FROM LOS ANGELES — Another tough, close road loss, another morning-after post with links to our coverage and more. Read on.
First, a programming note: We're going to hold our live chat a little later than usual today due to an uncertain work schedule. So let's call it 3 p.m., and we'll see you then. … In today's newspaper we have our game story, which didn't make it in all editions of the paper because of the late start time. We also have a couple of posts on the blog — our usual tale of the tape, and a post with some more quotes. … Here's the AP story. … Here's the story from the L.A. Times, and one from the Orange County Register. … CougCenter looks at how WSU's football signing class ranks nationally.
Around the Pac-12 … WSU's opponent on Saturday, UCLA, pulled out a 59-57 win over Washington at the buzzer on Thursday night. … Arizona State got back on track with a 66-62 win over California at home. … Oregon's slide continues, as the Ducks lost a low-scoring, 48-47 decision to Colorado last night in Eugene. Can the Ducks — losers of three straight — pull out of their tailspin? … Arizona's point guard is becoming a point guard. … Utah's freshman forward continues to develop his offensive game. Some football links: Breaking down Arizona State's signing class. … Arizona's regents approved a contract extension for Rich Rodriguez. … Oregon State added another player to its recruiting class on Thursday.
All for now.