Colorado freshman Xavier Johnson drives to the basket against Oregon State defenders Devon Collier, left, and Eric Moreland in the Buffaloes' first-round Pac-12 tournament victory. Colorado will face Arizona today.
LAS VEGAS - Because they were flying to Las Vegas on Wednesday afternoon, the Arizona Wildcats didn't get a chance to watch Colorado's 74-68 Pac-12 tournament win over Oregon State live.
Arizona is allowing Pac-12 opponents to make 37.7 percent of their three-pointers...And things are getting chippy in the Pac-12.
The Daily Camera of Boulder, Colo, says it's been 42 days since the Buffs "got hosed in Tucson."... and other notes/links.
Sophomore guard Askia Booker, who averages 14.4 points a game, is one of three Colorado players who rank in the Pac-12's top 18 in scoring.
In the eyes of stat geeks, the Pac-12's second-most Big Dance-worthy team is neither Oregon nor UCLA.
Cal's Allen Crabbe, a 6-foot-6-inch junior guard, leads the Pac-12 in scoring at 21.4 points per game. "I think (he) is as talented a guy as there is in this league," USC coach Kevin O'Neill says.
What could be the nation’s luckiest unbeaten team received another break of sorts Friday.
But it remains unclear what viewpoint officials had of Sabatino Chen's three-pointer.
Tad Boyle says "we still can't get it right" with replays in place...Sean Miller wants a more patient offense. ... and which UA comeback win was the toughest anyway?
Sean Miller says the Buffs have a talented trio in Askia Booker, Spencer Dinwiddie and Andre Roberson...and other notes/links before the Wildcats' Pac-12 opener tonight.
Pac-12 basketball this week
The only people in America happier than Arizona Wildcats fans following Saturday night's miraculous come-from-behind win against Florida were the men who will coach against the UA this year.
On Selection Sunday last year, Colorado coach Tad Boyle invited his team and members of the media to his home to celebrate. The Buffaloes were going to be selected to play in the NCAA tournament.
With the NCAA tournament on the line, the Arizona Wildcats are trying to rally as many fans as they can.
Sean Miller says Jesse Perry is playing at an all-conference
level...and some other notes from today's Pac-12
Having spurned two ACC schools, Miller says Arizona is "one of
the greatest places in the country to be at, period." ...and some
other notes and links.