4 Awards For Gonzaga

gonzaga wccSenior guard Kevin Pangos was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year as part of a Gonzaga sweep of the Player, Defender, Newcomer and Coach of the Year Awards announced today by the league office. The Zags also earned seven all-conference selections.

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Cal Senior Reshanda Gray Named Pac-12 Player Of The Year

California senior Reshanda Gray has been named Pac-12 Player of the Year in a vote by the league's coaches. Gray becomes Cal's second player to earn Player of the Year, joining Devanei Hampton in 2006-07. The Pac-12 announced its annual honors Tuesday. Ruth Hamblin of Pac-12 champion Oregon State earned Defensive Player of the Year and her coach, Scott Rueck, was voted Coach of the Year by his colleagues. UCLA's Jordin Canada was Freshman of the Year. Gray's teammate and close friend, point guard Brittany Boyd, joined her on the 15-player All-Pac-12 team, while Stanford was represented by Amber Orrange and Lili Thompson. WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) – March 4, 2015

CBS Hires Rick Neuheisel Away From Pac-12 Network

CBS has hired former UCLA coach and Pac-12 Network analyst Rick Neuheisel to be a studio analyst on its Saturday college football pregame show. The network announced Tuesday that Neuheisel, who had been working as an analyst for the Pac-12 Network, will appear on "College Football Today," which airs Saturday afternoons before the network's weekly Southeastern Conference game. He will also be a regular member of the weekly show "Inside College Football" on CBS Sports Network. Neuheisel coached at Colorado, Washington and UCLA before joining the Pac-12 Network in 2012. His quick wit and keen insight, with seemingly no fear of being critical, helped make him the network's most popular personality. Most memorably, he occasionally broke out his guitar and sang his own songs such as "Born in the SEC." NEW YORK (AP) – March 4, 2015

UCLA 72-67 victory over WSU

basketball genericNorman Powell scored a career-high 28 points, hitting a key 3-pointer with 1:34 to go, as UCLA ground out a 72-67 victory over Washington State Sunday night, giving the Bruins possession of fourth place in the Pac-12. Tony Parker had 15 points and 10 rebounds off the bench, having lost his starting spot after he showed up late

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Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51

Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington's career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51. The school confirmed the death Sunday. It didn't provide details. Welp finished his Washington career in 1987 as the school's career leader in points, rebounding and blocks. He scored 2,073 points for the Huskies and was a three-time all-Pac-10 selection. Welp was the Pac-10 player of the year in 1986 and helped lead the Huskies to consecutive conference regular-season titles. Welp was drafted No. 16 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1987. He played two seasons with the 76ers and split the 1989-90 season with Golden State and San Antonio. Welp won nine championships in Europe after his NBA career ended. SEATTLE (AP) – March 2, 2015