Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Another USC starter is gone after Nikola Jovanovic stays in NBA draft

    Los Angeles Times "At one time, it seemed probable that the USC basketball team would return all five starters after its best season in years. Then came this off-season, which has been close to a worst-case scenario for Coach Andy Enfield and the Trojans. Forward Nikola Jovanovic, who started all 34 games last..." May 25

  • Dillon Brooks, Tyler Dorsey to exit NBA draft process, return to Ducks

    ESPN "Oregon sophomore Dillon Brooks and freshman Tyler Dorsey are expected to return to Eugene, sources close to the situation told ESPN on Wednesday. The 6-foot-6 Brooks led the Ducks in scoring at 16.7 points per game and also averaged 5.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists. Dorsey averaged 13.4 points and..." May 25

  • Arizona State lands 4-star forward Romello White

    Scout "Four-star power forward Romello White has signed with Bobby Hurley and Arizona State, he told Scout. "Everything about it," White said when asked about this decision to go to ASU. "The school is great. The stadium is amazing. I love it. Their coaches aren’t going anywhere. I’m going to get a..." May 20

  • Report: Former Arizona State guard Andre Spight joins Northern Colorado

    The Score "Almost three months after leaving Arizona State, Andre Spight has found a new home, as the 6-foot-3 guard is transferring to Northern Colorado, a source told ESPN's Jeff Borzello. Spight had a productive first year with the Sun Devils before deciding to leave the program prior to season's end...." May 19

  • Mr. Basketball Charlie Moore of Morgan Park commits to California

    Chicago Tribune "Mr. Basketball has a new home. Morgan Park senior guard Charlie Moore committed to California on Wednesday night. He committed to Memphis on Nov. 12 before reopening his recruitment on April 8 after Josh Pastner left to coach Georgia Tech. "It's a big relief to get it over with," Moore said...." May 19

  • Tre'Shaun Fletcher Toledo-bound "It appears Tre'Shaun Fletcher is Toledo-bound. In a tweet posted Monday night, reported that Fletcher, who recently finished his junior season with the Colorado men's basketball team, will complete his career at the University of Toledo. Fletcher announced his plans to transfer..." May 18

  • Jakob Poeltl believes he can play like Pau Gasol

    L.A. Daily News "With the Lakers hoping to accelerate their rebuilding process, they spoke with one college prospect who believes he can emulate a certain player that once delivered them NBA championships. “I can be a lot like Pau Gasol,” said University of Utah sophomore center Jakob Poeltl, who interviewed..." May 15

  • Washington State finally lets Izundu transfer to San Diego State

    The Score "Initially barred from transferring to San Diego State, center Valentine Izundu is headed to the Aztecs by way of Washington State after all. The Cougars blocked Izundu from going to his intended destination after accusing San Diego State of tampering with him. The allegations arose after Izundu..." May 15

  • UNC-Asheville transfer Dylan Smith will join the Wildcats

    Arizona Desert Swarm "The Arizona Wildcats, looking to finalize their roster for the 2016-17 season and beyond, have landed UNC-Asheville Bulldogs transfer Dylan Smith, he announced on Twitter. Smith will have to sit out for a year before playing at Arizona, but then he'll have three years of eligibility with the..." May 12

  • Utah forward Brekkott Chapman to transfer

    Salt Lake Tribune "Brekkott Chapman — who was to be a key piece to the University of Utah's men's basketball rotation going forward — has received a release from his scholarship and will transfer from the school, The Tribune has learned. Chapman originally asked for his release last week, sources tell The..." May 08

  • USC's Julian Jacobs to remain eligible for NBA draft

    The Score "USC junior guard Julian Jacobs will sign with an agent and remain eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft, he confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Jacobs posted career highs last season in points (11.6), assists (5.5), and rebounds (4.9) per game. He also helped the Trojans qualify for the NCAA tournament..." May 06

  • Cal's Ivan Rabb explains why he gave up millions to return to school

    Fox Sports "With a new NBA Draft rule in place that allow players to enter the draft, receive feedback from professional teams, and still return to school (assuming they haven't hired an agent), virtually every prominent player in college basketball has declared for the 2016 draft. Many non-prominent ones..." May 04

