Oregon pregame notes

2012-01-14T07:43:00Z 2012-01-14T13:06:22Z Oregon pregame notesBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star

Some notes and links of possible interest heading into today's Arizona-Oregon game at McKale:

The game is scheduled to be shown throughout the nation on CBS.


Good on Thursdays, Oregon is hoping for its first Pac-12 weekend sweep today.


Arizona was installed as a 9.5-point favorite, though the line has dropped to 8.5 or 9 as of this morning.


Here's the official game notes from Arizona and Oregon.


Our coverage today: A story on UA's need for passion, a look at Oregon's four-year transfers, news story on the Pac-12's decision not to issue suspensions, and a scouting report.


Mike Montgomery will face his former player, Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak, tonight in Berkeley.

Both men found their days together at Montana worked out well, with Krystkowiak getting drafted by the NBA and Montgomery getting the Stanford job.


The Buffaloes took advantage of their first Pac-12 road trip by visiting Alcatraz.


C.J. Wilcox of Washington is dealing with hip trouble. Tony Wroten Jr. has been hobbling around, too.


USC will retire Harold Miner's jersey on Sunday. The Trojans Dewayne Dedmon is dealing with being the center of attention. And KO says Josh Smith might want to lose some weight.


Other Pac-12 games today:

Colorado at Stanford, 2 p.m. Fox Sports Net (national)

Oregon State at Arizona State, 6 p.m. Fox Sports Arizona, ROOT Sports Northwest

Utah at California, 8:30 p.m. Comcast SportsNet California



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