2012 Pac-12 Tournament: Colorado Clinches NCAA Tournament Berth With Win Over Arizona

The Colorado Buffaloes win their first ever Pac-12 tournament crown over the Arizona Wildcats in their first year joining the league today in Los Angeles, Calif. at Staples Center.

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2012 Pac-12 Tournament: Colorado Vs. Arizona: Buffaloes Win It In A Thriller

There was a bit of magic today as No. 6 Colorado Buffaloes stamped its name on the ticket to the NCAA tournament by defeating No. 4 Arizona Wildcats in a thrilling matchup that was close in the closing minutes of the game.

However, the Buffaloes held off a furious rally by the Wildcats and won the Pac-12 tournament today 53-51. The win also marked the first Pac-12 championship won by the Buffaloes in their first year in the league.

With the game seemingly going away from Arizona’s hands, Wildcats’ leading scorers, Jesse Perry, Kyle Fogg, and Solomon Hill tried desperately to get a lead back with 8:25 left to go with the Buffs leading 50-38.

However with three seconds left, Fogg could not convert his three-point jumper and that was the difference as Colorado held on.

Buffaloes’ Spencer Dinwiddie, led a poor shooting offense (38%) with 14 points, but was 100 percent from three-point range.

As bad as Colorado’s shooting was, it was a dog fight on the defensive side of the ball as the Buffs held Arizona to only 36 percent shooting.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012: Bracket, Schedule And More

The 2012 Pac-12 Tournament was filled with upsets and drama and top seeds being overwhelmed and stunned. Following Friday's semifinals, the Championship Game has been set. One of two teams will claim the Pac-12 Championship and its accompanying NCAA Tournament berth. The UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans bowed out early, so Los Angeles will have to settle for being the host venue to the eventual winners.

The No. 4 seed Arizona Wildcats defeated the No. 9 seed Oregon St. Beavers to earn a spot in the finals. They are the only one of the top seeds to remain in the tournament, as the No. 2 California Golden Bears were upset mightily by the No. 6 seed Colorado Buffaloes in Friday's nightcap. The teams will meet in the final showdown on Saturday. The winner of the Championship Game will likely be the only team from the Pac-12 to make it to the 2012 NCAA Tournament and a chance at cutting down the nets.

Championship: Saturday, March 10
3 p.m. PT - Championship Game (CBS) - No. 4 Arizona Wildcats vs. No. 6 Colorado Buffaloes

Here is the original bracket in PDF form.

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Colorado Vs. California Final Score: Buffaloes Advance To Pac-12 Final With 70-59 Upset Win

With just one game remaining in the 2012 Pac-12 Championship Tournament, it seems the conference has a chance for a bit of a Cinderella story. In Friday's nightcap, the second semifinal of the tournament pitted the No. 2 California Golden Bears against the No. 6 Colorado Buffaloes. In yet another upset in an event full of them, the Buffaloes took and early lead and held on for a 70-59 win.

The Buffaloes took a very slim 28-27 lead into halftime. Cal took the lead immediately after play resumed, but quickly lost it again and never recovered, looking stunned toward the end as they watched the clock dwindle down.

Cal guard Allen Crabbe led all scorers with 18 points in the losing effort. On the Colorado side, both Carlon Brown and Andre Roberson put up 17 points. Austin Dufault scored up another 15 for the Buffaloes.

With the Buffaloes win, the matchup for the 2012 Pac-12 Championship Game is now set.

Championship: Saturday, March 10
3 p.m. PT - Championship Game (CBS) - No. 4 Arizona Wildcats vs. No. 6 Colorado Buffaloes

Here is the original bracket in PDF form.

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Colorado Vs. Cal Score Update: Buffaloes Lead 28-27 At Half

The semifinals of the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament are taking place on Friday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In the nightcap, the No. 6 seed Colorado Buffaloes are taking on the No. 2 California Golden Bears. The tournament thus far has been chock-full of upsets and the Buffaloes are attempting to keep their hopes of a Cinderella story alive. At halftime, Colorado leads, 28-27.

The Buffaloes held a decent lead for much of the first half, but the Bears managed to battle back in the last few minutes. Cal guard Justin Cobbs is leading all scorers with nine points.

The winner of this game will go on to the championship game on Saturday, where they will play against the No. 4 seed Arizona Wildcats.

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Pac-12 Tournament Score Update: Oregon State Vs. Arizona: Wildcats Roar Back Huge In Second Half

The Arizona Wildcats trailed the Oregon State Beavers by seven at halftime, but stormed back with a vengeance in the second half outscoring the Beavers 45-27 to win the game and advance to the Pac-12 tournament final by the final score of 72-61.

Wildcats Jesse Perry and Kyle Fogg started the game off slowly in the first half but took it up a notch in the second half. Perry finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds while Kyle Fogg had 22 points to lead all scorers.

As Fogg and Perry stepped up their game, Beaver’s Jared Cunningham and Devon Collier went cold, with Cunningham going 1-8 in field goals in the second half.

The Wildcats shot poorly in the first half, shooting 37.5 percent from the field, but the huge second half increased it 47 percent. The Wildcats more than doubled their score in the second half, scoring from 27 in the first to 45 in the second.

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Pac-12 Tournament Score Update: Oregon State Vs. Arizona: Beavers Lead At Halftime, 34-27

The Oregon State Beavers jump ahead to a nice start of the semi-finals in the Pac-12 tournament by leading the Arizona Wildcats, 34-27, at halftime at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

Beavers Jared Cunningham and Devon Collier lead the offensive charge for Oregon State with 11 points each, both are shooting extremely well from the floor, combining nine made field goals out of 13 attempts. No other Beaver has more than five points.

Forward Solomon Hill has been the Wildcats most efficient scorer with eight points on 3 for five shooting.

The Beavers are shooting 50 percent from the field, but only lead by seven at the half. They are also doing well on the defensive side of the ball by limiting the Wildcats to shoot 35 percent. Beavers are also winning the rebound rate by out rebounding the Wildcats 19-12.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012 Semifinals, California Vs. Colorado: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

After the California Golden Bears (24-8, 13-5 Pac-12) fought back to topple their arch rival Stanford Cardinal on Thursday afternoon, they now turn their attention to the Colorado Buffaloes (21-11, 11-7 Pac-12) in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 Tournament Friday at Staples Center.

The Buffaloes narrowly escaped the grasp of the Oregon Ducks on Thursday as well, advancing with the 63-62 victory, and now face a hungry Bears team out for vengeance after Stanford robbed them of the regular season title last Sunday with a win at Maples Pavilion, they want that Pac-12 title.

Both these teams split their two contests at home this season, with Colorado earning the latest victory 70-57 towards the end of February. Jorge Gutierrez has been amazing thus far for Cal, coming off a 22 point performance last night along with seven boards and six assists. Look for him to lead the way once more for the Bears on Friday.

Time: Approx. 8:30 p.m. PT

Location: Staples Center in Los Angeles, California

TV: Fox Sports Net

Streaming: Pac-12 YouTube channel

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012, Arizona Vs. Oregon State Start Time, TV Schedule And More

The 2012 Pac-12 Tournament has reached the semifinals stage and the first of two matchups will feature the Arizona Wildcats and Oregon St. Beavers. The UA knocked off UCLA in the opening round by a score of 66-58, while OSU won a thriller over top-seeded Washington at the buzzer. As will be the case with every conference tournament, the champion will receive an automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Tournament next week.

Start Time: Tipoff from Los Angeles is set for 6 p.m. That's 7 p.m. for those of you in Arizona.

TV Coverage: FOX Sports Net will have the coverage. Kevin Calabro will have the play-by-play duties, while Don MacLean will serve as the analyst. Rebecca Haarlow will report from the sidelines.

Audio Stream: 1290 - AM The Source will have the game in Tucson and the surrounding areas. KPAM-860 (AM) will have the call for those in Oregon.

Season Series: The two teams met just once in 2011-2012, with the Wildcats pulling out a victory in overtime.

What To Watch For: How heated does the game get? In the 2011 Pac-12 Tournament, Joe Burton was ejected for a blatant elbow to the face of Kevin Parrom. Earlier this season in January, a small brawl broke out in overtime. What happens this time around? You can bet there isn't any love lost between these two schools.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012 Bracket Reactions: UCLA Ends Disappointing Season With Disappointing Loss

The UCLA Bruins dropped their quarterfinal matchup with the Arizona Wildcats on Thursday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles 66-58, ending their slight hopes at a berth in the NCAA Tournament. For a UCLA squad that began the season ranked in the top 20, this was a thoroughly disappointing season from start to finish.

