February 20, 2013
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the number of teams that have a chance at winning the NCAA basketball tournament this year. Feel free to join the discussion with a comment of your own. Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times Let's first work backward and officially eliminate Grambling, New Orleans, and Furman, ranked No. 347, 346 and 345 in the latest RPI. Moving on, this may be the most wide open field in recent years, a testament to...
February 18, 2013
Stanford usually rules the Pac-12 Conference in women's basketball. UCLA might be getting closer, but Sunday at a Pauley Pavilion filled mostly with enthusiastic fathers and daughters on a day set aside for them, the 15th-ranked Bruins fell to the league-leading and fourth-ranked Cardinal, 68-57. The Cardinal, 24-2 overall and 13-1 in conference, has lost to only Connecticut and California and is tied with the Golden Bears, who beat USC, 72-64, on Sunday at the Galen Center, atop the Pac-12.
February 17, 2013 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Tom Reed: For Members Only: This new episode profiles pioneering television producer George Schlatter (11 a.m. KSCI). The Bachelor: Sean visits the hometowns of the final four women in this new episode (8 p.m. ABC). Bones: Brennan and Booth (Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz) and their colleagues investigate the mysterious death of a 15-year-old boy who had few friends and was perceived as a socially awkward, geeky kid in this new episode (8 p.m. Fox)
February 16, 2013
When: 7. Where: Haas Pavilion, Berkeley On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 690 Records: USC 12-13, 7-5 in the Pac-12; Cal 15-9, 7-5. Update: Before Saturday's games, USC and Cal were part of a four-way tie for fourth place in the Pac-12; the top four teams get first-round byes in the conference tournament next month in Las Vegas. The Trojans have won four in a row, the longest active streak in the conference. Eric Wise is USC's top scorer, averaging 12.2 points a game.
February 16, 2013 |
California is driven by a talented pair of guards, Allen Crabbe and Justin Cobbs. USC's two point guards, on the other hand, are nursing injuries going into Sunday's game against the Golden Bears in Berkeley, although both are expected to play. Senior Jio Fontan, who bruised his left knee when it hit the court Thursday during the Trojans' win at Stanford, said that while the contact left a mark, he would be able to play Sunday. "But I'm happy to have an extra day," Fontan said.
February 9, 2013
When: 7. Where: Galen Center. On the air: TV: FSN; Radio: 710. Records: USC 10-13, 5-5; Washington, 13-10, 5-5. Update: Washington and USC were in a five-way tied for fifth place in the Pac-12 Conference, which indicates how evenly matched so many teams in the league are. While the first four - Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon and UCLA - seem on their way to receiving some sort of NCAA tournament bid (automatic or at-large)...
February 8, 2013 |
When: 7. Where: Pauley Pavilion. On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio: 570 Records: UCLA 17-6, 7-3; Cougars 11-12, 2-8. Update: UCLA has won the last seven games in the series. The Cougars are tied for 10th in the Pac-12, but 6-foot-10 senior Brock Motum is the type of inside player who has given the Bruins trouble. Motum is third in the conference in scoring, averaging 18.2 points. He led the Pac-12 in scoring last season, when he averaged 18.0 points and scored 25 against UCLA in Pullman.