Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • No. 6 UCLA steamrolls rival USC

    The Sports Xchange "Bryce Alford poured in 26 points as No. 6 UCLA rolled over rival USC to avenge one of its losses with a 102-70 victory Saturday night at a raucous Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. All five starters scored in double figures for UCLA (24-3, 11-3 Pac-12), which shot 53.8 percent, amassed a huge..." February 19

  • Thompson's game-winner lifts Oregon State by Utah

    The Sports Xchange "Stephen Thompson Jr. scored the winning basket with 11 seconds to play to help Oregon State end its 15-game losing streak with a 68-67 victory over Utah in a Pac-12 Conference game Sunday at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Thompson scored 31 points for Oregon State (5-23, 1-14 Pac-12),..." February 19

  • Stanford tops rival Cal

    The Sports Xchange "Dorian Pickens scored 23 points to help Stanford upset rival Cal 73-68 in a Pac-12 Conference game Friday night at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. Reid Travis posted 19 points and nine rebounds for Stanford (13-13, 5-9 Pac-12), which had lost five of six. Marcus Allen added 11 points for..." February 18

  • Brooks scores 23, No. 7 Ducks wipe out Buffaloes

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon will carry the NCAA's longest home winning streak into next season. Junior forward Dillon Brooks scored 23 points as No. 7 Oregon finished off a second straight unbeaten home schedule with a 101-73 victory over Colorado on Saturday at Matthew Knight Arena...." February 18

  • Washington State roars past Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "Washington State center Conor Clifford had 19 points and Josh Hawkinson notched his school-record 54th career double-double as the Cougars pulled away for a 86-71 Pac-12 victory over Arizona State on Saturday at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman, Wash. Clifford had three layups and guard Malachi..." February 18

  • Markkanen helps No. 5 Arizona defeat Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Two of the best freshmen in the country -- Arizona forward Lauri Markkanen and Washington guard Markelle Fultz -- played to a scoring standstill but as usual, Markkanen's team won. Markkanen had 26 points and 13 rebounds, guard Allonzo Trier scored 21 and the No. 5 Wildcats held on to beat..." February 18

  • Colorado keeps Oregon State winless in Pac-12

    The Sports Xchange "Derrick White scored 20 points to help Colorado hold on for a 60-52 victory over Oregon State in a Pac-12 game on Thursday night at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Xavier Johnson scored 17 points for Colorado (16-11, 6-8 Pac-12). George King had seven points and seven rebounds...." February 17

  • No. 7 Oregon throttles Utah

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- With five players averaging in double digits, Oregon is a tough team to scout. On Thursday, it was junior forward Dillon Brooks leading the way with 20 points as the seventh-ranked Ducks defeated Utah 79-61 on Thursday night at Matthew Knight Arena. Junior forward..." February 17

  • No. 5 Arizona wipes out Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona forward Lauri Markkanen is an unusual player, a 7-footer who shoots nearly 50 percent from 3-point range. But to bust a four-game slump, he needed to get closer to the basket. Markkanen, a freshman from Finland, got tough in the paint with a double-double Thursday night, and..." February 17

  • Sun Devils survive wild ending at Washington

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- Arizona State guard Torian Graham scored 29 points and guard Tra Holder added 21 in the Sun Devils' 83-81 Pac-12 victory over Washington on Thusday in a game that featured a wild final 10 seconds. Sun Devils forward Obinna Oleka blocked a drive by Markelle Fultz with 20.6 seconds..." February 17

  • Sources: Utah, UNLV, Ole Miss, and Rice to headline 2017 MGM Grand Main Event

    Fanrag Sports "Utah, UNLV, Ole Miss, and Rice will headline the 2017 MGM Grand Main Event in Las Vegas, sources told FanRag Sports on Wednesday morning. Utah will play Ole Miss and UNLV will face Rice on Monday Nov. 20th with the winners and losers facing each other on Wednesday Nov. 22nd. This will be the..." February 14

  • Colorado takes control in rout of Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Derrick White scored 23 points and Colorado went on a 13-0 run late in the first half to take control from Washington State and the Buffaloes defeated the Cougars 81-49 on Sunday night at Coors Event Center in Boulder, Colo. White scored 11 of his points in the first half as the..." February 13

  • Brooks, Dorsey carry No. 5 Oregon past USC

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona coach Sean Miller grumbled about his defense and rebounding after the last game. Message received. With Arizona's top two scoring threats mostly silent Saturday night, the No. 9 Wildcats took care of business at the other end of the court as they beat Cal 62-57..." February 12

