Southern California was picked to win its first Pac-12 football title since 2008 in a preseason media poll Thursday.
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden is joining the boycott against Indiana’s Religious Freedom law by refusing to attend a college football committee meeting in Indianapolis this weekend.
Anyone expecting a quick resolution to UCLA’s search to replace quarterback Brett Hundley would be well served to look back at how the record-setting three-year starter won the job in the first place.
Brandon Ashley scored 24 points and Arizona withstood a late rally to beat UCLA 70-64 in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals Friday night.
Elijah Stewart scored 27 points and hit two free throws with 3.4 seconds left after a big block by Nikola Jovanovic, helping USC rally for a 67-64 win over Arizona State in the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday.
Bryce Alford scored 23 points, including five 3s, Tony Parker added 22 and UCLA defeated Southern California 85-74 Wednesday night to help the Bruins lock up the No. 4 seed in the Pac-12 tournament next week.
Norman Powell scored a career-high 28 points, hitting a key 3-pointer with 1:34 to go, and UCLA grinded out a 72-67 victory over Washington State on Sunday night that gave the Bruins possession of fourth place in the Pac-12.
It wasn’t easy, but the Cougars finally got a respite from their road woes on Wednesday night.
Norman Powell scored 24 points, Tony Parker added 20 and UCLA led all the way in routing Washington 88-66 Wednesday night to end a two-game skid.
Gabe York scored 13 points and Dusan Ristic added 12, providing No. 7 Arizona an unexpected lift in a difficult 57-47 victory over UCLA on Saturday night.
Arizona State wanted to take advantage of UCLA inside, despite the Bruins’ length and athleticism in the paint.
Joseph Young scored 26 points to lead Oregon to an 80-75 win against USC on Wednesday night.
Bryce Alford made five 3-pointers while scoring 22 points, Tony Parker added 15 points and 10 rebounds, and UCLA led all the way in beating Oregon State 75-59 Wednesday night.
Dwight Tarwater made a 3-pointer with 18.9 seconds left and California beat UCLA 64-62 on Saturday, the Golden Bears’ third consecutive win in the final moments.
UCLA coach Jim Mora found himself back on the recruiting trail this week, but he isn’t chasing a high school player this time.