"Sure, preseason rankings are a bit of a crapshoot, but I wonder how many of those projections were off by 50. Now, the Bruins will wait to see if they get an invite to the NIT," wrote gbruin at Bruins Nation. "We will be discussing this season at length in the days ahead. For now, the fact that we are thinking about the NIT says just how big a failure this season was."

As VeniceBruin noted on Bruins Nation, both head coach Ben Howland must go as well as athletic director Dan Guerrero. "I don’t trust Guerrero to hire a better coach if Howland leaves, so in my ideal world Guerrero is gone before Howland leaves. But after years of fighting Howland’s corner, I am now resigned to the fact that Howland cannot remain the coach at UCLA in the long run," wrote VeniceBruin.

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Oregon Vs. Colorado: Buffaloes Hang On, Final Score 63-62

`The Colorado Buffaloes held on to win, 63-62, eliminating to Oregon Ducks from the Pac 12 tournament and any chance Oregon had of makin the NCAA tournament. The game was close throughout, and Oregon was able to capture the lead a few times. Now the semifinals will feature two teams that began this tournament on Wednesday.

The clean game from the first half continues in the second, with the two teams combining for just 17 turnovers. The game came down to the last possession, with Oregon's Devoe Joseeph missing the potential game winning three pointer. Oregon was able to pull down eight offensive rebounds in the second half, but the Ducks' field goal percentage never improved.

The Buffaloes were led by Carlyon Brown with 18 points, 7-13 from the field a 2-4 from behind the arc. Easily the player of the game, he made crucial shots after Oregon squeaked ahead in the final minutes. But it was Andre Robinson, who finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds, that got the offensive rebound and layup with 10 seconds left that won the game for Colorado.

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Oregon Vs. Colorado: Buffaloes Keep Fight, Lead Ducks 34-33

The Oregon Ducks are the only Pac 12 bubble team that didn't end their season with a loss, but they trail at halftime to the Colorado Buffaloes in the Pac 12 tournament 34-33. As you'd expect from the score, the two teams have played a fairly evenly matched game. Colorado has been far more efficient, shooting 50% from the field, but thus far it hasn't led to Colorado pulling away in the game.

Colorado and Oregon have also done a good job reversing a disturbing trend in the Pac 12 tournament, and have a favorable field goals to turnovers ratio. 29 field goals in the first half to just 12 turnover is the best ratio of the day at halftime. What's keeping Oregon in the game is their rebounding. They've been able to take so many more chances than Colorado because they've grabbed 11 offensive rebounds.

Neither team has a player in double digit scoring, as it's been a group effort by both schools. If Oregon shoots at a more efficient clip, and Colorado can't get players in the paint to stop those offensive rebounds; look for the Ducks to break out in the second half. However, if the Ducks can't find their stroke, Colorado shout be able to hold on for a close victory.

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California Vs. Stanford: Bears Advance, Final Score 77-71

Andrew Zimmerman of the Stanford Cardinal had an otherworldly performance, but the California Golden Bears were able to remain the highest seed left in the Pac 12 tournament, defeating Stanford 77-71. It was the first time in 22 years that Cal and Stanford met in the Pac 12 tournament, but the rivals are plenty familiar with each other. Cal took the lead four minutes into the second half, and never let up.

Pac 12 Player of the Year Jorge Gutierrez had a monster second half, scoring nineteen points to finish with 22. He went 7-13 from the field, and added six rebounds and seven assists. Harper Kamp also had a standout game going 6-8 from the field and finishing with 17 points.

Stanford got a great performance from Andrew Zimmerman, who couldn't miss in the second half also finishing with 22 points. Despite looking like a caveman, he went 8-14 from the field. Chasson Randle was the only other Stanford player scoring in the double digits.

With the loss, the Cardinal baseball season is over. California's best non conference win was at home to Weber State, so this win over Stanford may not be enough to make their resume tournament worthy. The Golden Bears will face the winner of Oregon vs. Colorado.

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California vs. Stanford: Cal Trails At Halftime, Score 30-23

The California Bears lost their chance to win a share of the Pac 12 regular season championship, losing to Stanford on Sunday; now they have to battle back lest the Stanford Cardinal oust the second seeded California Golden Bears as the halftime score favors Stanford 30-23.

Neither team had a man in double digit scoring, in a first half that was more about defense than it was offense. The two teams combined for 22 turnovers, and only 21 field goals. A similar trend as was scene in the UCLA-Arizona game, as the Pac 12 is combining to play some of the worst basketball one can see during tournament week.

Stanford got 10 points off the bench to Cal's 2, and 14 points off turnovers to Cal's 4. For both teams, limiting turnovers and increasing offensive production will be key in the second half. Harper Kamp led Cal with 8 points, 3 rebounds. Pac 12 player of the year Jorge Gutierrez was held to just three points, but he did manage three rebounds and four assists.

Stanford's only change of making the NCAA tournament is winning this one, but that may be true for all the Pac 12 schools as it is looking more and more like a one bid conference. It's strange to see the mid major treatment for the conference of John Wooden, but thus is the current state of things.

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UCLA Vs. Arizona: Bruins Lose With The Final Score 66-58

The UCLA Bruins season ended today, as they lost to the Arizona Wildcats in the quarterfinals of the Pac 12 tournament with the final score 66-58. With a 79 RPI, the Wildcats will likely need to run the table to get into the NCAA tournament. The game was close midway through the second half, but Arizona was able to pull away to make the end result fairly comfortable.

Arizona was led by Solomon Hill who had 25 points and 12 rebounds, playing the entire game. Both teams shot under 40% in a game that wasn't very pretty to watch. The teams combined for 32 turnovers, and 38 field goals. Arizona's assist to turnover ratio was 0.4.

UCLA was led by Lazeric Jones who scored 17 points. The Bruins had three scorers with double digit points, as did Arizona. Neither team got much from their bench, the two benches combined for just 16 points. The area the Bruins did dominate was points in the paint, where the Bruins outscored Arizona 36-19.

Not that Arizona was shooting lights out from behind the arc. The Wildcats only made two more threes than UCLA. In fact, UCLA made 8 more field goals than Arizona. The difference of the game was what happened at the free throw line, where Arizona was 31-36. Joshua Smith and Travis Wear both fouled out, David Wear and Tyler Lamb finished with four fouls.

Not a great advertisement for Pac 12 basketball, but now Arizona moves on to take on the Oregon State Beavers tomorrow in the Semi-Finals.

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Arizona Vs. UCLA: Bruins Trail At Halftime, Score 29-23

After the first game of the day upset the balance of the Pac 12, game number two went a bit more according to script with the fourth seed Arizona Wildcats leading the UCLA Bruins 29-23. The winner of this game will face the Oregon State Beavers in the Semi-Final. The Wildcats will likely need to win the Pac 12 tournament in order to make the NCAA tournament.


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Arizona was led by Solomon Hill, who had 14 points in the first half. UCLA has had a rougher go of it, with leading scorers Jermaine Anderson and Lazeric Jones scoring six points each. Neither team really played well in the first half, as they combined for 20 turnovers and 19 field goals.

The Wildcats have led most of the way, with their largest lead 10 points. UCLA lad briefly early, but have only been able to narrow the gap, not close it. The team which cleans up their act in the second half will likely be the one that walks way with this one.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012, Washington Vs. Oregon State: Are Huskies Now Out Of NCAA Tournament?

The Washington Huskies entered the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament as the No. 1 seed, winning the outright regular season title with a 14-4 conference record. Sure, it was a down year for the conference, with no wins against the top 25 all year, and getting shut out of the top 25 in the polls for the last 14 weeks. But winning the conference should still count for something, right?

Maybe not.

The Huskies were bounced from the Pac-12 Tournament on Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals, falling to No. 9 seed Oregon State 86-84. This poses a problem for Washington, as even before their loss on Thursday they weren't getitng much love from the NCAA Tournament prognosticators. Joe Lunardi of ESPN had the Huskies as a No. 11 seed in the East Region, while Chris Dobbertean of SB Nation had Washington as a No. 11 seed in the Midwest.


From earlier: Oregon State 86, Washington 84


Those aren't the types of seeds normally given to Pac-12 winners. Now, with the loss to Oregon State, Washington must sit and watch on Sunday, with their 54 RPI rating, and hope for the best, and hope that the Pac-12 isn't just a one-bid league.

