FROM PULLMAN -- The time has come for Brock Motum and Mike Ladd to say farewell to Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars are hoping both will be able to play. It's possible. Read on for links.
First, a note that our live chat will commence at 2:30 this afternoon and will go until tipoff. ... We wrote a lengthy feature about Motum's outstanding career for today's newspaper. We also had a sidebar with a health update on Mike Ladd. ... The WSU women were eliminated from the Pac-12 tournament by Stanford, but June Daugherty was able to attend and seems to be recovering well from having her appendix removed. ... Here's a preview of today's game from the USC perspective.
Around the Pac-12 ... Four other games today. The first features Washington and UCLA, as the Bruins try to end a losing streak of their own (11 a.m., CBS). It's been another trying season for Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar. ... Oregon tries to stay in the hunt for the Pac-12 championship when it plays at Utah this afternoon (11:30 a.m., Pac-12 Networks). A Utes guard has played with a lot of injuries. ... A big game in the desert today, as Arizona State visits Arizona in a game crucial to both teams' NCAA standing (1:30 p.m., FSN). Arizona's walk-ons have no regrets. ... Oregon State's trip to Colorado is of interest to WSU, because the Cougars are currently tied for 11th place with the Beavers (1:30 p.m., Pac-12 Networks). The Buffaloes will say goodbye to a very tall senior.
That's all for now. Check back at 2:30 for our chat.