  • Brooks, Dorsey carry No. 5 Oregon past USC

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Tyler Dorsey wasn't leaving his hometown without a win. The Oregon sophomore guard made two 3-pointers in the final three minutes to lift No. 5 Oregon to a 81-70 win over USC on Saturday night at the Galen Center. Dorsey, a Los Angeles native, finished with 19 points as the..." February 12

  • UCLA adds to stacked recruiting class with 4-star F Chris Smith

    Scout "The 2017 recruit Chris Smith just verbally committed to UCLA, he tells Scout. Smith, a standout at Huntington (W.V.) Prep, took an official visit to UCLA this week and was at their big win over Oregon on Thursday. "I've been working on my list for a while," Smith said. "I trimmed it down to..." February 12

  • Ball leads No. 10 UCLA past Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "UCLA freshman guard Lonzo Ball scored 22 points with nine assists and seven rebounds to lead the No. 10 Bruins to a 78-60 victory over Oregon State in a Pac-12 game on Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles. Showing balance, UCLA (23-3, 10-3 Pac-12) had seven players other than Ball score at least..." February 12

  • Washington suspends Malik Dime indefinitely following fan altercation

    Tacoma News Tribune "Malik Dime, a 6-foot-9 senior forward, has been suspended indefinitely after he slapped two fans in Colorado’s student section during Washington’s 81-66 loss on Thursday night. Dime, who hasn’t played since Jan. 7 due to a broken pinky on his right hand, walked from UW’s bench to the student..." February 11

  • Utes rout short-handed Huskies

    The Sports Xchange "Devon Daniels and Parker Van Dyke scored 16 points apiece to help Utah cruise to an 85-61 victory over Washington on Saturday. David Collette added 14 points while Kyle Kuzma chipped 13 points and 10 rebounds for his 15th double-double of the season. Utah (17-8, 8-5 Pac-12) earned its fourth..." February 11

  • Arizona State polishes off Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Torian Graham had 24 points and six 3-pointers and hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 21.4 seconds remaining to help Arizona State to a 75-69 Pac-12 win over Stanford on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena. Tra Holder and Shannon Evans II made two free throws apiece in the final 12.4..." February 11

  • Utah holds of Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward David Collette scored 22 points and helped Utah hold off Washington State in a 74-70 win Thursday at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Senior guard Lorenzo Bonam added 13 points, and junior forward Kyle Kuzma finished with 10 points and eight rebounds for the..." February 10

  • Colorado upends Fultz-less Washington

    The Sports Xchange "In a Pac-12 game notable for who didn't play more so than for who did, Colorado avenged a January loss to Washington with an 81-66 victory Thursday night at Coors Events Center in Boulder, Colo. Six players reached double figures for the Buffaloes (14-11, 4-8), led by George King's 21 points..." February 10

  • Aaron-led USC rolls over Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Shaqquan Aaron came off the bench to post 24 points and six rebounds, leading USC to a 95-63 victory over visiting Oregon State in a Pac-12 Conference game Thursday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Bennie Boatwright scored 16 points for USC (21-4, 8-4 Pac-12). Elijah Stewart scored..." February 10

  • No. 10 Bruins rally past No. 5 Ducks

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Playing the No. 5 team in the country in front of a sellout crowd gave UCLA star freshman Lonzo Ball an idea of what it will be like in the NCAA Tournament. Ball and guard Aaron Holiday each scored 15 points as the 10th-ranked Bruins rallied from a 15-point, second-half..." February 10

  • Washington's Malik Dime slaps heckling Colorado students

    CBS Sports "Washington's top shot-blocker this season, Malik Dime, reportedly slapped two heckling fans in the face Thursday night during the Huskies' 81-66 loss at Colorado in Boulder. Dime, who was sitting out a ninth straight game because of a broken finger, walked from the bench over to the Colorado..." February 10

  • Mullins, Rabb lead Cal to blowout win over Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "California guard Grant Mullins had 18 points on six 3-pointers and center Ivan Rabb had 13 points and 11 rebounds in the Bears' dominating 68-43 Pac-12 victory over the Arizona State Sun Devils on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Mullins made his first six 3-point attempts, the..." February 09

  • No. 9 Arizona struggles to shake off Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona was looking to bounce back from a lopsided loss to Oregon, playing a Stanford team it beat earlier this season by 39 points. Instead, the ninth-ranked Wildcats nearly lost again. Arizona couldn't shake Stanford, needing clutch free-throw shooting and a big..." February 09

