The resignation of head of officials Ed Rush following his comments encouraging officials to target Arizona coach Sean Miller in the Pac-12 Tournament was not the end of the conference’s effort to change perceptions. They have launched an independent investigation into the officiating at the tournament.
The Huskies are in the NIT and will play at BYU on Tuesday at 6:30. The game will be on ESPN. Here are the thoughts of Lorenzo Romar, C.J. Wilcox (who is from Pleasant Grove, Utah), Scott Suggs and Abdul Gaddy:
UCLA coach Ben Howland said that Travis Wear, who has a bum ankle, will start Saturday morning for the Bruins. He also said that UCLA sat down after practice Friday in Hec Ed and watched the entire Washington State game, during which it was blown out for much of the night in a stunning 73-61 loss Wedneday.
As for Washington, Lorenzo Romar said everyone is healthy and that he doesn’t expect to see the version of the Bruins