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.


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.


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


Jahii Carson excelled on the big stage he loves.


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


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


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


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.


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.