  • UCLA recruit LaMelo Ball scores 92 points in high school game

    Larry Brown Sports "College basketball fans already know how good UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball is, but what’s scary is that his youngest brother may be even better. LaMelo Ball, a sophomore at Chino Hills High School in Southern California and the third of three talented basketball-playing Ball brothers, scored 92..." February 08

  • California travel ban on Kansas affecting KU basketball; LGBT rights group seeks repeal of ‘religious freedom’ law

    Lawrence Journal World "There will be no Jayhawk basketball games with the University of California anytime soon, largely due to a law Kansas enacted last year that the state of California has said discriminates against the LGBT community. University of Kansas officials confirmed Friday that athletic teams from public..." February 08

  • Ball, No. 11 UCLA overpower Fultz, Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fultz played to a statistical draw. Their teams did not. Ball had 22 points, six rebounds, five assists and four steals in a marquee matchup of freshmen point guards, leading No. 11 UCLA to a 107-66 victory over Washington on Saturday night in Seattle. More than..." February 05

  • Cal holds off Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "Charlie Moore scored 17 points and tied his career high with eight assists, leading California to a 77-66 victory over visiting Colorado in a Pac-12 Conference game Sunday at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Grant Mullins scored 16 points for Cal (17-6, 8-3 Pac-12), which has won four in a..." February 05

  • Stanford's Travis leads Cardinal over Utes

    The Sports Xchange "Reid Travis scored 26 points to lead Stanford to an 81-75 victory over Utah in a Pac-12 Conference game Saturday at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. Dorian Pickens and Robert Cartwright scored 14 points apiece for Stanford (12-11, 4-7 Pac-12). Marcus Allen added 13 points. Tyler..." February 04

  • No. 13 Ducks use 3-point barrage to rout No. 5 Wildcats

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon celebrated the NCAA's longest home winning streak in style. Sophomore guard Tyler Dorsey scored 23 points as the 13th-ranked moved into a tie for first place in the Pac-12 with a 85-58 win over fifth-ranked Arizona on Saturday afternoon at Matthew Knight Arena...." February 04

  • Arizona State hands Oregon State 11th straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "Guards Torian Graham and Shannon Evans II had 21 points and four 3-pointers apiece in the Sun Devils' 81-68 Pac-12 victory over the Oregon State Beavers at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore., on Saturday. Guards Tra Holder had 19 points, six rebounds and five assists and guard Kodi Justice had..." February 04

  • Metu lifts USC to rare Pac-12 road sweep

    The Sports Xchange "USC sophomore forward Chimezie Metu scored a career-high 29 points as the Trojans beat Washington State 86-77 on Saturday night in Pullman, Wash., completing their first weekly conference road sweep since 2011. Metu made 12 of 14 shots from the field and pulled down eight rebounds for USC..." February 04

  • Cal outlasts Utah in double OT

    The Sports Xchange "Jabari Bird scored 26 points and made big baskets late to help California beat Utah 77-75 in a double-overtime thriller Thursday night in a Pac-12 Conference game at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Charlie Moore had 17 points and seven assists for Cal (16-6, 7-3 Pac-12). Ivan Rabb had 12..." February 03

  • No. 5 Arizona responds after trailing at halftime

    The Sports Xchange "The table is set. Fifth-ranked Arizona warmed up for Saturday's Pac-12 showdown at second-place Oregon with a 71-54 victory Thursday against Oregon State in Corvallis, Ore., although it took the Wildcats until the second half to get hot. Arizona guard Allonzo Trier scored a season-high..." February 03

  • White, Johnson lead Colorado over Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "Derrick White and Xavier Johnson combined for 38 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists to lead Colorado over Stanford 81-74 in a Pac-12 game Thursday night at Palo Alto, Calif. The Buffaloes (13-10, 3-7 Pac-12) have won three consecutive games, while Stanford (11-11, 3-7) has lost three..." February 03

  • No. 13 Oregon survives Arizona State, 71-70

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon survived a scare against Arizona State to set up a battle for first place in the Pac-12 Conference on Saturday. Forward Dillon Brooks scored 27 points, including the final 12 for Oregon, as the 13th-ranked Ducks defeated Arizona State 71-70 Thursday night at Matthew..." February 03

