From Pullman -- There is a new coach on the Palouse, his name is Steve Nugent and he's taking over the Washington State soccer program ... The Pac-12 is full of talented freshmen in men's basketball, and we take a look at some of the best ... WSU's players are tired of people calling for their coach's head ... Mark Sandritter takes a look at WSU's running back depth and recruiting.
- The conference may only have one ranked team (No. 1 Arizona) but Joe Lundardi has seven Pac-12 teams making the NCAA tournament, more than any other conference.
- Apparently finally scoring some points soured Oregon's Arik Armstead on basketball and he's decided to focus his efforts on the gridiron.
- Jack Del Rio loves USC, but he wasn't in love with USC.
- Two Pac-12 games were decided by a total of three points on Thursday night, with Oregon State edging USC and UCLA beating Oregon.