The sun pops through between the twisting and turning branches of the Great Mesquite Tree at the Roy P. Drachman- Agua Caliente Park. Its massive branches are magnificent to behold providing shade in the summer, nectar for bees, a home and food for numerous desert creatures and possibly some firewood for a long-ago barbeque. Located near the Ranch House Visitor Center, Art Gallery and Nature Shop, it is surrounded by a high wall in Tucson, Ariz., on Thursday, March 7, 2013. Photo by A.E. Araiza/Arizona Daily Star
Greg Hansen's Video Notebook ... on a Pac-12 dream date on Saturday
Star columnist Greg Hansen checks in from Las Vegas with sports editor Ryan Finley and delivers his thoughts on Arizona State's flub against Stanford and the best-case scenario for the conference's national standing being an Arizona-UCLA, 1-2 matchup for the tournament title on Saturday.