  • USC transfer Malik Martin headed to South Florida

    The Score "USC transfer Malik Martin is headed closer to home after committing to join South Florida. "After I finish up this semester of school I will be finishing my last two years of eligibility at the University of South Florida," the 6-foot-11 forward tweeted. The Miami native suffered through a..." May 03

  • Arizona State, Bobby Hurley agree to 1-year extension

    The Score "Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley will receive a one-year extension, CBS's Jon Rothstein reports. An official announcement is expected soon. In his first season as head coach of the Sun Devils, Hurley guided the team to a paltry 15-17 record, and occasionally made headlines for the wrong..." April 28

  • Columbia graduate transfer Grant Mullins commits to Cal

    SI "Columbia graduate transfer Grant Mullins has committed to California, ESPN's Jeff Borzello reports. Mullins averaged 13.1 points and shot 43.1% from three-point range last season for the Lions. The 6-foot-3 sharpshooter will have one season of eligibility at Cal, which he can use immediately..." April 28

  • Projected first-rounder Ivan Rabb staying at Cal

    San Francisco Chronicle "In a move that bucked the national trend, Cal freshman forward Ivan Rabb decided he will return for his sophomore season. He let the 8:59 p.m. Sunday deadline for underclassmen to declare for the NBA draft pass with no public acknowledgment of his plans. At 9:03 p.m., head coach Cuonzo Martin..." April 25

  • Savon Goodman transfers to La Salle as Explorers continue to reload

    City of Basketball Love "Savon Goodman is coming home, and La Salle’s already strong conglomerate of reinforcement transfers just got another boost. Goodman, a Constitution high school grad and Philadelphia native, is transferring to La Salle after spending the first four years of his college career at three separate..." April 23

  • Potential lottery pick Ivan Rabb ‘strongly considering’ returning to Cal

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jaylen Brown waited a while to declare for the NBA draft, though most assumed all along he would. The delay in announcement seemed more about timing than indecisiveness. But the situation might differ for another Cal freshman, Ivan Rabb. Connor Letourneau of SFGate: Rabb — a likely..." April 22

  • Justin Simon transferring to St. John's

    SI "Arizona guard Justin Simon will transfer to St. John’s, the school announced Thursday." April 22

  • Jaylen Brown declares for NBA draft after one season at Cal

    San Francisco Chronicle "To the surprise of few, Cal freshman forward Jaylen Brown said Thursday morning that he will make himself available for the NBA draft. The announcement, made during an on-campus news conference, came three days before the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the June 23 draft. Brown plans..." April 22

  • Oregon's Tyler Dorsey declares for NBA draft, won't hire agent

    Oregonian "Oregon Ducks freshman guard Tyler Dorsey is following a teammate's lead in planning to declare for the NBA draft without hiring an agent. Just as sophomore Dillon Brooks did this week, Dorsey plans to declare for June's draft but not sign on with an agent, he told ESPN on Saturday. That..." April 17

  • Three Washington State players declare for NBA draft

    Seattle Times "Three Washington State players who recently completed their junior seasons have declared for the NBA draft. Although forward Josh Hawkinson, the team’s leading scorer and rebounder, center Conor Clifford and guard Ike Iroegbu declared for the draft, they are not hiring agents at this time,..." April 16

  • USC's Nikola Jovanovic to test NBA draft

    Los Angeles Times "Nikola Jovanovic, the second-leading scorer and top rebounder on USC's men's basketball team this past season, announced Thursday he would make himself available for the NBA draft. In posts on Twitter, Jovanovic said, "I have just declared for the 2016 NBA draft but I will not be hiring an..." April 15

  • 4-star guard Daejon Davis decommits from Washington

    College Spun "2017 Nine Mile Falls (WA) combo guard Daejon Davis, rated as the No. 38 overall player and No. 3 combo guard in the country by 247 Sports, announced his decision to decommit from Washington Friday morning. Something changed since giving his pledge in August of 2015. " April 15

