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Category: 2012 Pac-12 tournament

March
7th

Colorado 53, Utah 41 — Final

It was an ugly game between two teams who are solid defensively and not so explosive offensively. Credit Utah, the Utes played hard. With the way their season has gone, they could have mailed it in a long time ago. But they played hard for head coach LarryKrystkowiak. The Utes needed to make this game as ugly as possible to have a chance. So they grinded down the pace of play, played good defense and tried to keep it close.

It almost worked. But Colorado was just a little too good inside. They beat Utah to a few loose balls

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March
7th

Stanford 85, Arizona State 65 — Final

The Stanford Cardinal seems to playing some pretty solid basketball right now. They beat California on Sunday and opened up the Pac-12 tournament with a dominant win over ASU.

Freshman guard Chasson Randle scored 30 points on 7-of-11 shooting, including 6-of-8 from 3-point range and 10-of-12 from the FT line in 28 minutes. That’s pretty damn efficient.

Aaron Bright added 11 points and five assists.

ASU led for all 35 seconds on a 3-pointer by Jonathan Gillig to start the game. That was it. Stanford went on a 23-7 run and took control.

The Sun Devils were led by Chanse

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March
7th

Audio and video: Larry Scott discusses the future of the Pac-12 tournament and TV rights

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott held a press conference today during the session break. Obviously, the one thing he wouldn’t talk about is the one thing that everyone wanted to ask him about – Las Vegas.

What he did say was that no deal was finished and there were several bid proposals. But one thing for certain is that the tournament won’t be at the Staples Center next year. And I think we can all agree that’s a good thing.

FULL AUDIO:

Other things discussed

  • Whether the team will get multiple bids to the NCAA tournament
  • The push for a playoff system in football
  • the Pac-12 network
  • And the scheduling format for next year for the tournament
  • the future of the women’s tournament

Full transcript after the jump ….

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March
7th

Oregon State 69, Washington State 64– Final

BOX SCORE from Statsheet.com

Like so many of their games this season, the Washington State Cougars played well enough to win. And like so many of those games this season, they Cougs found a way to let it slip away at the end.

Oregon State made four straight free throws on a couple of tough calls for WSU and it was cushion that the Cougs couldn’t overcome. The Beavers will play Washington tomorrow at 12:10 in the quarterfinals. The Huskies beat OSU both times they played this season.

Washington State simply couldn’t get buckets when they needed them. They

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