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Category: Pac-12
April 11, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Stanford All-American Chiney Ogwumike wins John R. Wooden award

Perhaps in saving the best for last, Stanford F Chiney Ogwumike was named the John R Wooden Award recipient for women’s college basketball on Friday. She is the first player from the Pac-12 to be honored. Here’s the official release: STANFORD’S CHINEY OGWUMIKE WINS 2013-14 JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD® Two-time All American Caps Career With Nation’s…

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March 26, 2014 at 11:03 AM

Washington senior Mercedes Wetmore named to Pac-12 All-Academic team

From the desk of the Pac-12: Pac-12 Names Women’s Basketball All-Academic WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Following are the 2014 Pac-12 Conference Women’s Basketball All-Academic teams, announced today by Commissioner Larry Scott. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average and either be a starter or…

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March 25, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Oregon State guard Sydney Wiese: “We’re looking to shock the nation” and other news

The unflappable Sydney Wiese will have to settle on sharing the spotlight if she leads Oregon State to its collective goal on Tuesday. Ninth-seeded OSU (24-10) aims to upset South Carolina (28-4), the top seed in the NCAA tournament Stanford regional. Winner gets a trip to the Sweet 16, which will be played on…

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0 Comments | More in Pac-12, TV Alert, Video | Topics: Dawn Staley, Sydney Wiese

March 21, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike a finalist for 2014 Naismith Trophy

From the press box of the Naismith Awards: ATLANTA TIPOFF CLUB ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR 2014 NAISMITH WOMEN’S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD PRESENTED BY AT&T  McBride, Ogwumike, Sims and Stewart Vie For Top Honor ATLANTA (March 21, 2014) – Three seniors and one sophomore make up the final ballot for the 2014 Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T…

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March 17, 2014 at 5:34 PM

TV Alert: Pac-12 Networks set to talk about conference NCAA tournament teams

The excitement of “Selection Monday” is over. ESPN unveiled the NCAA tournament field and Stanford supporters are hyped about the Cardinal (29-3) being a No. 2 seed. You can thank Washington for that. According to Carolayne Henry, the Division I women’s basketball committee chair,  Stanford’s one loss against an opponent with a low…

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March 16, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Jayda Evans’ picks for 2014 All-American, Coach of the Year and Player of the Year

It’s the eve of Selection Monday. The latest ESPN tournament prediction still has the Pac-12 advancing five teams to the NCAA tournament. And the schools listed to play at Alaska Airlines Arena this weekend remain conference tournament champions Gonzaga (West Coast Conference), Southern California (Pac-12), Nebraska (Big Ten) and Idaho (Western Athletic…

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0 Comments | More in Pac-12, Polls, TV Alert | Topics: Dawn Staley, UConn

March 13, 2014 at 8:35 AM

Washington coach Mike Neighbors to Arkansas just speculation for now

Washington coach Mike Neighbors said he received plenty of text messages and phone calls immediately after Arkansas coach Tom Collen was fired on Friday. An Arkansas native, Neighbors said he hasn’t been contacted about the position despite his obvious connections to the school. When Neighbors was asked prior to practice Wednesday if he’d…

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March 10, 2014 at 11:15 AM

And the winner is…USC left KeyArena as first-time Pac-12 tourney champs (VIDEO)

There were some interesting moments behind the beam of the ESPN camera for USC’s Pac-12 tournament championship win. The Trojans defeated Oregon State 71-62 on Sunday at KeyArena. Sophomore G Brianna Barrett and junior PG Ariya Crook sealed the win at the foul line, making two free-throws apiece. The backcourt duo’s…

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0 Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Pac-12, Video | Topics: Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, Sydney Wiese, Tara VanDerveer

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