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Washington Vs. Oregon State: Beavers Finish Upset, Final Score 86-84

The Pac 12 regular season champion Washington Huskies are slipping off the bubble, after losing in the Pac 12 tournament to the ninth seeded Oregon State Beavers 86-84. The Beavers let slip a 15 point lead, and had to overcome an 8 point lead the Pac 12 champs built. Oregon State got the lead back with 30 seconds left and found a way to hold on.

Devon Collier and Jared Cunningham will be big men on the Oregon State campus after putting in 19 and 18 points respectively. However, it was Troy Wroten for Washington and his 29 points that made this a game again. The guard was 10-19, and made 9 free throws to put Washington back on top in the second half.

The last minute came down to free throws, and after Jared Cunningham hit a layup at the 30 second mark to give OSU the lead; the two teams missed six straight free throws to keep the game 84-83. It was Cunningham again who was able to hit his charity shots, which ultimately won the game for OSU.

Washington only has one win over a team in the RPI 75, and it's best out of conference win is against UC Santa Barbara with an RPI of 124. It's up in the air whether or not the Huskies will make the tournament. Oregon State would have to win the tournament to have a shot at March Madness.

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Washington Vs. Oregon State: Beavers Lead, Halftime Score 46-33

The number one seed in the tournament is in danger of being tossed from the quarterfinals, as the Washington Huskies currently trail the Oregon State Beavers 46-33 at half time. Oregon State has three players in double digit scoring, which allowed them to pull away as the half ended. Washington has relied upon the three point shot, and going 4-13 from behind the arc is a big reason for why they currently trail. If they are eliminated from the tournament, it will certainly hurt their bid for the tournament as no Pac 12 team is a lock to move on.

The Beavers were led by Ahmad Starks, Devon Collier, and Jared Cunningham who had 11, 10 and 10 points respectively. That proved overwhelming for Washington which had only Troy Wroten finish with 10 points. The Beavers' fifth best scorer has seven points, while Washington's fifth best has two. Oregon State is also running away with the game in the paint, leading that battle 32-20.

More assists and fewer turnovers will go a long way to getting Washington back in this game, but even more necessary will be finding an offense that can rely on high percentage shots. As long as Oregon State can continue to get into the paint and secure second chance points, the Beavers should be moving on in the tournament.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012, Stanford Vs. California: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament continues in Los Angeles on Thursday evening with the Stanford Cardinal taking on their archenemies the California Golden Bears. California lost a chance to win the regular season conference title this past Sunday when Stanford defeated them 75-70, so you better believe California is looking forward to this rematch.

Records: Stanford (21-10, 10-8); California (23-8, 13-5)

Time: 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT.

TV: Fox Sports Net

Radio: Stanford: KZSU 90.1 FM (Broadcasters: Sam Fisher, Jacob Jaffe, Anurag Reddy); California: KFRC Radio (flagship) 1550 AM San Francisco, CA, KTKZ Radio 1380 AM Sacramento, CA, KRXA Radio 540 AM Monterey, CA and KESP Radio 970 AM Modesto, CA

Series history in the tournament: This is just the second time the two teams have met in a Pac-10//12 tournament game. The two teams played in the 1990 conference quarterfinals, which Stanford won, 77-61.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012, Colorado Vs. Oregon: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 Tournament keeps on trucking Thursday at Staples Center as the No. 3 seeded Oregon Ducks (22-8, 13-5 Pac-12) take on the No. 6 Colorado Buffaloes (20-11, 11-7 Pac-12) to see who can keep their NCAA tournament hopes alive this season.

The Buffs pulled away late against the Utah Utes on Wednesday by the score of 53-41 to advance to the next round, where the Ducks are already waiting from them after a first-round bye. Oregon is chocked full of confidence heading into the matchup, owning a victory over the Buffaloes 90-81 last Thursday and a regular season ending win over the Utah as well on Sunday. These two spit their regular season matchups, each getting a victory on their home courts.

Tip off: 8:30 p.m. PT, Staples Center, Los Angeles CA

TV: Fox Sports Network/ ROOT with Marques Johnson, Steve Physioc and Rebecca Haarlow reporting from the floor.

Radio: Oregon IMG Sport Radio

Streaming: Pac-12 YouTube Channel

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012, UCLA Vs. Arizona: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The No. 5 seed UCLA Bruins started slow on Wednesday, but ultimately prevailed with a 55-40 win over their crosstown rivals, the No. 12 seed USC Trojans in the opening round of the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament. Up next for the Bruins are the No. 4 seed Arizona Wildcats, who had a bye in the first round.

The Wildcats will be without freshman point guard Josiah Turner, who was suspended indefinitely by head coach Sean Miller. Here are the details of Thursday's quarterfinal contest:

Records: UCLA (19-13, 11-7); Arizona (21-10, 12-6)

Time: 2:40 p.m.

TV: Fox Sports West, with Kevin Calabro on play-by-play, former Bruin Don MacLean as the analyst, and Rebecca Haarlow on the sidelines.

Radio: AM 570 and Sirius Channel 92, with Chris Roberts on play-by-play and former Bruin Tracy Murray as the analust.

RPI: Arizona No. 78, UCLA No. 117

Series History: The two schools split two games this season, with each team winning at home. The Bruins are 3-1 all-time in the Pac-12 Tournament against Arizona, with wins in their last three tournament battles (2010, 2006, and 2003).

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012, Washington Vs. Oregon State: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The Washington Huskies won the Pac-10 Tournament last year, and followed that up by winning the outright Pac-12 regular season title this year. On Thursday afternoon at Staples Center, they put that No. 1 seed to the test, facing the No. 9 Oregon State Beavers in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament in downtown Los Angeles.

The Beavers had an up and down day on Wednesday. They opened a 24-8 lead over the No. 8 seed Washington State Cougars but trailed at halftime, then rallied for the 69-64 win with a second half run. Devon Collier scored 19 points in the win. Here are the details of Thursday's second round college basketball action:

Records: Washington (21-9, 14-4); Oregon State (18-13, 7-11)

Time: 12:10 p.m.

TV: Fox Sports West, with Kevin Calabro on play-by-play, Don MacLean as the analyst, and Rebecca Haarlow on the sidelines.

RPI: Washington No. 54, Oregon State No. 147

Series History: Washington beat Oregon State in both matchups this season, but only by a total of eight points. They have met twice in the Pac-12 Tournament and split the two games. Washington leads the all-time series 154-136.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012 Bracket Reactions: Thoughts On UCLA Beating USC, Facing Arizona Without Josiah Turner

The UCLA Bruins on Wednesday afternoon did what they had to do to beat their crosstown rivals, the USC Trojans 55-40 in the opening round of the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament at Staples Center in Los Angeles. After an ugly first half, the Bruins were somehow up by a point despite not being able to hit the broadside of a barn.

"I really don't know what to say about the first half. Anybody reading this who TiVo'ed the game to watch after work, please save yourself the frustration and just hit delete," wrote Patroclus at Bruins Nation. "Whoever happened to be on the court, they could not hit a shot nor work the boards. UCLA started the game shooting just 3-20 from the field, and finishing the first half 7-30 while losing the early rebounding battle."

Up next for the Bruins will be the No. 4 seed Arizona Wildcats, who will be without point guard Josiah Turner, who was suspended indefinitely for violating team rules. It was a third strike of sorts for the freshman, who has had two other incidents this season.

"And as much as [Arizona head coach Sean] Miller has said Turner isn't a bad kid following those two ordeals, strike three comes with more questions," wrote K_Zim at Arizona Desert Swarm. "An indefinite suspension very well could lead Turner to having the same fate as short-lived Wildcat Sidiki Johnson."

The game Thursday between UCLA and Arizona is scheduled to tip off at roughly 2:30 p.m. PST, and will be televised by Fox Sports West.

Click here for the full schedule and tournament bracket. For more on UCLA hoops, head over to Bruins Nation. For more on USC, head to Conquest Chronicles.

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2012 Pac-12 Tournament Bracket, First Round Recap: UCLA Tops USC

Day one of the Pac-12 tournament is finished. Here's a quick summary of Wednesday's first round games to get you caught up:

UCLA beat USC 55-40, led by Lazeric Jones who scored a game-high 15 points. The Bruins shot a horrendous 33.9 percent from the field but held the Trojans to 29 percent shooting. UCLA only made five of their first 24 shots and played the entire first half without Josh Smith. The No. 5 seeded Bruins will now take on the No. 4 Arizona Wildcats at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.

In other first round action, the Oregon State Beavers downed the Washington State Cougars 69-64 in Wednesday's first game. The Cougars suffered from a poor performance from Reggie Moore; the junior was 3-for-16 from the field.

