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    FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2014, file photo, Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen watches during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Minnesota in Madison, Wis. Andersen leaving Wisconsin to take head coaching job at Oregon State. (AP Photo/Andy Manis) Oregon State’s Andersen signed his new contract — see it here (plus Sitake, Tuiaki deals)
    It’s not news, but it’s formal now: Oregon State head coach Gary Andersen signed his six-year deal last week, and The Tribune has received a copy to s...
    Updated Apr 13 2015 02:47 pm   |     |   Share
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    Arizona State athletic director Ray Anderson, right, introduces men's basketball coach Bobby Hurley during a news conference Friday, April 10, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Tom Tingle) Pac-12 notes: ASU hires Bobby Hurley, star guard leaves Washington, plus more
    The Pac-12 is going to look different. A lot different. That was said last year, when Oregon was in upheaval, UCLA lost its core to the NBA Draft, and...
    Updated Apr 10 2015 07:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Arizona State's Gerry Blakes, left, and Southern California's Julian Jacobs battle for the ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Pac-12 Conference tournament Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Pac-12 round-up: USC stuns Arizona State, highlights off first round of upsets
    Las Vegas • There's plenty of improbabilities to point out from USC's win over No. 5 seed Arizona State. Pick one. A 12 seed had never won a game in t...
    Updated Mar 11 2015 11:33 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes guard Isaiah Wright (1) battles Arizona Wildcats forward Stanley Johnson (5) for a loose ball, in Pac-12 basketball action in the Huntsman Center, Saturday, February 28, 2015.   Pac-12 round-up: Conference tournament seeds beginning to solidify
    Time to start thinking about seeding. I want to point out some prospecting Jack Wang did over at the L.A. Daily News where he broke down some of the P...
    Updated Mar 04 2015 10:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Stanford guard Anthony Brown goes to the basket against California during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 72-61. Brown had 16 points and 11 rebounds. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Pac-12 round-up: Stanford-Oregon undercard has bubble-busting implications
    Even though the Runnin' Utes suffered a letdown against Oregon on Sunday, the conference will be abuzz for No. 7 Arizona vs. No. 13 Utah this week. Un...
    Updated Feb 23 2015 03:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah's Delon Wright, top, dunks as Southern California's Elijah Stewart looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Report: Utah basketball attendance rising, but fewer fans overall in Pac-12 arenas
    I wrote earlier this season at how Utah basketball has sparked attendance and improved its gameday atmosphere, but the Runnin' Utes are cutting agains...
    Updated Feb 09 2015 04:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2014, file photo, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. throws a pass against Washington Huskies in the second half of an NCAA college football game  in Seattle. Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams, an FCS All-American, says he will transfer to Oregon where he will be eligible to play next season and compete to replace Marcus Mariota. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) Pac-12 football: Dynamic QB Vernon Adams transferring to Oregon
    Vernon Adams threw seven touchdown passes against Washington last September, and that was with a supporting cast of Football Championship Subdivision ...
    Updated Feb 09 2015 02:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    UCLA guard Norman Powell (4) drives past Stanford forward Anthony Brown (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) Pac-12 basketball: Breaking down March Madness resumes for Arizona, Utah, Stanford and UCLA
    When can a collapse be a good thing? Easy answer: When you win. UCLA nearly lost a hold of its victory against Stanford last night in Palo Alto, leadi...
    Updated Feb 06 2015 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 Signing Day: USC's music video commit Iman Marshall tops talented class
    There's now a lot of ways to announce a commitment nowadays, but Iman Marshall may have innovated a brand new method. The cornerback some have rated t...
    Updated Feb 04 2015 02:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 Signing Day: Stanford gets commit from Justin Reid, younger brother of 49ers safety
    If you don't get the future NFL safety, you can always go after his younger brother. That's what Stanford did, and it paid off for the Cardinal. The t...
    Updated Feb 04 2015 12:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 Signing Day: Oregon State picks up talent from state of Utah, ex-Ute commits
    Don't throw all your stones at once: I'm going to talk about Oregon State. Oregon State currently sits toward the back of the Pac-12 with Colorado in ...
    Updated Feb 04 2015 10:09 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 Signing Day: UCLA Bruins add five-star TE and RB
    Early Wednesday morning while some of us were rubbing our eyes, UCLA was making major moves to add playmakers to their Signing Day class. Two late dec...
    Updated Feb 04 2015 08:15 am   |     |   Share
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    UCLA 's Kevon Looney, right, is defended by Southern California's Malik Martin during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. UCLA won 83-66. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Pac-12 round-up: Big rebounders Arizona, UCLA, Stanford win big
    Here's a tip: rebound. It sounds easy enough, but the winners in the Pac-12 this week gained huge — and I mean HUGE — advantages on the boards this we...
    Updated Jan 20 2015 06:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    Arizona forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, middle, battles for a rebound with Oregon States'  Gary Payton II, left, and Malcolm Duvivier during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Oregon State beat No. 7-ranked Arizona 58-56.   (AP Photo/Don Ryan) Pac-12 round-up: Oregon State upset stirs league pot, puts ball in Utah's court