  • Oregon’s Dillon Brooks declares for draft without an agent

    Today's Fastbreak "Jeff Goodman of ESPN reported Thursday that Oregon forwards Dillon Brooks and Chris Boucher were both going to declare for the 2016 NBA Draft without an agent, although for now it’s only Brooks." April 15

  • Five-star wing Terrance Ferguson, No. 13 in ESPN 100, picks Arizona

    EruptSports "Five-star wing Terrance Ferguson has committed to Arizona, he announced via Twitter. " April 14

  • Que Johnson reportedly transferring from WSU

    The Spokesman-Review "Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports that guard Que Johnson will graduate and transfer for his senior season. Johnson is the fourth WSU men's basketball player to transfer this offseason and the seventh in the last two years. The Cougars went 9-23 this year, finishing the season with a 17-game..." April 12

  • UNLV guard Jordan Cornish transfers to Cal

    Pacific Takes "The California Golden Bears have made a splash on the transfer market, landing UNLV guard Jordan Cornish. Cornish served as a sixth man for most of the season, before injuries thrust him into a starting role. He averaged 6.2 points and 2.5 rebounds a game for the Runnin' Rebels. Per NCAA..." April 11

  • Nevada hires ex-Cal assistant 1 day after resignation

    The Score "It didn't take Yann Hufnagel very long to find work. One day after resigning as an assistant coach for Cal amid allegations of sexual harassment, Eric Musselman's staff in Nevada added him as an assistant on Friday. "I met Yann nearly a decade ago and his track record as an assistant at..." April 09

  • Oregon Basketball Star Dwayne Benjamin Done With Ducks Football After 1 Practice

    College Spun "After helping Oregon men’s basketball to the Elite Eight this season, senior forward Dwayne Benjamin considered playing football for the Ducks this fall. After one spring practice, that is over. He revealed the decision in a response to a since-deleted tweet by Oregon reporter Aaron Fentress." April 07

  • Stanford forward Rosco Allen enters NBA draft, not hiring agent

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford forward Rosco Allen announced Friday that he will enter the NBA Draft but not hire an agent, giving him the option to return to the Cardinal for his senior season. Allen, a fourth-year junior on track to graduate this spring, was an all-conference performer this season, averaging 15.6..." April 01

  • Tre'Shaun Fletcher, Kenan Guzonjic to transfer from Colorado

    The Ralphie Report "Colorado basketball will be looking to fill two unexpected roster vacancies, as Tad Boyle announced today that Tre'Shaun Fletcher and Kenan Guzonjic will transfer from the program. Fletcher, who has one year of eligibility remaining, averaged 5.5 points and 2.3 rebounds in his 88 games at..." March 31

  • USC’s Julian Jacobs to declare for NBA draft

    Yahoo! Sports "USC junior guard Julian Jacobs will declare for the 2016 NBA draft and is contemplating his representation decision, league sources told The Vertical. Jacobs informed USC coach Andy Enfield of his decision to leave school on Wednesday, sources said. The 6-foot-4 Jacobs is one of the top..." March 31

  • USC extends Andy Enfield through 2021

    The Score "After a successful season that saw USC finish 21-13 and a berth in the NCAA tournament, the school rewarded head coach Andy Enfield with a contract extension though the 2021 season. “We are very excited about the direction of our men’s basketball program under coach Enfield and the progress..." March 29

  • USC loses third player in a week as Katin Reinhardt intends to transfer

    Los Angeles Times "USC guard Katin Reinhardt intends to transfer, Reinhardt tweeted on Monday. “I just want to thank the Trojan family for an amazing last few years,” he wrote. “I will graduate and transfer to continue my graduate degree.” Reinhardt is the third USC basketball player to transfer in the last..." March 29

  • Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski apologizes for scolding Oregon’s Dillon Brooks, says he ‘reacted incorrectly’

    New York Daily News "Mike Krzyzewski is a legendary coach, but a lousy liar. And now the winner of five national titles at Duke is offering up an apology. Coach K got caught up in a lie after Duke got bounced from the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night, claiming in his postgame press conference that he did not..." March 27