Stanford beat Arizona State 85-65, to advance to a quarterfinals match against California. Chasson Randle was the name to remember in all four opening round games. Randle scored 30 points for the Cardinal, with a record-breaking 27 of them coming in the first half.

Andre Robinson led the Colorado Buffaloes to a 53-41 victory over the Utah Utes in Wednesday's final game. Robinson scored 20 points and also pulled down 11 rebounds in the effort.

See an up-to-date Pac-12 tournament bracket here.

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2012 Pac-12 Tournament Bracket, TV Schedule: UCLA Takes On Arizona

The UCLA Bruins didn't have the most awe-inspiring of contests against the USC Trojans, but they did manage to pull it out after a big run early in the second half to take a double digit lead for most of the remainder of the game. UCLA will probably have to improve if they plan on beating Arizona. The Bruins have played the Wildcats close in their previous two contests, splitting by winning on each team's homecourt.

If UCLA wins on Thursday, they will face the Washington-Oregon State winner on Friday evening.


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Here's the time, TV schedule and bracket.

Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 8
12 p.m.: No. 1 Washington Huskies vs. No. 9 Oregon St. Beavers (Fox Sports Net)
2:30 p.m.: No. 4 Arizona vs. No. 5 UCLA (Fox Sports Net)
6 p.m.: No. 2 California Golden Bears vs. No. 7 Stanford Cardinal (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m.: No. 3 Oregon Ducks vs. No. 6 Colorado Buffaloes (Fox Sports Net)

Semifinals: Friday, March 9

6 p.m. - Semifinal #1: Washington-Oregon State winner vs. Arizona-UCLA winner (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m. - Semifinal #2: Cal-Stanford winner vs. Oregon-Colorado winner (Fox Sports Net)

Championship: Saturday, March 10
3 p.m. - Championship Game (CBS)

Here is the original bracket in PDF form.

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2012 Pac-12 Tournament, Utah Vs. Colorado: Buffaloes Beat Up Utes With Ease, 53-41

Colorado Buffaloes’ forward Andre Roberson cut through the Utah Utes’ defense for 20 points on nine shot attempts as he led his team to win their first tournament game during their first season in the Pac-12, 53-41.

The Utes are one of the worst teams in the nation, but kept up with the Buffaloes in the first half ending the half down two.

Utah center Jason Washburn scored 11 points to lead the Utes in scoring, but that was on 13 shot attempts. No other player from Utah scored more than 10 points.

Both teams shot ugly from the floor with each team making only 35 percent of their shots. The Buffaloes did get to the line more than the Utes and shot at a higher percentage clip at the charity stripe.

The Buffs will face No. 3 Oregon Ducks tomorrow at 8:30 p.m.

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Stanford Vs. Arizona State Final Score: Cardinal Advance With 85-65 Win, Showdown With Cal Next

Chasson Randle scored 27 of his 30 points in the first half to lead the No. 7 seed Stanford Cardinal to a 85-65 win over the No. 10 Arizona State Sun Devils in the first round of the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Stanford (21-10) will face their longtime rivals, the No. 2 seed California Bears in the quarterfinals on Friday night at 6 p.m. PST.

Aaron Bright added 11 points and Jarrett Mann had 10 points for the Cardinal, who shot 47.3% from the field during the game and made 10 of 19 shots from three-point range. The 27 points in the first half for Randle were a Pac-12 Tournament record.


Other scores: No. 5 UCLA 55, No. 12 USC 40; No. 9 OSU 69, No. 8 WSU 64


The Cardinal led 50-30 at halftime and never looked back. Arizona State (10-21) shot just 41.7% from the field on the night, and were led by Chanse Creekmur with 13 points. Stanford beat Arizona State in both matchups this season.

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Stanford Vs. Arizona State Score: Chasson Randle On Fire, Cardinal Lead 50-30

The No. 7 Stanford Cardinal played more like the team they were in the first half of the season on Wednesday night in the opening round of the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Cardinal were on fire in the first half, especially from long range, and lead the No. 10 seed Arizona St. Sun Devils 50-30 at halftime.

Chasson Randle scored a whopping 27 points in the first half to lead Stanford, nearly outscoring the Sun Devils on his own. Randle made six of his eight field goals, including five of six three-pointers, and made 10 of 12 free throws. Stanford shot 44.4% (four of nine) from two-point range in the first half, but shot 60% (nine for 15) from beyond the arc.


Other scores: No. 5 UCLA 55, No. 12 USC 40; No. 9 OSU 69, No. 8 WSU 64


Aaron Bright added nine points for the Cardinal, making three shots from three-point range.

Jordan Bachynski led Arizona State with eight points in the opening half. The Sun Devils shot 47.6% from the field. The winner of this game advances to play the No. 2 California Golden Bears on Thursday.

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UCLA Vs. USC Final Score: Bruins Advance With 55-40 Win, Face Arizona Next

The No. 5 seed UCLA Bruins got off to a horrendous start on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center, but patiently and methodically beat down the No. 12 USC Trojans in a 55-40 win in the opening round of the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament. It was the third victory in as many games for the Bruins over the Trojans this season, by an average margin of 14.7 points per game.

UCLA (19-13) advances to play the No. 4 seed Arizona Wildcats on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. PST.

Lazeric Jones scored 15 points to lead UCLA, which shot 33.9% from the field. That number may seem terrible, but it is quite good considering the Bruins made just five of their first 24 shots in the game. The Bruins went on a stretch of 5:42 in the first half without a point and trailed 21-13. But UCLA ended the half on a 9-0 run to take a slim one-point lead, then never looked back.


Earlier today: Oregon State 69, Washington State 64 - Beavers advance to face No. 1 seed Washington


Travis Wear had 10 points and nine rebounds for the Bruins, while twin brother David Wear had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Byron Wesley scored 13 points to lead the Trojans, while Garrett Jackson added 11 points. Maurice Jones had seven points, six rebounds, and five assists for USC, which ended their season with 10 straight losses and 19 defeats in their final 20 games. At 6-26, the Trojans have the most losses in school history.

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UCLA Vs. USC Score: Bruins Lead Trojans 22-21 After Ugly First Half

The USC Trojans came into the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament with a nine-game losing streak, their second such skid of the season, and have lost 18 of their last 19 contests in a season marred by injuries and poor shooting. In the first half of their first round game on Wednesday, it was the crosstown rival UCLA Bruins who went ice cold, but the Bruins still managed a 22-21 halftime at Staples Center.

UCLA used a 9-0 run to end the half after USC had built a 21-13 advantage.The Bruins at one point went 5:42 without a point during the first half

Freshman Byron Wesley scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds in the first half to lead the Trojans. Garrett Jackson added seven points for USC, who shot 30.8% (eight for 26) in the opening half. And they were the hot team.

The Bruins shot just 23.3% in the first half (seven for 30). David Wear scored eight points and had six rebounds for UCLA, who beat USC handily in both meetings this season. Lazeric Jones added eight points for the Bruins.

The winner of this game will advance to face the No. 4 seed Arizona Wildcats.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012, Washington State Vs. Oregon State Score: Beavers Knock Out Cougars, 69-64

The Oregon State Beavers gave up a 24-8 lead to start the game, but key free throws late in the game iced the win for the Beavers as they knock out No. 8 seed Washington State Cougars to advance in the Pac-12 tournament by a score of 69-64.

OSU's Devon Collier was hot all game, hitting seven of his eight field goal attempts to lead all scorers with 19 points. Teammate, Eric moreland, notched a double-double in the win with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

Cougars' Brok Motum was efficient with a solid performance having 18 points on 6-10 shooting and seven rebounds. However, Reggie Moore picked a wrong game to shoot 19 percent from the field as he made only three field goals in 16 attempts.

The game was fairly tight until the final minute when OSU's Joe Burton made a driving layup to pull ahead by five, 66-61. Cougars couldn't make a field goal for the rest of the game.

The Beavers will face No. 1 Washington Huskies tomorrow.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012, Colorado Vs. Utah: Game Time, TV Schedule, Online Stream And More

The Pac-12 Tournament is finally here and it will be the final stand for the Colorado Buffaloes and Utah Utes to continue their seasons. The Buffaloes once sat near the top of the conference standings, but a poor showing down the stretch dropped the team down to a six-seed in the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament. The Utah Utes were one of the worst teams in the nation this season, regardless of conference, and would likely be thrilled if the game is still close by halftime.

