LAS VEGAS — Jahii Carson scored five of his 34 points in overtime, Carrick Felix had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Arizona State held off Stanford 89-88 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday.
Meeting for the second time this season, the Cardinal and Sun Devils traded 3-pointers, dunks and small runs in an entertaining opener to the four-day tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Read More
Las Vegas is the perfect host for this week’s Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament: with a wide-open field, every team is a gamble. Cal appeared to be the favorites eight days ago, having won nine of its last 10 games. But the Bears failed to grab the tournament’s top seed, losing 83-70 to Stanford on their home floor a week ago. Then, Washington State knocked off UCLA and Colorado and Utah beat Oregon. Read More
Bears rebound after falling to Cardinal in regular-season finale Jorge Gutierrez scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half and recorded seven assists as Cal defeated rival Stanford 77-71 Thursday in the Pac-12 quarterfinals in Los Angeles, exacting a bit of revenge after the Cardinal beat the Bears on Sunday in the regular-season finale.
Harper Kamp scored 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting, and Justin Cobbs added 15 points as second-seeded Cal (24-8) snapped a two-game losing skid. Read More