    The Pac-12 was setting up for a battle of top 10 teams this week in Tucson. Nobody told Wayne Tinkle. Or Gary Payton II. Or Langston Morris-Walker. Or...
    Updated Jan 12 2015 03:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Arizona State forward Eric Jacobsen (21) battles for a loose ball against Arizona forward Brandon Ashley (21) and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)                    Pac-12 hoops round-up: Home teams prevail as Pac-12 play begins
    How hard is it to win on the road in the Pac-12 on the road? Only one team did it this weekend.  We'll see how that theme develops, as contenders like...
    Updated Jan 06 2015 03:33 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: South's profile improving
    Thanks partly to a disappointing performance by the SEC West in bowl games, the Pac-12 South is making a case for itself as the best division in colle...
    Updated Jan 02 2015 08:06 am   |     |   Share
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    Oakland forward Dante Williams (2) shoots over Arizona forward Stanley Johnson (5) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)                    Pac-12 basketball: Newcomers, freshmen around league standing out
    Wayne Tinkle watched Gary Payton II at SLCC, and knew he was getting a good player this fall. So in that way, he had high expectations. Maybe he didn'...
    Updated Dec 31 2014 01:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 pick: Arizona over Boise State in Fiesta
    The Pac-12 moved to 4-0 in bowl games with Stanford's 45-21 pounding of Maryland in the Foster Farms Bowl. Now, the level of competition starts rising...
    Updated Jan 07 2015 11:37 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 pick: Arizona over Boise State
    The Pac-12 moved to 4-0 in bowl games with Stanford’s 45-21 pounding of Maryland in the Foster Farms Bowl. Now, the level of competition starts rising...
    Updated Jan 07 2015 11:37 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 pick: Stanford over Maryland
    Arizona State and USC ended up having to work hard for victories after dominating their games most of the way, but the Pac-12 is now 3-0 in bowls.  Th...
    Updated Dec 30 2014 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Washington's Mike Anderson walks up the court for free-throw attempts by Stony Brook late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Seattle. Stony Brook won 62-57. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear) Pac-12 hoops round-up: Unbeatens Arizona, Washington stunned in ugly holiday week
    The last full week of 2014: Not a banner stretch for the Pac-12. If you're a believer in “trap games,” the holiday season was an all-you-can-snare fes...
    Updated Dec 31 2014 07:52 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: ASU over Duke, USC over Nebraska
    After a week off, the Pac-12 will resume its bowl schedule Saturday. Utah's 45-10 rout of Colorado State gave the conference a good start, but the res...
    Updated Dec 26 2014 09:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 pick: Utah over Colorado State
    It will be very tempting to pick all eight Pac-12 teams to win their bowl games, including the College Football Playoff semifinals. Conference members...
    Updated Jan 07 2015 11:38 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Gary Andersen will visit Utah on Halloween
    Halloween Night 2015 just became more interesting for the University of Utah, among other effects of Gary Andersen's becoming Oregon State's head foot...
    Updated Jan 07 2015 11:37 pm   |     |   Share
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    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scores a touchdown against Oregon State during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Or., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Troy Wayrynen) Pac-12: Bowl lineup set for conference schools
    The Pac-12 got its champion to the bowl. Mission accomplished. And really, was it ever not the Ducks? Sure, they had their letdowns, against Arizona. ...
    Updated Dec 08 2014 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scores a touchdown against Oregon State during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Or., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Troy Wayrynen) Pac-12 pick: Oregon over Arizona
    My most vivid memory of the Pac-12 football season is how I shocked I was when Arizona beat Oregon on the road in early October.  At this point, it wo...
    Updated Jan 07 2015 11:37 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12: Mike Riley moves to Nebraska, will face BYU
    At various points during his Oregon State football coaching tenure, Mike Riley was attractive to other programs.  This, seemingly, was not one of thos...
    Updated Dec 04 2014 10:48 am   |     |   Share
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    Arizona running back Nick Wilson (28) scores a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arizona State, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)                    Pac-12: Arizona, Oregon set for grudge match in title game
    Welcome to the Pac-12 Championship, Arizona. The Wildcats needed everything to break their way, and they got it. UCLA lost to Stanford minutes before,...
    Updated Nov 28 2014 05:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pac-12 picks: UCLA over Stanford, ASU over Arizona
    The Pac-12 South race that technically began Sept. 6 will be decided Friday. USC is out of the picture, even after seemingly getting a head start with...
    Updated Nov 28 2014 07:09 am   |     |   Share
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    UCLA wide receiver Thomas Duarte, left, runs the ball for a touchdown as Southern California safety Leon McQuay gives chase during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. UCLA won 38-20. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Pac-12 round-up: UCLA finally looks like a challenger
    A Bill Plaschke column in the LA Times Sunday printed this line: “The Bruins own this town.” That may not be giving UCLA enough credit. The Bruins own...
    Updated Nov 24 2014 11:09 am   |     |   Share
Links from around the Pac-12
Arizona (Tucson Citizen)
» Arizona basketball: On graduate transfers, Zimmerman, Trier's co-MVP
» Original UA mascot met an untimely death on this date
» First look: Arizona's 2015 football depth chart
» Arizona basketball signee to play in Jordan game