Date, Game Time: Wednesday, March 7th, 8:30 P.M. PT

Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA

TV: Fox Sports Net - Kevin Calabro and Don MacLean on the call, with Rebecca Haarlow on the sidelines.

Live Online Streaming: If you're looking some extras, the Pac-12 Conference's YouTube channel - YouTube.com/pac12conf - will be live streaming non-televised games, post-game press conferences for the semifinals and championship games, and all live streams will be free of charge and no registration is necessary. Head over to the the Pacific Life Pac-12 Tournament page and click on the link or go to YouTube.com/pac12conf starting Wednesday and the page will automatically default to any live streams that are underway.

The winner of the game will face the Oregon Ducks in the second round on Thursday.

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Washington State Vs. Oregon State Score: Cougars Overcome Slow Start, Lead 39-38 At Halftime

The No. 9 seed Oregon State Beavers got off to a sizzling start to open the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament at Staples Center in Los Angeles, building a 24-8 lead over the No. 8 seed Washington State Cougars. But Washington State clawed their way back into the game thanks to hot shooting of their own, and the Cougars lead 39-38 at halftime of their first round battle.

Marcus Capers led a balanced scoring attack for the Cougars with eight points, making all four of his field goal attempts. Washington State shot a sizzling 65.4% (17 for 26) in the opening half. Reggie Moore had seven points and seven assists for the Cougars.

Ahmad Starks led Oregon State with 12 points, hitting four of his seven three-point attempts. Devon Collier added nine points and three rebounds for the Beavers, who shot 51.7% (15 for 29) in the first half.

Washington State and Oregon State tied with a 7-11 conference record, but the Cougars won the tiebreakers by virtue of beating the Beavers twice this season.

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Pac-12 Basketball Tournament, Stanford Vs. Arizona State: Game Time, TV Schedule, Online Stream And More

The Stanford Cardinal started out their conference season well, but a mid-season slump cause the team to drop from being a bubble team for the NCAA Tournament to possibly not even an NIT participant. Fortunately for the Cardinal, they will have one last chance to prove themselves this week at the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament in Los Angeles.

As for the ASU Sun Devils, the team was torn apart by injuries and a lack of depth for most of the season, although they stunned the Arizona Wildcats over the weekend while playing their best game in months.

Stanford lacks a go-to scorer that can carry the team at times, but they feature a potent trio of scorers that can cause opposing defenses some problems. Chasson Randle, Josh Owens and Aaron Bright could all have big games against the Sun Devils and their zone defense. Look for ASU to give the ball to guard Trent Lockett, who shoots 42% from behind the arc.

Teams: #7 Stanford Cardinal (20-10, 10-8 Pac-12) vs #10 Arizona St. Sun Devils (10-20, 6-12 Pac-12)

Date, Game Time: Wednesday, March 7th, 6:00 PM PST

Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA

TV: FSN/ROOT NW - Steve Physioc, and Marques Johnson on the call with Rebecca Haarlow courtside.

Live Online Streaming: If you're looking some extras, the Pac-12 Conference's YouTube channel - YouTube.com/pac12conf - will be live streaming non-televised games, post-game press conferences for the semifinals and championship games, and all live streams will be free of charge and no registration is necessary. Head over to the the Pacific Life Pac-12 Tournament page and click on the link - YouTube.com/pac12conf, and starting Wednesday, the page will automatically default to any live streams that are underway.

Series History: The Cardinal holds a 42-30 edge over Arizona State in the all-time series, dating back to 1957. Stanford has won six of the last 10 and 23 of the last 29 contests overall dating back to 1998 and have won four straight in the series, including a 68-44 rout back on Feb. 2 at Maples Pavilion. The Sun Devils will look to buck this trend and there's no better time to do that than in the end-of-the-year tournament.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012, UCLA Vs. USC: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The Pac-12 Conference Tournament continues Wednesday afternoon with a matchup between the red-hot UCLA Bruins and the slumping USC Trojans at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here's what you need to know...

Teams: #5 UCLA (18-13, 11-7 Pac-12) vs #12 USC Trojans (6-25, 1-17 Pac-12)

Date, Game Time: Wednesday, March 7th, 2:40 PM PST

Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA

TV: FSN/ROOT NW - Kevin Calabro and Don MacClean on the call with Rebecca Haarlow courtside.

Live Online Streaming: If you're looking some extras, the Pac-12 Conference's YouTube channel - YouTube.com/pac12conf - will be live streaming non-televised games, post-game press conferences for the semifinals and championship games, and all live streams will be free of charge and no registration is necessary. Head over to the the Pacific Life Pac-12 Tournament page and click on the link - YouTube.com/pac12conf, and starting Wednesday, the page will automatically default to any live streams that are underway.

Series History: USC enters the tournament on a poor note, on a nine-game losing streak and is 1-18 in its last 19 games. On the other hand, UCLA won four of its last five conference games to secure the No. 5 seed, including a thrilling victory against the Washington Huskies on Saturday. UCLA won both regular season games against USC this season, - 66-47 at the Galen Center on Jan. 15 and 64-54 at the Sports Arena on Feb. 15. USC has won four of the last seven meetings, UCLA has the edge in the all-time series, 131-104.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012, Washington State Vs. Oregon State: Game Time, TV Schedule, Online Stream And More

The Pac-12 had a rough season this year, but every team will get one final chance this week to continue their season in Los Angeles. While neither the Washington St. Cougars or Oregon St. Beavers are projected to make much of a run at the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament, both teams have potential to bust up the bracket due to their ability to give the ball to a star player.

For the Beavers, they have Jared Cunningham, arguably the best scorer in the conference. The junior guard lit up opponents for more than 18 points per-game and eclipsed the 30-point mark multiple times. For the Cougars, they feature big man Brock Motum, who was awarded Most Improved Player for the conference. The lanky big man can cause nightmares for opposing defenses with his inside-outside approach and does a solid job rebounding.

As for the winner of the game, they will take on the Washington Huskies in the second round on Thursday.

Game 1 Teams: #8 Washington State Cougars (15-15, 7-11 Pac-12) vs #9 Oregon State Beavers (17-13, 7-11 Pac-12)

Date, Game Time: Wednesday, March 7th, 12:00 PM PST

Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA

TV: FSN/ROOT NW - Kevin Calabro and Don MacLean on the call, with Rebecca Haarlow on the sidelines.

Live Online Streaming: If you're looking some extras, the Pac-12 Conference's YouTube channel - YouTube.com/pac12conf - will be live streaming non-televised games, post-game press conferences for the semifinals and championship games, and all live streams will be free of charge and no registration is necessary. Head over to the the Pacific Life Pac-12 Tournament page and click on the link or go to YouTube.com/pac12conf starting Wednesday and the page will automatically default to any live streams that are underway.

Series History: Per WSU's athletics website, the Cougars trail the all-time series with the Beavers 122-162 but they swept the regular season series this year and have won 10 of the last 12 matchups with the Beavers, including the last four meetings. They defeated Oregon State in both matchups last season and posting a victory in Spokane Dec. 31, 2011 and in Corvallis, Feb. 9.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012: Bracket, Schedule And More

The 2012 Pac-12 Tournament is underway Wednesday with a quartet of first round games at Staples Center in Los Angeles. This is the 11th and final year the tournament will be in Los Angeles, as the venue is expected to shift to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in 2013. Locally, the highlight of day one is the crosstown battle between the UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans, who face off in the first round.


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But the game likely won't be close as the Trojans, down to just six scholarship players on the active roster for the last several weeks, have lost 18 of their last 19 games. Here is the full bracket and schedule for the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament, with all times Pacific.

First Round: Wednesday, March 7
Noon: No. 8 Washington State vs. No. 9 Oregon State (Fox Sports Net)
2:30 p.m.: No. 5 UCLA vs. No. 12 USC (Fox Sports Net)
6 p.m.: No. 7 Stanford vs. No. 10 Arizona State (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m.: No. 6 Colorado vs. No. 11 Utah (Fox Sports Net)

Second Round: Thursday, March 8
12 p.m.: No. 1 Washington vs. Oregon State/Washington State winner (Fox Sports Net)
2:30 p.m.: No. 4 Arizona vs. UCLA/USC winner (Fox Sports Net)
6 p.m.: No. 2 Cal vs. Stanford/Arizona State winner (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m.: No. 3 Oregon vs. Colorado/Utah winner (Fox Sports Net)

Semifinals: Friday, March 9

6 p.m. - Semifinal #1: Winners of early Thursday games (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m. - Semifinal #2: Winners of evening Thursday games (Fox Sports Net)

Championship: Saturday, March 10
3 p.m. - Championship Game (CBS)

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Pac-12 Tournament Will Move From Staples Center To Las Vegas Next Year, According To Reports

The Staples Center looks like it is about to embark on its last hoorah as host of the Pac-12 tournament as the tournament will be heading to the City of Lights, according to reports.

