..." December 20

  • No. 24 USC edges Troy in final minute

    The Sports Xchange "Jordan McLaughlin made a go-ahead layup in the final minute to help No. 24 USC escape with its perfect record intact after an 82-77 victory over visiting Troy on Saturday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. USC trailed 77-74 with just over a minute to play, but Chimezie Metu tied the..." December 18

  • No. 22 Oregon boosts win streak to eight with 20-point victory

    The Sports Xchange "PORTLAND, Ore. -- With UNLV adjusting to new coach Marvin Menzies, Oregon coach Dana Altman wanted to "take advantage of that and get them before they get better as the season progresses." The Ducks did just that. Dillon Brooks made his first start of the season in place of injured..." December 18

  • Oregon's Boucher sidelined due to ankle sprain

    Oregonian "Oregon senior forward Chris Boucher will miss tonight's game against UNLV with an ankle sprain. Boucher was seen with a walking boot on his left foot and crutches prior to Oregon's game at the Moda Center against the Rebels and a source tells The Oregonian/OregonLive that he'll miss the..." December 18

  • Portland downs misfiring Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Portland guards Jazz Johnson and Alec Wintering combined for 29 points while leading the Pilots over cold-shooting Oregon State 53-45 Sunday in the Dam City Classic at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore. The Beavers (3-9) shot only 28 percent from the field while losing their fifth consecutive..." December 18

  • Washington edges Western Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Markelle Fultz posted 27 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds to lead Washington to a 92-86 victory over Western Michigan on Sunday night at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Dominic Green scored 16 points for Washington (5-5). David Crisp had 15 points, while Noah Dickerson finished with..." December 18

  • Long Beach State downs Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Evan Payne scored 19 points and junior point guard Justin Bibbins added 16 points and six assists as Long Beach State registered a 71-67 victory over Oregon State on Friday night in the Dam City Classic at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore. Junior forward Gabe Levin had 13 points..." December 17

  • No. 19 Arizona holds off Texas A&M

    The Sports Xchange "HOUSTON -- For Arizona, seven (players that is) was enough, but just barely, to beat upset-minded Texas A&M on Saturday in the first game of the Lone Star Shootout at the Toyota Center. Dusan Ristic scored 18 points and Lauri Markkanen added 17 as No. 19 Arizona built a huge lead and held..." December 17

  • Holiday, Alford fuel No. 2 UCLA past Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "UCLA's high-scoring offense did not reach its average but the second-ranked Bruins were still efficient with four players in double figures in an 86-73 win over Ohio State on Saturday in Las Vegas in the CBS Sports Classic at the T-Mobile Arena. Guards Aaron Holiday and Bryce Alford each..." December 17

  • Late surge lifts Washington State over Santa Clara

    The Sports Xchange "It was just above 10 degrees outside Friel Court in snowy Pullman, Wash., on Saturday. But inside, Washington State's defense heated up just in time overcome Santa Clara's hot-shooting guards. The Cougars outscored Santa Clara 14-2 over the final 6:25 to edge the Broncos, 69-68. Santa..." December 17

  • Kuzma leads Utah to rout of Prairie View A&M

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Kyle Kuzma recorded 18 points, 15 rebounds and six assists to lead Utah to a 92-60 victory over Prairie View A&M on Saturday. Sederick Barefield added 18 points and David Collette chipped in 11 points and nine rebounds for the Utes. Barefield and Collette made their season..." December 17

  • Bird leads Cal to rout of Cal Poly

    The Sports Xchange "Jabari Bird scored a career-high 25 points to help California cruise to an 81-55 victory over visiting Cal Poly on Saturday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Bird made 10 of 16 field-goal attempts and 4 of 7 from 3-point range for Cal (9-2), which has won seven of its last eight..." December 17

  • New Mexico State upends Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "Braxton Huggins had 24 points and set a career high with six 3-pointers and New Mexico State extended its winning streak to eight with an 81-70 victory over Arizona State on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Aggies guard Ian Baker had 19 points, and his free throw with 9:47..." December 17

  • Lonzo Ball leading an offensive awakening in Westwood

    SI "Among the first 10 or so college basketball pieces I wrote for Sports Illustrated magazine was a column about an intriguing, late-blooming sophomore at UCLA who’d begun the 2007–08 season sporting a “haircut out of Ghost Rider: a Mohawk framed by intricately shaved flames, some of which licked a..." December 15

  • No. 2 UCLA gashes UC Santa Barbara to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "The fabulous freshman duo of T.J. Leaf and Lonzo Ball helped No. 2 UCLA remain unbeaten with a 102-62 victory over visiting UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday night at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Leaf had 25 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high eight assists for UCLA (11-0), which is off to..." December 15

  • No. 19 Arizona holds off upset-minded Grand Canyon

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- As Arizona coach Sean Miller said, "Nobody has less depth than us." It is a high-wire act right now for the 19th-ranked Wildcats, who have seven available scholarship players and ran into a feisty Grand Canyon team on Wednesday night. Freshman guard Kobi Simmons scored..." December 15

  • Lavar Ball says son Lonzo, and both UCLA-bound brothers, will be one-and-done

    CBS Sports "Lavar Ball, at this point, is known for his bold predictions almost as much as his oldest son, Lonzo, is known for his unique gifts that have transformed UCLA's program and pushed the Bruins near the top of most polls and rankings. And, to his credit, he's been right way more than wrong. So..." December 15

  • Boucher guides Ducks past Montana

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Chris Boucher finished one rebound shy of becoming the first Oregon player in nearly 30 years to record 20 points and 20 rebounds in a game. The senior center amassed 23 points, 19 rebounds and five blocked shots while leading No. 22 Oregon to a 81-67 win over Montana on..." December 14

  • Report: ASU freshman forward Sam Cunliffe expected to transfer

    Arizona Sports "Arizona State freshman forward Sam Cunliffe was reportedly expected to transfer from the program after playing 10 games for the Sun Devils, reports ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. The starting small forward is averaging 9.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 25 minutes per game. He is shooting 35..." December 13

  • USC breezes by Pepperdine

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart scored 26 points and made seven 3-pointers, helping USC remain unbeaten with a 93-67 victory over visiting Pepperdine on Sunday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Jordan McLaughlin had 18 points and six assists for USC (9-0), which is off to its best start since winning..." December 12

  • Emery helps Cougars beat Buffaloes

    The Sports Xchange "Nick Emery scored 22 points to help BYU beat visiting Colorado 79-71 on Saturday night at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah. Eric Mika had 17 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three blocked shots for BYU (7-3). T.J. Haws scored 16 points. Yoeli Childs added 11 points and 12..." December 11

  • Cal crushes UC Davis 86-61

    The Sports Xchange "Charlie Moore had 22 points, four assists and four steals to lead California to an 86-61 victory over visiting UC Davis on Saturday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Moore made 7 of 9 field-goal attempts and 4 of 5 from 3-point range for the Golden Bears (8-2). Grant Mullins scored..." December 11

  • Savannah State outlasts Oregon State in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman Robert Kelly Jr. came off the bench to post season highs of 24 points and nine rebounds, leading visiting Savannah State to a 93-90 victory over Oregon State in overtime Sunday at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Joshua Floyd added 14 points and seven rebounds for Savannah State..." December 11

  • No. 24 Oregon rallies late to down Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Two years ago, Oregon fans were among those chanting "We Want 'Bama" in football. The Ducks got their shot at Alabama in basketball on Sunday and almost regretted it. No. 24 Oregon scored the final nine points of the game to break a late tie and rally for a 65-56 win..." December 11

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