TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2012, 6 A.M.

Linking Monday to Tuesday


FROM PULLMAN -- It's a scant news day in the links department, though today will bring much more to talk about. We do have some stories to pass along, so continue reading.


As legal troubles go, this incident rates pretty minor on the severity scale. But we do have a brief item about the Sunday arrest of Cougars long-snapper Zach Koepp, who was cited and released on a charge of obstructing a public servant. He's the second WSU football player to be arrested in as many weeks. C.J. Mizell was dismissed from the team last week following an arrest on charges of fourth-degree assault and second-degree criminal trespassing. ... These Pac-12 power rankings list WSU at No. 8. ... A fun story about Andrew Furney from CougCenter. ... Former WSU quarterback Alex Brink re-signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. ... Mike Leach made an offer to a 4-star offensive tackle from California. ... WSU and Gonzaga will host first-round games in the women's NCAA tournament in Spokane in 2013. ... That's just about all we can find on the WSU front.

Around the Pac-12: Arizona is planning a trip abroad for the first time in six years. ... Jared Cunningham will be getting lessons this offseason from the same guy who taught Jeremy Lin that sweet spin move. ... E.J. Singler was named Pac-12 Player of the Week. ... Bud Withers examines the competitive cost of a DUI. ... Jon Wilner has some notes on the groundbreaking ceremony for the Pac-12 studios. ... Joe Lunardi sees two Pac-12 teams earning NCAA bids. ... A national columnist says USC heads into the 2012 football season as one of the top two teams in the country. ... An interview with UW athletic director Scott Woodward.

We'll be back later with notes from Ken Bone's teleconferences. Until then ...

Christian Caple can be reached at Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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