Salt Lake City was also in the running but it looks like the Pac-12 tournament will move to Las Vegas starting next year. The tournament has been held at Staples for the past 11 years but the crowd numbers have not been to the Pac-12's liking. The contract with Staples is up after this week's tournament, and after dropping to below 60,000 fans last year - including only 12,074 for the title game between the Washington Huskies and Arizona Wildcats - the Pac-12 is looking for a change.

Jeff Robbins, the president and CEO of the Utah Sports Commisssion, put together a proposal to get the tournament in Salt Lake City in 2013 and 2014 but is sure that his dream will not come to be. Robbins spoke with the Salt Lake City Tribune.

"We really haven't received any information," Robbins said. "We're a little bit like everybody else, just waiting to see. The only thing we were told is they were hoping to hear around the conference tournament."

With UCLA and USC suffering from some mediocre seasons recently, interest has been low. But a Vegas move would definitely change all of that.

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Pac-12 Basketball Tournament 2012: Arizona, No. 4 Seed

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament gets underway on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the Arizona Wildcats, who saw their at-large hopes for the NCAA Tournament come to an end thanks to a season finale loss to the Arizona St. Sun Devils. They'll enter the Pac-12 tournament as the No. 4 seed and will be hoping to capture the championship.

Team: Arizona Wildcats

Head Coach: Sean Miller, third year at Arizona

2011-2012 Record: 21-10 overall, 12-6 in conference

RPI Rank: 76

Tournament Seed: 4

First Round Opponent: The Wildcats receive a first-round bye, so they will have their opening match in the quarterfinals on Thursday. They will face either the fifth-seeded UCLA Bruins or the No. 12 seed USC Trojans

Season vs. Opponent: The Wildcats split their season series against the Bruins. They lost 65-58 in early january and defeated UCLA 65-63 in late February. They fared much better against USC, as did most Pac-12 teams. Arizona swept the Trojans with scores of 57-46 and 70-54

Up Next If They Win: If the Wildcats make it past the quarterfinals, they will enter Friday's semifinals against either No. 1 seed Washington Huskies or the winner of the first-round game between the No. 8 seed Washington St. Cougars or No. 9 seed Oregon St. Beavers

Leading Scorer: Kyle Fogg leads all Wildcats scorers with 13.5 points per game

Leading Rebounder: Solomon Hill is a rebound machine, averaging 7.8 rebounds per game. Jesse Perry is close behind with 7.4 rebounds per game

2011 Pac-12 Tournament Finish: Arizona entered last year's tournament as the No. 1 seed and were ranked No. 16 nationally at the time. They opened their tourney with a 78-69 victory over the Oregon St. Beavers in the quarterfinals. They knocked off the No. 4 seeded USC Trojans in the semifinals, 67-62, before coming up short to the Washington Huskies in the championship game, 77-75

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Pac-12 Basketball Tournament 2012: Cal, No. 2 Seed

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament gets underway on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the California Golden Bears, who finished with the same conference record over the Oregon Ducks, but claim the No. 2 seed due to head-to-head season record.

Team: California Golden Bears

Head Coach: Mike Montgomery, fourth season at Cal

2011-2012 Record: 23-8 overall, 13-5 in conference

RPI Rank: 37

Tournament Seed: 2

First Round Opponent: The Bears receive a first-round bye, so their first game will be in Thursday's quarterfinals. They will face off against the winner of Wednesday's opening-round game between No. 7 seed Stanford Cardinal and No. 10 seed Arizona St. Sun Devils

Season vs. Opponent: Cal defeated Stanford 69-59 in late January, but lost the regular-season finale by a final score of 75-70. In their one meeting with the Sun Devils, they easily dispatched ASU, 68-47

Up Next If They Win: If Cal advances past the quarterfinals, they would meet head to Friday's semifinal game against either the No. 3 seed Oregon Ducks or the winner of the first-round game between the sixth-seeded Colorado Buffaloes and the No. 11 seeded Utah Utes

Leading Scorer: Allen Crabbe easily leads all Cal scorers, averaging 15.4 points per game

Leading Rebounder: Richard Solomon is leading the Golden Bears with 6.2 rebounds per game

2011 Pac-12 Tournament Finish: At last year's tournament, Cal went home early. They received a first-round bye as the No. 5 seed, but were dispatched in the quarterfinals by the USC Trojans, 70-56

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Pac-12 Basketball Tournament 2012: Oregon, No. 3 Seed

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament gets underway on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the Oregon Ducks

Team: Oregon Ducks

Head Coach: Dana Altman, second year at Oregon

2011-2012 Record: 22-8 overall, 13-5 in conference

RPI Rank: 50

Tournament Seed: 3

First Round Opponent: The Ducks receive a first-round bye, so their first game will be in Thursday's quarterfinals. They will face off against the winner of the opening-round game between the sixth-seeded Colorado Buffaloes and the No. 11 seeded Utah Utes

Season vs. Opponent: Oregon won both games against the Utes easily this season, by final scores of 79-68 and 94-48. They had a harder time with the Buffaloes, losing their first game, 72-71 and winning the rematch, 90-81

Up Next If They Win: If Oregon advances past the quarterfinals, they would meet head to Friday's semifinal game against either the No. 2 California Golden Bears or the winner of the opening-round game between No. 7 seed Stanford Cardinal and No. 10 seed Arizona St. Sun Devils

Leading Scorer: Devoe Joseph was the top scorer for the Ducks by quite a margin this season, averaging 16.8 points per game

Leading Rebounder: E.J. Singler leads Oregon in boards this year, averaging 5.5 rebounds per game

2011 Pac-12 Tournament Finish: At last year's tournament, the Ducks entered as the No. 7 seed and defeated the Arizona St. Sun Devils in the first round, 76-69. In the quarterfinals, they shocked the second-seeded UCLA Bruins, 76-59. They saw their run come to an end in the semifinals, when they were sent packing by the No. 3 seed Washington Huskies, who defeated the Ducks by a final of 69-51 before going on to win it all

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Pac-12 Basketball Tournament 2012: Washington, No. 1 Seed

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament gets underway on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the first-seeded Washington Huskies, who earned the top seed due to a season-finale loss by the California Golden Bears.

Team: Washington Huskies

Head Coach: Lorenzo Romar, 10th year at UW

2011-2012 Record: 21-9 overall, 14-4 in conference

RPI Rank: 54

Tournament Seed: 1

First Round Opponent: The Huskies earned a first-round bye, so they will either face the No. 8 seed Washington St. Cougars or the No. 9 seed Oregon St. Beavers in the quarterfinals on Thursday

Season vs. Opponent: Washington defeated both WSU and OSU twice each this season. They defeated the Cougars by scores of 75-65 and 59-55, while they dispatched the Beavers by final scores of 95-80 and 75-72

Up Next If They Win: If the Huskies are victorious in their first game in the tournament, they would advance to Friday's semifinals, where they would either face the No. 4 Arizona Wildcats, or the winner of Wednesday's first-round matchup between the UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans

Leading Scorer: Tony Wroten leads all Huskies scorers with 16.3 points per game

Leading Rebounder: Aziz N'Diaye is a monster on the boards, averaging 7.6 rebounds per game

2011 Pac-12 Tournament Finish: In last year's tournament, the Huskies went all the way. They entered the tourney as the No. 3 seed and won their opening quarterfinal match against sixth-seeded WSU, 89-87. They toppled the No. 7 seed Oregon Ducks in the semifinals, 69-51, before upending the No. 1 seed Arizona Wildcats for the championship by a final score of 77-75

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Pac-12 Basketball Tournament 2012: Washington State, No. 8 Seed

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament gets underway on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the Washington St. Cougars, who faltered in conference play but managed a .500 overall record. They will enter as the No. 8 seed in the tournament.

Team: Washington State Cougars

Head Coach: Ken Bone, third season at WSU

2011-2012 Record: 15-15, 7-11 in conference

RPI Rank: 174

Tournament Seed: 8

First Round Opponent: No. 9 seed Oregon St. Beavers

Season vs. Opponent: The Cougars defeated the Beavers during both regular-season matchups (81-76, 83-73), which is why the Cougars enter the tournament as the No. 8 seed, although both teams hold a 7-11 conference record.