  • Coach K says he apologized to Oregon for confronting Dillon Brooks

    The Score "Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski says he apologized to Oregon for his confrontation with Dillon Brooks at the end of Thursday's game. "Today, I spoke with Oregon head coach Dana Altman and apologized to him for my remarks to Dillon Brooks following our game," Krzyzewski said in a statement..." March 26

  • New audio proves Coach K scolded Oregon's Dillon Brooks

    Yahoo! Sports "CBS solved the Sweet 16's biggest mystery on Friday night when it released audio of the exchange between Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and Oregon forward Dillon Brooks during the handshake line Thursday night. The clip proved that Brooks gave an accurate account of the conversation and Krzyzewski..." March 26

  • Oregon's Altman: 'I told (Brooks) to shoot it' at end of Duke game

    The Score "Oregon head coach Dana Altman says Dillon Brooks was just following orders when he took the 3-point shot that resulted in an apparent scolding from Duke's Mike Krzyzewski. "That was my fault," Altman said Friday on "The Herd" with Colin Cowherd. "I told him to shoot it." The play in question..." March 26

  • Washington freshmen Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray declaring for NBA draft, hiring agents

    Pro Basketball Talk "A new rule allows players to declare for the NBA draft and withdraw within 10 days of the combine. Washington’s Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray aren’t taking advantage of it." March 25

  • Stanford expected to hire Jerod Haase as head coach

    ESPN "Stanford is expected to hire Jerod Haase as its next head coach, sources told ESPN. Haase, 41, has been the head coach at UAB the past four seasons. He was 54-46 heading into this season, but the Blazers went 26-7 in 2015-16 and won the Conference USA regular-season title before falling in the..." March 25

  • Coach K denies telling Oregon's Dillon Brooks to stop showing off "An incident with a player and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski in a handshake line? This all sounds so familiar to Syracuse fans. Oregon's Dillon Brooks said that Coach K mentioned his showboating in the handshake line after he scored 22 points, adding six assists and five rebounds, in the Ducks'..." March 25

  • Oregon knocks off defending champions Duke

    The Sports Xchange "ANAHEIM, Calif. -- For the ninth straight season, there will be no repeat NCAA champion. Oregon forward Dillon Brooks scored 22 points and forward Elgin Cook had 16 as the top-seeded Ducks eliminated defending NCAA champion Duke with an 82-68 decision Thursday in a West Region semifinal at..." March 25

  • Washington’s Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss declare for NBA draft

    Seattle Times "Less than two days after finishing their season, Washington freshmen Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss effectively ended their college basketball careers. Both released tweets Wednesday afternoon announcing they’ll enter the NBA draft this summer. The Huskies said Murray and Chriss plan to..." March 24

  • UAB's Jerod Haase among leading candidates to be Stanford's coach

    CBS Sports "UAB coach Jerod Haase has spoken with Stanford officials and is considered among the leading candidates to be the next coach of the Cardinal, a source told CBS Sports. Haase has been UAB's head coach for four seasons. He's won 20 games each of the past two seasons. UAB won C-USA this..." March 24

  • Three USC Basketball Players Leave

    Inside Socal "Darion Clark, Malik Marquetti and Malik Martin are transferring according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. A USC spokesperson said he could not confirm the moves." March 23

  • ASU forward Savon Goodman leaving the program

    Arizona Republic "After an up-and-down junior season, Savon Goodman is leaving the Arizona State basketball program, a mutual decision between the 6-foot-6 forward and coach Bobby Hurley. As a graduate transfer, Goodman will be eligible to play immediately next season. In 28 games and six starts, Goodman..." March 23

  • Archie Miller ‘never interested’ in Pitt job, source says

    Dayton Daily News "Dayton Flyers coach Archie Miller was “never interested” in the Pittsburgh job, according to a source, and multiple other sources said they would have been surprised if he had been. That news was also reported by media in Pittsburgh on Tuesday after Arizona coach Sean Miller, Archie’s older..." March 23

  • Arizona's Sean Miller shoots down coaching at Pitt

    The Score "Sean Miller is staying put. Shortly after a report surfaced about Pittsburgh reaching out to Arizona's coach to fill its coaching vacancy, Miller denied the rumor, confirming his loyalty to the program. Miller took to Twitter to oust the fire. I have a tremendous amount of respect and..." March 22

