Jordan Adams scored 15 points and UCLA ran away from Oregon with a big second-half run for an 82-63 rout over the Ducks in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday night.
Jordan Adams scored 18 of his 24 points in the second half and No. 21 UCLA beat No. 18 Arizona for the third time this season, a 66-64 victory Friday night that sends the Bruins to the Pac-12 tournament championship game.
Hoping to boost the Pac-12 tournament’s appeal, conference Commissioner Larry Scott pushed to move it from Los Angeles to a more exciting destination that would draw from all over the West.
Freshman Spencer Dinwiddie scored 14 points, Carlon Brown added 13 and Pac-12 newcomer Colorado upset Arizona 53-51 Saturday to win the league’s tournament championship and earn the school’s first NCAA tournament bid since 2003.
Jared Cunningham hit a go-ahead layup with 31.8 seconds left, and ninth-seeded Oregon State blew a 15-point lead in the second half before rallying for a thrilling 86-84 victory over top-seeded Washington on Thursday in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said Wednesday the league will announce the future site of its conference basketball tournaments after a weekend meeting of university presidents and chancellors.