Up Next If They Win: No. 1 seed Washington Huskies

Leading Scorer: Brock Motum, averaging 18.1 points per game. He is shooting 54.9 percent from the floor this season.

Leading Rebounder: Motum is doing it all for the Cougars, also leading the team in boards with 6.5 rebounds per game.

2011 Pac-12 Tournament Finish: WSU entered last year's tournament as the No. 6 seed and earned a bye, but lost their first game against No. 3 seed Washington, 89-87.

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Pac-12 Basketball Tournament 2012: Stanford, No. 7 Seed

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament gets underway on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the Stanford Cardinal, who watched a hot start to the season fall away, but still managed to salvage a winning record in the conference and will enter the tournament as the No. 7 seed.

Team: Stanford Cardinal

Head Coach: Johnny Dawkins, fourth year at Stanford

2011-2012 Record: 20-10, 10-8 in conference

RPI Rank: 106

Tournament Seed: 7

First Round Opponent: No. 10 seed Arizona st. Sun Devils

Season vs. Opponent: The Cardinal only faced off against the Sun Devils once before this season, when they picked up an easy 68-44 win

Up Next If They Win: No. 2 seed California Golden Bears

Leading Scorer: Chasson Randle leads Stanford with 13.0 points per game, although Josh Randle is no slouch with 12.4 PPG for the Cardinal

Leading Rebounder: Josh Owens is also a threat for grabbing boards. He leads the team with 6.0 rebounds per game

2011 Pac-12 Tournament Finish: Stanford entered last year's tournament as the No. 8 seed, but were bounced in the first round by No. 9 seed Oregon St. Beavers, 69-67. They'll hope for a much stronger performance this time around.

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Pac-12 Basketball Tournament 2012: Arizona State, No. 10 Seed

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament gets underway on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the Arizona St. Sun Devils, who have fallen quite a bit since this time last year and will enter the tournament as the No. 10 seed.

Team: Arizona State Sun Devils

Head Coach: Herb Sendek, sixth season at ASU

2011-2012 Record: 10-20, 6-12 in conference

RPI Rank: 253

Tournament Seed: 10

First Round Opponent: No. 7 seed Stanford Cardinal

Season vs. Opponent: The Sun Devils came up on the losing end in their only regular-season game against the Cardinal, 68-44

Up Next If They Win: No. 2 seed California Golden Bears

Leading Scorer: Keala King leads all Sun Devils scorers by averaging 13.7 points per game, although Trent Lockett is close behind with 13.0 PPG

Leading Rebounder: Trent Lockett is leading ASU with 5.8 rebounds per game and Kyle Cain is right on his heels with 5.6 RPG

2011 Pac-12 Tournament Finish: In last year's tournament, the Sun Devils entered as the No. 1 seed and were ranked No. 16 nationally. They defeated the Oregon St. Beavers in the quarterfinals, 78-69. They took on the USC Trojans in the semifinals and once again advanced with a 67-62 win. They were upset in the championship game by the No. 3 seed Washington Huskies, 77-75.

Click here for full Pac-12 Tournament bracket and schedule information. For all news and information regarding the Arizona State Sun Devils, please visit House of Sparky.

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Pac-12 Basketball Tournament 2012: Oregon State, No. 9 Seed

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament gets underway on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the Oregon St. Beavers, who lost six of their last nine regular-season games and enter the tournament as the No. 9 seed.

Team: Oregon State Beavers

Head Coach: Craig Robinson, fourth year at Oregon State

2011-2012 Record: 17-13, 7-11 in conference

RPI Rank: 149

Tournament Seed: 9

First Round Opponent: No. 8 seed Washington St. Cougars

Season vs. Opponent: The Beavers came up empty twice against the Cougars by scores of 81-76 and 83-73. WSU hold the No. 8 seed as a result, as both teams finished their season with a 7-11 conference record

Up Next If They Win: No.1 seed Washington Huskies

Leading Scorer: Jared Cunningham leads all OSU scorers with 18.2 points per game

Leading Rebounder: Eric Moreland may only be putting up 4.8 points per game, but his 6.4 rebounds per game lead the Beavers

2011 Pac-12 Tournament Finish: Oregon State also entered last year's tournament as the No. 9 seed. They defeated the Stanford Cardinal in the first round, 69-67, but came up short against No. 1 seed the Arizona St. Sun Devils in the quarterfinals, losing by a score of 78-69.

Click here for full Pac-12 Tournament bracket and schedule information. For all news and information regarding the Oregon State Beavers, please visit Building the Dam.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012: Colorado Buffaloes, No. 6 Seed

The 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament begins on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and runs through the championship game on Sunday afternoon on CBS. Here is a look at the Colorado Buffaloes, who had a good first year in the conference.

Team: Colorado Buffaloes

Head Coach: Tad Boyle, second season at Colorado

2011-2012 Record: 19-11, 11-7 in conference

RPI Rank: 81

Tournament Seed: 6

First Round Opponent: No. 11 seed Utah Utes

Season vs. Opponent: The Buffaloes blasted the Utes 73-33 at home on December 31, then beat them on the road 55-48 on February 18.

Up Next If They Win: No. 3 seed Oregon Ducks

Leading Scorer: Carlon Brown, 12.2 points per game, one of four Buffaloes averaging in double figures this season.

Leading Rebounder: Andre Roberson, who led the Pac-12 with 11.2 rebounds per game.

2011 Pac-10 Tournament Finish: N/A; the Buffaloes just joined the conference this season.

Click here for full Pac-12 Tournament bracket and schedule information. For more news and notes on Colorado basketball, be sure to read The Ralphie Report.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012: Utah Utes, No. 11 Seed

Staples Center in Los Angeles will host the 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament, a four-day affair beginning on Wednesday afternoon. Here is a look at the Utah Utes, who struggled mightily in their first year as a member of the Pac-12 Conference.

Team: Utah Utes

Head Coach: Larry Krystkowiak, first season at Utah

2011-2012 Record: 6-24, 3-15 in conference

RPI Rank: 273

Tournament Seed: 11

First Round Opponent: No. 6 seed Colorado Buffaloes

Season vs. Opponent: The Utes lost at Colorado 73-33 on December 31, then lost again to the Buffaloes at home 55-48 on February 18.

Up Next If They Win: No. 3 seed Oregon Ducks

Leading Scorer: guard Josh Watkins, 15.6 points per game

Leading Rebounder: center Jason Washburn, 6.2 rebounds per game.

2011 Pac-10 Tournament Finish: N/A; the Utes just joined the conference this season.

Click here for full Pac-12 Tournament bracket and schedule information. For more news and notes on Utah basketball, be sure to read Block U.

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2012 Pac-12 Tournament: UCLA Bruins, No. 5 Seed

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament begins on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the UCLA Bruins, who ended their season with a weekend home sweep of the Washington schools.

Team: UCLA Bruins

Head Coach: Ben Howland, ninth season at UCLA

2011-2012 Record: 18-13, 11-7 in conference

RPI Rank: 116

Tournament Seed: 5

First Round Opponent: No. 12 seed USC Trojans

Season vs. Opponent: The Bruins beat USC 66-47 handily on the road on January 15, and beat them again at home 64-54 on February 15

Up Next If They Win: No. 4 seed Arizona Wildcats

Leading Scorer: Lazeric Jones, 13.4 points per game

Leading Rebounder: David Wear, 6.1 rebounds per game.

2011 Pac-10 Tournament Finish: Last season, the No. 2 seed Bruins lost 76-59 in the quarterfinals to No. 7 Oregon.

Click here for full Pac-12 Tournament bracket and schedule information. For more news and notes on UCLA basketball, be sure to read Bruins Nation.

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Pac-12 Basketball Tournament 2012: USC Trojans, No. 12 Seed

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament gets underway on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the USC Trojans, who brought up the rear in the conference and head into the tournament as the No. 12 seed.

Team: USC Trojans

Head Coach: Kevin O'Neill, third season at USC

2011-2012 Record: 6-25, 1-17 in conference

RPI Rank: 262

Tournament Seed: 12

First Round Opponent: No. 5 seed UCLA Bruins

Season vs. Opponent: The Trojans lost to UCLA 66-47 at home on January 15, and lost to the Bruins on the road 64-54 on February 15

Up Next If They Win: No. 4 seed Arizona Wildcats

Leading Scorer: Maurice Jones, 13.2 points per game

Leading Rebounder: Byron Wesley, 5.0 rebounds per game. Both Aaron Fuller (5.9 rebounds per game in 18 games) and Dewayne Dedmon (5.4 rebounds per game in 20 games) are out for the season.