  • San Diego State 93, Washington 78

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Winston Shepard had 20 points and 10 rebounds, helping second-seeded San Diego State beat third-seeded Washington 93-78 Monday night in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament at Viejas Arena in San Diego. Sophomore guard Trey Kell scored 16 points for San Diego..." March 22

  • Top-seeded Oregon squeaks past Saint Joseph's

    The Sports Xchange "SPOKANE, Wash. -- Tyler Dorsey put his head down and subtly shook it after the first free throw went down. Then he stepped back to the line and smoothly drained the other. Minutes later, the top-seeded Ducks stormed midcourt to mob their coach, Sweet 16-bound for the first time since 2013..." March 21

  • Gonzaga rolls past Utah and into Sweet 16

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Gonzaga was in danger of not making the NCAA Tournament a week before Selection Sunday. Now the Bulldogs are one win from reaching the Elite Eight for the second straight year. Domantas Sabonis had 19 points and 10 rebounds and 11th-seeded Gonzaga routed third-seeded Utah..." March 20

  • Oregon overwhelms Holy Cross

    The Sports Xchange "SPOKANE, Wash. -- Top-seeded Oregon took a while to really get rolling Friday night in its NCAA Tournament opener against 16th-seeded Holy Cross, but when it did, it easily overwhelmed the Crusaders, 91-52. Oregon spread its offense around, with four players scoring in double figures and two..." March 18

  • Hawaii makes history with upset of Cal

    The Sports Xchange "SPOKANE, Wash. -- Hawaii coach Eran Ganot talked about his reverence for the history and tradition of Rainbow Warriors' basketball while on the interview podium Friday following his team's 77-66 upset of fourth-seeded California in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. What almost went..." March 18

  • Providence survives to beat USC

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- So many things went wrong for Providence as the Friars tried to figure out a way to pull out a first-round victory in the NCAA Tournament. But the Friars were never out of chances and forward Rodney Bullock scored on a lay-in off an inbounds play with 1.4 seconds to play,..." March 18

  • Wichita State defense dominates Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Wichita State hounded and harassed Arizona into submission Thursday night. "They deny and they pressure and they're very well-coached and gritty and tough," Arizona coach Sean Miller said after the 11th-seed Shockers sent his sixth-seeded Wildcats home with a suffocating..." March 18

  • Poeltl's rebounding carries Utah past Fresno State

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Fresno State knew dealing with Utah forward Jakob Poeltl was going to be difficult. The Bulldogs were right. Poeltl had 16 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, Lorenzo Bonam scored 17, and third-seeded Utah beat 14th-seeded Fresno State 80-69 in the first round of the NCAA..." March 17

  • Cal's Tyrone Wallace breaks hand

    Yahoo! Sports "California starting guard Tyrone Wallace has suffered a fractured bone in his right hand, multiple sources told The Vertical. Wallace will undergo further evaluations on his non-shooting hand before Cal's NCAA tournament opener against Hawaii on Friday, sources said, but his status for the..." March 17

  • Former Ducks Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis sue Oregon, seeking $10 million each after rape accusations

    Oregonian "Former Oregon basketball players Dominic Artis and Damyean Dotson, dismissed by UO in May 2014 after being accused, but never charged, of raping a fellow student at an off-campus party two months earlier, have filed a lawsuit against the university seeking $10 million for each player. Attorney..." March 16

  • Oregon's Chris Boucher awarded extra year of eligibility

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "One of Oregon’s best players is eligible to return next season. The program announced Wednesday that forward Chris Boucher’s petition for another year of eligibility was granted by the NCAA. Boucher is one of the nation’s premier shot-blockers (3.1 per game – second in the country) while..." March 16

  • Cal harassment scandal: Head coach knew about problems with assistant

    San Francisco Chronicle "The head coach of UC Berkeley’s men’s basketball team acknowledged he knew that a female reporter was having a problem with his assistant coach two months before the athletic department alerted university officials to the possibility the woman was being sexually harassed, emails obtained by The..." March 16

