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August 12, 2014 at 6:44 AM

Pac-12 All-Star team prepares for games in China

The Pac-12 all-star gathers after practice before heading off to China for exhibition games. (Photo credit: Pac-12)

The Pac-12 all-star gathers after practice before heading off to China for exhibition games. (Photo credit: Pac-12)

Check out Phillip Cullen on Twitter for updates on the Pac-12 all-star team’s trip to China. Cullen is Utah’s director of player development and the Utes’ staff, including coach Larry Krystkowiak is leading the league’s star-studded delegates.

Judging from Cullen’s latest tweet, which includes a picture of Washington’s Andrew Andrews, the team flew business class to China on Sunday and should have landed Monday.

The games begin Wednesday in Shanghai.

— Here’s video of a press conference with Krystkowiak who is talking in general about the trip.

— And here’s a video interview with Washington State’s DaVonte Lacy, perhaps the most accomplished player on the team, talking about the the trip.

TUESDAY MORNING LINKS:

— Speaking of tweets, former Washington standout Will Conroy posted a photo Sunday that got social media buzzing. In the picture (below), he’s posing with several former, current and future Huskies as well as 2015 UW recruit Noah Dickerson. The 6-8 forward from Atlanta is considered a four-star prospect. He decommited from Georgetown and reportedly has offers from several schools including Florida, LSU, Georgia Tech and UW.

Here’s a roll call of the players in the photo. (Back: Spencer Hawes. Middle: Dejounte Murray, David Crisp, Conroy, Nate Robinson, Dickerson and Tony Wroten Jr. Front: Jernard Jarreau.)

— The Sporting News made Arizona it’s preseason No. 1. Utah is the only other Pac-12 team in the top 25 at No. 20.

— Seattle University released its 2014-15 schedule, which includes a game against Washington at 7 p.m. on Friday¬† Nov. 21 in the Elgin Baylor Classic at KeyArena.

— Thought-provoking series at CBSsports.com, which granted anonymity to various coaches who gave opinions on a wide-range of topics including should the NCAA remove marijuana from its banned substance list?

— And finally, Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott released a statement Monday addressing a federal judge’s ruling against the NCAA in an antitrust lawsuit. Scott said the conference will help the NCAA in its appeal as well as working on a contingency plan of the appeal is denied.

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