February 23, 2013 at 8:22 AM
The rematch: C.J. Wilcox vs. Carrick Felix
Who is the Pac-12′s best defender?
Some say Colorado’s Andre Roberson. Arizona State believes it’s Carrick Felix, who will likely be assigned to Washington’s C.J. Wilcox tonight.
In their last meeting, a 96-92 UW win, Felix has hampered with foul trouble and limited to 29 minutes. Still, he held Wilcox to just 10 points on 2-for-11 shooting.
The Huskies are hoping replicate their offensive exploits from the first meeting.
AROUND THE PAC-12:
— WSU is hoping to snap a seven-game losing streak without senior guard Mike Ladd (knee) who will miss his fourth straight game.
— Royce Wooldridge returned home to Arizona this week for the first time since he transferred from Kansas to Washington State.
— No. 23 Oregon is trying to bounce back from Thursday’s last-second defeat and hold on to first place in the conference with a win today against Stanford.
— The Ducks 17-2 with standout freshman point guard Dominic Artis and 4-4 in the past eight games he’s been out with a foot injury.
— With a few more wins, California can punch its NCAA tournament ticket.
— It’s Senior Day at Gill Coliseum for Oregon State’s big, lovable center Joe Burton.
— OSU’s freshman backup guard Langston Morris-Walker has been suspended after he was cited for misdemeanor theft by the Oregon State Police for allegedly shoplifting.
— The numbers aren’t good at Oregon State, particularly it’s RPI: 183.
— USC has three 7-foot centers, which is a rare luxury in college basketball.
— An extended break in the schedule gives Colorado freshman Josh Scott extra time to recover from a concussion.
— With 2 1/2 weeks left in the regular season, Utah is starting to get ready for next season.