  • Investigation: Ex-Cal coach Yann Hufnagel admits trying to solicit reporter for sex

    ESPN "Alleged sexual harassment that led to the firing of a California assistant basketball coach involved a female journalist who was sent sexual innuendo-filled text messages and whom the coach acknowledged "trying to trick" into his apartment after a game, according to an investigative report..." March 16

  • Washington 107, Long Beach State 102

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dejounte Murray had 30 points and nine rebounds to help Washington post a high-octane 107-102 victory over Long Beach State on Tuesday in the first round of the NIT at Seattle. Freshman forward Marquese Chriss added 27 points and 11 rebounds for the third-seeded Huskies..." March 16

  • Cal basketball assistant coach fired in sexual harassment case

    San Francisco Chronicle "An assistant coach for the Cal men’s basketball team was fired Monday following an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, UC Berkeley officials said. University investigators concluded after a months-long probe that Yann Hufnagel, who joined head coach Cuonzo Martin’s staff two..." March 15

  • Sorry UCLA Fans, Steve Alford Isn't Getting Fired

    The Big Lead "Steve Alford is an average college basketball coach at best, and UCLA should have known that before it handed him a massive contract with an enormous buyout clause. Apparently, no one tipped athletic director Dan Guerrero off to the fact that Alford had in no way earned an elite job like..." March 14

  • Stanford Has Fired Head Coach Johnny Dawkins

    College Spun "Stanford has fired its men’s basketball head coach Johnny Dawkins, according to multiple reports. The 52-year-old Dawkins left his alma mater, Duke, where he was an assistant in 2008 to take over the Cardinal. He finished with an 156-115 overall record in eight seasons in Palo Alto. " March 14

  • Kansas, UNC, Virginia, Oregon claim No. 1 seeds

    The Score "Here is a look at the results from Sunday's Selection Show for the 2016 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. South Region 1 Kansas vs. 16 Austin Peay 8 Colorado vs. 9 UConn 5 Maryland vs. 12 South Dakota State 4 Cal vs. 13 Hawaii 6 Arizona vs. 11 Vanderbilt/Wichita State 3 Miami..." March 14

  • No. 8 Oregon manhandles No. 12 Utah in Pac-12

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Oregon coach Dana Altman, whose eighth-ranked team routed No. 12 Utah 88-57 in the Pac-12 title game, said the Utes are a worthy opponent that simply ran into his hot team on Saturday night. Make that three run-ins this season. None of them were pretty for the Utes, who entered..." March 13

  • No. 12 Utah pulls out OT win over No. 24 California

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Utah has finally reached its first Pac-12 tournament championship game in the program's five years in the conference by virtue of the 12th-ranked Utes' 82-78 overtime win over No. 24 California in a semifinal game Friday night. The Utes (26-7) will face regular-season..." March 12

  • No. 8 Oregon pulls out OT win over No. 15 Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Oregon could only watch after squandering a 17-point second-half lead and fouling a shooter with no time left in regulation. Arizona forward Mark Tollefsen missed the first free-throw attempt but made the second to tie the game at 77. "Fortunately, he missed one for us,"..." March 12

  • Rabb guides Cal past Beavers, into Pac-12 semis

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Cal forward Ivan Rabb is a potential NBA lottery pick who has had plenty of big games as a freshman. His final 2 minutes, 37 seconds against Oregon State on Thursday night was pretty special, too. Rabb dominated late in a tight game, producing five points, five rebounds..." March 11

  • Utah tops USC for eighth straight victory

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- The shot may now be described as "The One Heard All Around Salt Lake City." Guard Brandon Taylor shot it and it all but secured Utah an 80-72 victory over USC on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament. The Utes have won eight straight games. "The last month..." March 11

  • No. 15 Arizona powers past Colorado in Pac-12 quarters

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- The Arizona Wildcats barely survived the opening game of its revenge tour through the Pac-12 Tournament. Allonzo Trier scored 23 points, Ryan Anderson had 17 and No. 15 Arizona's big first half was just enough to keep the Colorado Buffaloes at bay en route to an 82-78 victory in..." March 10