2011 Pac-10 Tournament Finish: Last season, the No. 4 seed Trojans beat No. 5 Cal in the quarterfinals, then lost in the semifinals 67-62 to No. 1 seed Arizona.

Click here for full Pac-12 Tournament bracket and schedule information. For more news and notes on USC basketball, be sure to read Conquest Chronicles.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012 Bracket And Schedule: UCLA And USC Meet In First Round On Wednesday

Los Angeles will play host to the 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament this week. Two Southern California teams will have an opportunity to claim the conference championship, although one of the two teams would have to pull off one of the greatest Cinderella stories of all time in order to do so. UCLA and USC will face off in the opening round, so only one Los Angeles team will be able to advance.

The No. 5 seed in the tournament belongs the to UCLA Bruins. They'll take on the USC Trojans, who possess the No. 12 seed and by far the worst record in the Pac-12 this season. It seems very likely that the Trojans will be packing their bags following Wednesday's opening-round matchup, although stranger things have happened. The winner of the game will advance to the quarterfinals to take on the No. 4 Arizona Wildcats.

You can find the full TV schedule for the entire tournament below. All times are Pacific.


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First Round: Wednesday, March 7
Noon: No. 8 Washington State vs. No. 9 Oregon State (Fox Sports Net)
2:30 p.m.: No. 5 UCLA vs. No. 12 USC (Fox Sports Net)
6 p.m.: No. 7 Stanford vs. No. 10 Arizona State (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m.: No. 6 Colorado vs. No. 11 Utah (Fox Sports Net)

Second Round: Thursday, March 8
12 p.m.: No. 1 Washington vs. Oregon State/Washington State winner (Fox Sports Net)
2:30 p.m.: No. 4 Arizona vs. UCLA/USC winner (Fox Sports Net)
6 p.m.: No. 2 Cal vs. Stanford/Arizona State winner (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m.: No. 3 Oregon vs. Colorado/Utah winner (Fox Sports Net)

Semifinals: Friday, March 9

6 p.m. - Semifinal #1: Winners of early Thursday games (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m. - Semifinal #2: Winners of evening Thursday games (Fox Sports Net)

Championship: Saturday, March 10
3 p.m. - Championship Game (CBS)

For all news and information regarding the UCLA Bruins, please visit Bruins Nation. For updates and perspective on the USC Trojans, head on over to Conquest Chronicles.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012 Bracket And Schedule Information: UCLA To Play USC In First Round

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Despite the tumultuous season the UCLA Bruins have had to endure, they still might have a Pac-12 tournament run in them. UCLA will be playing in their hometown in the Staples Center, and will have as good a chance as anyone to win as anyone else.

UCLA will start their tournament as the No. 5 seed and will play their first game on Wednesday at 2:30 PM PT. The new Pac-12 tournament format (with two new teams) means there are two additional first round contests, and the fifth seed will play the 12th place team. The USC Trojans finished in last, meaning only one of the two LA schools will be advancing to the second round.

The UCLA-USC winner will face the fourth seed in the tournament, the Arizona Wildcats.

Here’s the full list of matchups, times, and TV information below:

First Round: Wednesday, March 7
Noon: No. 8 Washington State vs. No. 9 Oregon State (Fox Sports Net)
2:30 p.m.: No. 5 UCLA vs. No. 12 USC (Fox Sports Net)
6 p.m.: No. 7 Stanford vs. No. 10 Arizona State (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m.: No. 6 Colorado vs. No. 11 Utah (Fox Sports Net)

Second Round: Thursday, March 8
12 p.m.: No. 1 Washington vs. Oregon State/Washington State winner (Fox Sports Net)
2:30 p.m.: No. 4 Arizona vs. UCLA/USC winner (Fox Sports Net)
6 p.m.: No. 2 Cal vs. Stanford/Arizona State winner (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m.: No. 3 Oregon vs. Colorado/Utah winner (Fox Sports Net)

Semifinals: Friday, March 9

6 p.m. - Semifinal #1: Winners of early Thursday games (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m. - Semifinal #2: Winners of evening Thursday games (Fox Sports Net)

Championship: Saturday, March 10
3 p.m. - Championship Game (CBS)


To discuss the Pac-12 tournament with UCLA fans, go to Bruins Nation. To talk about the tournament with USC fans, check out Conquest Chronicles.

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2012 Pac-12 Tournament Bracket: Every Seed But Top Two Locked Up

The 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament is just days away, but with two regular season games remaining, 10 of the 12 seeds in the tournament are already set. The Washington Huskies get the top seed if the California Bears lose to Stanford on Sunday, but if the Bears win they got the top spot. Here are the current Pac-12 standings and tournament seeds:

  1. Washington 14-4 (needs Cal to lose)
  2. Cal 13-4 (owns tiebreakers with Washington and Oregon, and would win three-team tie with Oregon and Arizona)
  3. Oregon 13-5 (locked in at No. 3; owns tiebreaker with Arizona)
  4. Arizona 12-5 (playing for pride Sunday vs. ASU)
  5. UCLA 11-7 (beat Colorado)
  6. Colorado 11-7
  7. Stanford 9-8
  8. Washington State 7-11 (beat Oregon State twice)
  9. Oregon State 7-11
  10. Arizona State 5-12
  11. Utah 3-15
  12. USC 1-17

The top four seeds get byes to the second day of the tournament, on Thursday. The bottom eight seeds fight it out on Wednesday, with crosstown rivals No. 5 UCLA and No. 12 USC facing off at 2:30 p.m. PST. For a printable tournament bracket, be sure to click here.

For more news and information on UCLA hoops, be sure to read Bruins Nation. For more news and notes on USC basketball, be sure to read Conquest Chronicles.

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Pac-12 Tournament 2012: UCLA To Face USC Wednesday In First Round

The 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament gets underway on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The final seedings aren't yet determined, the one thing we do know is that the UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans will face one another on Wednesday afternoon in the first round.

USC is suffering through its worst season in school history, down to six scholarship players left on the active roster, and have the No. 12 seed locked up. UCLA clinched the No. 5 seed on Saturday with a win over Washington, coupled with Colorado's loss at Oregon State.

The top four seeds in the tournament get a bye to Thursday, the second day of the tournament. Here is the schedule for the Pac-12 Tournament:

Wednesday, March 7

12 p.m. - No. 8 Washington State vs. No. 9 Oregon State

2:30 p.m. - No. 5 UCLA vs. No. 12 USC

6 p.m. - No. 7 Stanford vs. No. 10 Arizona State

8:30 p.m. - No. 6 Colorado vs. No. 11 Utah

Thursday, March 8

12 p.m. - No. 1 seed vs. OSU/WSU

2:30 p.m. - No. 4 seed vs. UCLA/USC

6 p.m. - No. 2 seed vs. Stanford/ASU

8:30 p.m. - No. 3 seed vs. Colorado/Utah

Friday, March 9

6 p.m. - Semifinal number one

8:30 p.m. - Semifinal number two

Saturday, March 10

3 p.m. - Championship Game

For more news and information on UCLA hoops, be sure to read Bruins Nation. For more news and notes on USC basketball, be sure to read Conquest Chronicles.

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UCLA Vs. Washington: Bruins Complete Weekend Sweep With 75-69 Win

Lazeric Jones had 20 points and five assists to lead the UCLA Bruins to a 75-69 win over the Pac-12 leading Washington Huskies on Saturday afternoon at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. The win snapped a four-game losing streak by UCLA to Washington and completed a weekend home sweep to end the regular season over the Bruins.

The Bruins (18-13, 11-7) will be the No. 5 seed if Colorado loses to Oregon State on Saturday, or the No. 6 seed should the Buffaloes lose, in the upcoming Pac-12 Tournament, which begins Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Travis Wear had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Bruins, who overcame a 47-44 halftime deficit. Washington scored just 22 points in the second half and made just nine of 32 field goals (28.1%) in the final 20 minutes.

C.J Wilcox led the Huskies (21-9, 14-4) with 22 points, and Terrence Ross added 18 points. Washington will be the No. 1 seed in the Pac-12 Tournament if Cal loses to Stanford on Sunday night. Should the Bears beat the Cardinal, Cal will be co-champions of the Pac-12 and have the No. 1 seed by virtue of their win over Washington on January 19.

The Bruins on Wednesday will face either the No. 11 seed Utah Utes or No. 12 seed USC Trojans in the opening round of the Pac-12 Tournament.

For more news and information on UCLA hoops, be sure to read Bruins Nation.

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