Arizona St. (Arizona Republic)
» Photos: Sun Devil Stadium renovations
» Swim world optimistic on ASU coaching search
» ASU looks to elevate program in Rugby Bowl
» WR Tim White signs with ASU football

California (East Bay Tribune)
» Cal's Brittany Boyd and Stanford's Amber Orrange are headed to New York as WNBA teammates, having both been drafted by the Liberty
» With Rabb aboard, Cal coach Cuonzo Martin has high expectations
» Cal's top recruits and what they've done
» Stanford admits Cal transfer DL Brennan Scarlett

Colorado (Denver Post)
» Colorado men's basketball adds two signees from Europe
» Returning home to Colorado, sprinter Ana Holland eyeing success
» For Colorado golfer David Oraee, consistency is his game
» Chris Copeland apologizes for "bad choice" after getting stabbed

Oregon (The Oregonian)
» Matthew Maton breaks Galen Rupp's record, and Annie Leblanc upsets Mary Cain in the Oregon Relays
» Amid knee rehab, Oregon's Pharaoh Brown remains confident: 'I will play football again'
» Matt Lubick happy to be back at Oregon after 'no teeth' Florida rumors
» Vernon Adams is already beginning to fit in with new teammates, even miles away

Oregon State (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
» Oregon State wins racquetball national team title
» Oregon State athletes to perform in annual talent show
» OSU baseball: Beavers ready to open Pac-12 play
» OSU football: Offensive line adjusting to spread scheme

Stanford (San Jose Mercury-News)
» Cal's Brittany Boyd and Stanford's Amber Orrange are headed to New York as WNBA teammates, having both been drafted by the Liberty
» Stanford admits Cal transfer DL Brennan Scarlett
» WNBA draft looms for Cal pair, Stanford guard
» Stanford defense dominates scrimmage

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Washington (Seattle Times)
» Huskies' running back Jomon Dotson has been a spring standout
» Washington's Elijah Qualls not interested in being next Danny Shelton
» Huskies women's basketball coach Mike Neighbors gets contract extension
» Washington earns 9-5 victory over Seattle U

Washington State (Spokane Spokesman-Review)
» Idaho football: Friday practice report, focus on wide receivers
» Best guess at the 2015 WSU two-deep
» Wilson and Hawks jabbing at each other in public
» Morning links: WSU defense amps up the pressure