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  1. Stanford comeback shows it's a contender

    Diamond Leung

    STANFORD, Calif. -- Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins hasn't thought much about the Cardinal sitting atop the Pac-12 standings, but even in December, the view from above has to look awfully nice. Preseason favorite UCLA is reeling, while conference ti...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  2. Arizona's Jordin Mayes introduces himself

    Diamond Leung

    Josiah Turner, Arizona's top freshman, was removed from the starting lineup after showing up late to a shoot-around. He played 21 minutes without scoring a point and committed three turnovers. In his place, sophomore Jordin Mayes had the best game...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  3. Wear twins raise hopes for UCLA

    Diamond Leung

    Travis Wear sprained his hand in practice yesterday, leaving him listed as day-to-day (aren't we all). This qualifies as news, of course, because UCLA's season opener against Loyola Marymount is fast approaching, and one half of the twin towers has s...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  4. Sean Miller and Arizona strike again

    Diamond Leung

    At a swanky club called the Conga Room in downtown Los Angeles, Arizona coach Sean Miller did a delicate dance at the site of Pac-12 media day on Friday. The messages he wanted to get across focused along the lines of "We don't have Derrick Willia...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  5. Sean Miller: Arizona not the Pac-12 favorite

    Diamond Leung

    Arizona won a Pac-10 championship and made an Elite Eight appearance last season under Sean Miller, and the respect level for what the coach has accomplished has many believing the Wildcats will be back on top this season despite losing Derrick Willi...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  6. UNC Asheville students get free UNC tickets

    Diamond Leung

    North Carolina, one of the favorites to reach the Final Four, begins its season away from home. There's the Carrier Classic in San Diego for the opener, and two days later, the Tar Heels go to play North Carolina-Asheville to help open a new arena th...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  7. Mother of wounded Arizona Wildcats forward Kevin Parrom dies

    Diamond Leung

    Arizona forward Kevin Parrom's mother, Lisa Williams, died Sunday, Wildcats coach Sean Miller said in a statement.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2011
  8. Long Beach preparing to host UNC in 2012

    Diamond Leung

    Long Beach State is playing at North Carolina for the second straight season and already excited about the part of the deal that includes a third meeting. The Tar Heels return the game and come to play in Long Beach at the start of the 2012-13 season...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  9. Twitter defender @CoachMiles to the rescue

    Diamond Leung

    At a time when Mountain West rival New Mexico has declared war on Twitter, Colorado State's Tim Miles has emerged as the coach who is out to save it. Miles is anything but boring on Twitter. His tweets have appeared during halftime, he yfrogged a ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  10. Why didn't Sean Miller leave for Maryland?

    Diamond Leung

    By his own count, Arizona coach Sean Miller spent 40 hours thinking long and hard about whether or not to take the Maryland job. It was a nerve-wracking time for Wildcats' fans, but ultimately Miller decided to stay put and build upon the team's Elit...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  11. Why do Mater Dei grads keep transferring?

    Diamond Leung

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams couldn't believe what he was hearing when Dave Wear, the father of twins David and Travis Wear, called him one evening last May to request scholarship releases for the forwards. The Tar Heels were losing two rising 6...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  12. Kyle Fogg looks to lead Arizona

    Diamond Leung

    The early departures of Derrick Williams and Lamont Jones from Arizona leave the Wildcats with questions about whether they can repeat as Pac-12 champions. Just don't question the work ethic of Kyle Fogg, the team's returning leading scorer. As of...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  13. UC Riverside wants new identity and logo

    Diamond Leung

    The UC Riverside Highlanders' current athletics logo currently features a bear with half its face painted blue in honor of Scottish hero William Wallace, the subject of the movie "Braveheart" starring Mel Gibson. The logo was created after student...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  14. Maryland court naming up for discussion

    Diamond Leung

    Hall of Fame coaches such as John Wooden, Mike Krzyzewski and Lute Olson are among those who were honored by having courts named after them in the arenas where they led championship teams. Maryland officials want the court at the Comcast Center na...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  15. Sean Miller has Arizona recruiting at No. 1

    Diamond Leung

    If you're an Arizona fan, you'll love the video from Yay Area's Finest, a compilation of top recruit Brandon Ashley's greatest hits. If you root for any other team in the Pac-12, the thought of having to face the No. 4-ranked recruit in the 2012 c...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  16. Mark Turgeon's first year gets more difficult

    Diamond Leung

    Another sign that Maryland is in for a difficult rebuilding season under first-year coach Mark Turgeon is that unexpected news of a freshman turning pro after averaging 2.8 points and 2.1 rebounds is a big gut punch to the program. Haukur Palsson ...

    Blog | August 02, 2011