News from around the Pac-12 Conference
Only CBS Sports' sportscaster Seth Davis was upset Thursday night, as Utah took care of business in the dangerous 5/12 game, sending Stephen F. Austin home 57-50. Runnin' Utes center Jakob Poeltl comes up BIG, with 18 points, 8 rebounds, & 5 blocks.
At 6 p.m. MT, the Utah baseball team will open its home slate against Utah Valley University. The Utes have won four of their last five games, winning back-to-back series in their Pac-12 opener against Arizona and against Big 12 opponent Kansas.
Arizona looked to be in cruise control on their way to a victory and looked to take opening Pac 12 series of the season. Facing another defeat, the Utah Baseball baseball team picked themselves up of the dirt, and rallied in the final innings 9-8.
The controversial Pac-12 Player of the Year award is no longer a controversy. Oregon beat the Runnin' Utes at the buzzer on Joseph Young's three-pointer, 67-64. Young finished with a game-high 25 points on 8-of-16 from the field, 6-of-6 from the line
Dalton Carroll threw a complete game, and AJ Young and Cody Scaggari added the run support with a solo jack and a three-run shot, respectively, as the Utah baseball team defeated Kansas, 5-1, on Saturday afternoon.
The axe on The Hill doesn't wait long to fall. Not long after the Utah women's basketball team bowed out of the Pac-12 post season tournament, Utes athletic direct, Dr. Chris Hill, fired head coach Anthony Levrets. He compiled a 78-87 records.
After No. 13 Utah's heartbreaking loss to Arizona last Saturday, the stage was set for a let-down. However, Utah's opponent Thursday night was WSU, the 3rd worst team in the conference. The problem was someone forgot to tell the Cougars to lay down.
Senior forward Taryn Wicijowski and freshman wing Tanaeya Boclair were recognized on the Pac-12 Women's Basketball All-Conference teams, Commissioner Larry Scott announced on Tuesday after a vote by the league's head coaches.
The no. 7 Arizona Wildcats (24-3, 13-2) will invade the Jon M. Huntsman Center to take on the no. 13 ranked Utes (22-5, 12-3) on Saturday evening at 7 p.m. MT. In the last matchup between these two teams, Arizona turned what was billed to be a Pac-12