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Arizona Wildcats basketball: Pac-12 to review officiating in wake of Rush's resignation

2013-04-09T13:16:00Z 2013-04-26T19:00:41Z Arizona Wildcats basketball: Pac-12 to review officiating in wake of Rush's resignationThe Associated Press The Associated Press
April 09, 2013 1:16 pm  • 

SAN FRANCISCO— The Pac-12 will commission an independent review of officiating during the league tournament after comments by the conference's former coordinator of officials raised questions about its integrity.

The league announced today that the review will be done by "experts who are entirely independent of the Pac-12 Conference." The investigation is expected to be completed by June.

Ed Rush resigned as the conference's coordinator of officials Thursday. He said he was just trying to "lighten the mood" in a tense locker room when he "jokingly" made offers of $5,000 or a trip to Mexico for any referee who disciplined Arizona coach Sean Miller during the league tournament.

The Pac-12's officiating program has endured a swarm of public criticism since the incident became public and questions about whether Rush was joking persist.

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Pac-12 basketball standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona 8 1 0 0.889 20 2 0 0.909
Utah 6 2 0 0.750 16 4 0 0.800
Stanford 6 3 0 0.667 15 6 0 0.714
Oregon 5 4 0 0.556 15 7 0 0.682
Oregon State 5 4 0 0.556 13 7 0 0.650
UCLA 5 4 0 0.556 13 9 0 0.591
Washington State 4 5 0 0.444 10 11 0 0.476
Colorado 4 5 0 0.444 11 9 0 0.550
Washington 3 5 0 0.375 14 6 0 0.700
Arizona State 3 6 0 0.333 12 11 0 0.522
California 2 6 0 0.250 12 9 0 0.571
USC 1 7 0 0.125 9 11 0 0.450

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Stanford at
Washington State
1/31 88-89
Colorado at
UCLA
1/31 59-72
Utah at
USC
2/1 12:30 pm
California at
Washington
2/1 1:00 pm
Washington at
Oregon
2/4 7:00 pm
UCLA at
Stanford
2/5 7:00 pm
Washington State at
Oregon State
2/5 8:00 pm
USC at
California
2/5 9:00 pm
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