All five UCLA starters scored in double figures, led by freshman forward Kevon Looney with 15 points, as the Bruins cruised to a 73-54 victory over Cal in Pac-12 action Sunday night.
Freshman Kevon Looney had career-highs of 27 points and 19 rebounds, helping UCLA rally to beat Stanford 86-81 in double overtime Thursday night and snap the Bruins’ five-game skid.
Nikola Jovanovic scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead USC past California 72-57 on Wednesday night for its first conference win.
Delon Wright had 11 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals to lead a balanced offense for No. 10 Utah in a 71-39 rout of UCLA on Sunday.
Thomas filled those big shoes by scoring a career-high 17 points to help Colorado beat Southern California 86-65 on Sunday for its sixth straight win over the Trojans.
Gary Payton II had 14 points, nine rebounds and five steals to lead Oregon State past UC Santa Barbara 76-64 Tuesday night.
Tarrant outscored UCLA before halftime and finished with a season-high 24 points to lead Alabama to a 56-50 victory on Sunday night over the struggling Bruins. He had 18 points at the half, one more than UCLA.
Lindsay Allen and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish made it look easy against UCLA.
Breanna Stewart scored 22 points to lead a balanced offense and No. 2 UConn beat UCLA 86-50 on Sunday in the Naismith Hall of Fame women’s holiday showcase at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
Elijah Stewart scored 22 points and Nikola Jovanovic had 16 with nine rebounds on Sunday to help Southern California beat Boston College 75-71.
Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.
College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next Year
The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.
This week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff and perhaps offer a signature Heisman moment before the votes are due.
The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
Nikola Jovanovic scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds for USC, helping the Trojans beat New Mexico 66-54 on Sunday.