  • Boucher leads No. 8 Oregon past Washington

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Chris Boucher is your basic matchup nightmare. The Oregon senior is 6 feet 10, 190 pounds, with the long arms of an elite shot-blocker and the shooting touch of a wing. He had it all on display eighth-ranked Oregon held off Washington 83-77 in the Pac-12 Tournament..." March 10

  • Oregon State 75, Arizona State 66

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Stephen Thompson Jr. scored 13 points as Oregon State boosted its NCAA Tournament hopes with a 75-66 wire-to-wire victory over Arizona State in the opening round of the Pac-12 tourney Wednesday night in Las Vegas. Sixth-seeded Oregon State (19-11) will play third-seeded Cal in a..." March 10

  • Southern California 95, UCLA 71

    The Sports Xchange "Southern California freshman forward Bennie Boatwright scored 19 points, guard Jordan McLaughlin had 18 and the Trojans dominated UCLA 95-71 on Wednesday night to sweep the season series and advance to the Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinals. Boatwright hit 5 of 9 3-point shots, including one..." March 10

  • Washington 91, Stanford 68

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dejounte Murray scored 25 points and senior guard Andrew Andrews just missed a triple-double in Washington's 91-68 win over Stanford in an opening-round game of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Andrews finished with 14 points, nine assists and nine rebounds to..." March 09

  • Rawle Alkins, No. 17 in ESPN 100, commits to Arizona

    ESPN "Five-star wing Rawle Alkins announced his commitment to Arizona on Monday night on ESPNU. Alkins, a 6-foot-5 small forward from Word of God Christian Academy (Raleigh, North Carolina), chose the Wildcats over St. John's, North Carolina, NC State, UNLV and others. Alkins saw his recruitment..." March 08

  • Rawle Alkins decides on his college choice tonight

    Rumble in the Garden "The long recruiting tale that has been St. John's pursuit of New York native Rawle Alkins is coming to an end - tonight! After more drama than The Bachelor, we will finally know who gets the signature on the LOI. According to Paul Biancardi, Rawle Alkins is ending his recruitment after only..." March 07

  • No. 13 Utah holds off Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Few teams can match the sort of positive momentum that Utah is enjoying right now. Even when nothing is going right on offense, the Utes seem to find a way to pull out wins. Colorado learned that firsthand on Saturday night after Utah's defense smothered the Buffaloes..." March 06

  • One-two punch of Wallace-Mathews leads Cal to win

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- California guard Tyrone Wallace scored 24 points and guard Jordan Mathews added 18 off the bench in the No. 25 Bears' 68-65 victory over Arizona State in the Pac-12 regular season finale for both at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday. Senior Wallace scored 19 points in the second..." March 05

  • Oregon State 86, UCLA 82

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Stephen Thompson Jr. scored 23 points to lead visiting Oregon State to an 86-82 victory over UCLA on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, Calif. Senior forward Olaf Schaftenaar scored 17 points for Oregon State (18-11, 9-9 Pac-12 Conference). Senior guard Gary Payton II..." March 05

  • No. 9 Oregon is No. 1 in Pac-10

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Oregon did not want to share the Pac-12 title. Freshman guard Tyler Dorsey scored 19 points to lead the ninth-ranked Ducks to a 76-66 win over USC on Saturday at Galen Center. Oregon (25-6) wrapped up the outright conference championship by finishing at 14-4 for its..." March 05

  • York leads hot-shooting Arizona with nine 3-pointers, 32 points

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- In 25-plus years of playing and coaching college basketball, Arizona coach Sean Miller couldn't recall being part of such an offensive performance as he saw Saturday in McKale Center. He was just glad to be part of it. "It just felt like that every shot that was going..." March 05

  • Gabe York silences critics with a clutch performance against Cal

    Arizona Desert Swarm "A raucous McKale Center crowd fell into an anxious silence as the basketball left Gabe York's hand. With the Arizona Wildcats trailing the California Golden Bears by two points with just 30 seconds left, Arizona needed someone to hit a big shot to avoid being upset on its home court, and Sean..." March 04