UA-Colorado pregame notes: He's baaack

2013-03-14T10:23:00Z 2013-03-14T18:04:34Z UA-Colorado pregame notes: He's baaackBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 14, 2013 10:23 am  • 

Updated to note that UCLA came back from a 15-point second-half deficit to beat ASU 80-75 in the first quarterfinal game today at MGM Grand Garden.

Larry Drew II had 20 points on 8 for 10 shooting and four assists to lead the Bruins. 

UCLA will face the winner of this afternoon's UA-Colorado game at 6:06 p.m. Friday.

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LAS VEGAS -- Notes and links of possible interest as Day 2 of the Pac-12 Tournament gets underway:

 Andre Roberson is back, and Craig Robinson noticed the difference.

The Buffs were happy to win ugly against Oregon State in the first round.

Our advance coverage today: A look at the entertaining Arizona-Colorado matchup, a scouting report, tournament notes, and seen-and-heard notes.

Greg Hansen also pondered some Pac-12 basketball issues and Pat Finley wrote about ASU's win over Stanford.

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Half of 10 ESPN folks, including Miles Simon, picked Arizona to win the Pac-12 Tournament.

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Jahii Carson excelled on the big stage he loves.

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USC's bumpy season ended on a somewhat predictable note.

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Joe Burton's college career came to a tough end.

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John Blanchette takes a look at the status of Ken Bone and the Cougars after their loss to Washington.

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Mike Muscala powered Bucknell into the NCAA tournament, where they actually have a chance of facing the Wildcats again in a 5-12 game after last year's unremarkable NIT matchup at McKale Center.

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Today's Pac-12 Tournament schedule is all on Pac-12 Networks again:

-- No. 9 ASU vs. No. 1 UCLA, noon

-- No. 4 UA vs. No. 5 Colorado, 30 minutes after ASU-UCLA finish

-- No. 10 Utah vs. No. 2 California, 6 p.m.

-- No. 3 Oregon vs. No. 6 Washington, 30 minutes after Utah-Cal finish

 The Pac-12's tournament page has links to box scores, recaps and stats.

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