Lois Marecek, middle, comforts rider Monica Rodriguez from Tijuana, Mex, left, as a shivering K.C. Maddelein from Chicago tries to stay warm by a fire near Sabino Creek during the 31st El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino del Sol Resort. Both riders had to drop out of the race.
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.