  • No. 11 UCLA tops Washington State to end skid

    The Sports Xchange "Behind a career-high 32 points and 14 rebounds from freshman forward T.J. Leaf, No. 11 UCLA ended its two-game losing skid Wednesday with a 95-79 victory over Washington State in Pullman, Wash. "I think we got back on track with this win," said Leaf, who made 14 of 18 shots and had three..." February 02

  • Boatwright leads USC to comeback victory over Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Bennie Boatwright came off the bench to score 23 points in his return from a two-month injury absence, leading USC to an 82-74 comeback victory over Washington in a Pac-12 game Wednesday night at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. De'Anthony Melton posted 16 points, seven rebounds, six..." February 02

  • Colorado snaps No. 10 Oregon's 17-game win streak

    The Sports Xchange "BOULDER, Colo. -- Colorado didn't lose faith after an 0-7 start to Pac-12 play. The Buffaloes were rewarded for their perseverance with a 74-65 upset of No. 10 Oregon Saturday night at Coors Events Center. Derrick White scored 23 points and George King added 13 points for the Buffaloes..." January 29

  • Washington State tops Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Josh Hawkinson had a career-high 31 points and Ike Iroegbu had 22 points and 10 assists in Washington State's 91-83 Pac-12 victory over Arizona State on Sunday at Wells Fargo Arena. Hawkinson was 10 of 16 from the field and made all nine of his free throws. He had 10 rebounds..." January 29

  • Allen's defense guides No. 7 Wildcats by Washington

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona coach Sean Miller consistently said this season that senior guard Kadeem Allen is one of the best defenders he has had with the Wildcats. Sunday provided more evidence. Allen produced 14 points, six rebounds and five assists while playing pesky defense against..." January 29

  • Rabb, Cal dump rival Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb recorded his 10th double-double of the season to help Cal beat rival Stanford 66-55 in a Pac-12 Conference game Sunday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Rabb posted 25 points and 13 rebounds for the Golden Bears (15-6, 6-3 Pac-12). Jabari Bird added 17 points. Reid..." January 29

  • Utah, Kuzma hold off Oregon State, Thompson

    The Sports Xchange "Utah forward Kyle Kuzma had a double-double to help offset 30 points from Oregon State guard Stephen Thompson Jr. as the Utes held off a late rally to win 86-78 on Saturday night in Salt Lake City. Kuzma had 18 points and 12 rebounds in a game that got uncomfortably close for Utah (15-6, 6-3..." January 28

  • Trier leads No. 7 Arizona in first home game since return

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Just because guard Allonzo Trier is back doesn't mean everything is right with the Arizona Wildcats. Trier scored a team-high 17 points in his season home debut and forward Lauri Markkanen had a double-double Thursday night, but No. 7 Arizona couldn't pull away from..." January 27

  • Brooks powers No. 10 Oregon past Utah in return

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Dillon Brooks returned quickly from a sprained foot to help No. 10 Oregon continue its longest winning streak in school history. The junior forward scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Ducks to a 73-67 win over Utah on Thursday night at the Huntsman Center. Brooks was 7..." January 27

  • Evans, Holder steer Sun Devils past Huskies

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona State guards Shannon Evans II and Tra Holder combined for 48 points in the Sun Devils' 86-75 Pac-12 victory over the Washington Huskies on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Holder had 21 of his 23 points in the second half to help Arizona State (10-11, 3-5 Pac-12) break..." January 26

  • Lonzo Ball's Dad 'The NBA Will Be Easier For Lonzo ... We're Coming After Michael Jordan'

    TMZ "If you think UCLA superstar Lonzo Ball is a problem now ... just wait until the kid gets to the NBA ... 'cause Lonzo's dad, LaVar, says he's gonna dominate the Association even EASIER than the NCAA. Lonzo's just a freshman, but has already established himself as one of the best players in the..." January 26

  • Colorado beats Oregon State for first Pac-12 win

    The Sports Xchange "Colorado pulled away from Oregon State late to defeat the Beavers 85-78 Thursday at the Coors Event Center in Boulder, Colo., in a matchup of squads that were previously winless in Pac-12 Conference play. The game featured more offense than expected, especially from Oregon State. The Beavers..." January 26

  • 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

  • Stewart, USC fend off Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart scored 29 points to help USC hold on for an 82-79 victory over Arizona State in a Pac-12 Conference game Sunday evening at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Jordan McLaughlin had 18 points and eight assists for USC (17-4, 4-4 Pac-12). Jonah Mathews scored 14 points while Nick..." 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

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