No. 23 Arizona St holds off USC in OT, 94-86
Cal's breakthrough in 2013 gives the rest of the Pac-12 Conference's teams hope that they are closing the gap with perennial favorite Stanford.
Stanford has been picked by the Pac-12 coaches to win the conference title again this season behind reigning Player of the Year Chiney Ogwumike.
Caught in a late-season slump, Washington hopes the home-court advantage at Seattle's KeyArena will help it turn things around in the Pac-12 tournament.
Stanford has reigned in the Pac-12 for a dozen years. Will this be the season it is knocked from the throne? Read on for our predictions for the league.
The Pac-12 is expected to announce next week new venues for its postseason basketball tournaments.
The Pac-10 is considering a compromise that would have California and Stanford placed with the Northwest region schools to secure a north-south division split.
Briana Gilbreath scored 16 points and Heather Oliver added 14 to help Southern California overcome a nine-point deficit in the final 3:14 for a 60-56 victory over No. 19 Arizona State.
Being sidelined with an injury is never fun, but it's even worse during the NCAA tournament. UConn's Caroline Doty and Arizona State's Dymond Simon know that firsthand.
Southern Cal 70, No. 16 Arizona St. 65
Aubree Johnson had 20 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks, and Arizona State (No. 8 ESPN/USA Today; No. 10 AP) took control with a big first-half run in a 68-57 victory over Southern California on Thursday night.
Emily Westerberg had 10 points and nine rebounds to lead Arizona State to its sixth straight win, a 62-54 victory over Southern California on Sunday night.
With all-everything Candice Wiggins and an imposing front line leading the charge, Stanford is eyeing another deep run in March.
Emily Westerberg matched her career high with 26 points and No. 18 Arizona State pulled away in the final 8 minutes to beat Southern California 79-72 on Saturday.
Duke chopped a couple points off Tennessee's lead and North Carolina bumped LSU from the No. 3 spot it had held all season in The AP women's basketball poll.
Eshaya Murphy had one of her best offensive performances to help Southern California defeat a Top 10 team for the first time in almost two years.