FROM PULLMAN — Washington State is back on the court already, taking on UCLA in a 6:30 p.m. game at Beasley Coliseum tonight. We have links and such to get you started. Read on.
First, here's our advance in today's paper examining how WSU's roster will change next year, and whether the Cougars think it will yield better results. On the blog, we recapped Ken Bone's meeting with the press. … Howie Stalwick has this preview of the game. … Interesting commentary on Cougar fans. … UCLA is riding a couple of streaks into its road games at WSU and Washington.
Around the Pac-12. … There are two other Pac-12 basketball games today. California looks to further improve its NCAA standing as it hosts rival Stanford (8 p.m., ESPN2). … The other half features USC and Washington (8:30 p.m., FSN). The Huskies are benefiting from a refocused Scott Suggs. … Colorado and Oregon are staying in the now. … Utah's fans turned back out this season in a big way. … Arizona has benefited from Mark Lyons' play this season. … Washington began spring football practices yesterday. … USC has a quarterback competition to look at this spring.
That's it for now. We'll check back in before the game.