Back the Pac: Next season’s Pac-12 hoops garners excitement

The Pac-12 basketball season left a lot to be desired. Next season will be better. It has to be, right? Sending three teams to the NCAA Tournament is nothing. Imagining the conference sending even fewer teams next season is incomprehensible. The only way to go is up. But, the conference has a bit of work […]

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Back the Pac: Giving out Pac-12 season awards

The 2021-22 Pac-12 basketball season is over, but it didn’t end with thunderous applause. Instead, the season came to a close the same way most of the conference’s regular season played out — with disappointing loss after disappointing loss. After a memorable season of Pac-12 basketball, we need to shine a light on those who […]

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Back the Pac: Mathurin rightly won Pac-12 Player of the Year Award

The Pac-12 featured many great players this year. Oregon’s senior guard Will Richardson, Arizona’s junior center Christian Koloko and UCLA’s junior guard Johnny Juzang immediately come to mind as some of the top players from the 2021-22 season. But the player who won the Pac-12 Player of the Year award was Arizona Wildcats’ sophomore guard […]

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Back the Pac: Oregon needs to win out to make the NCAA Tournament

The Pac-12’s chances at securing a fourth bid in the NCAA Tournament took a major hit when Oregon lost its third game to a team with a losing record. The Ducks lost to Arizona State, a team that put up only 29 points against Washington State back in December. This is not a good look […]

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Back the Pac: The Pac-12 looks dismal but should still send five teams to the NCAA Tournament

The Conference of Champions has recently been anything but. Four teams have a losing record. Three teams haven’t won a game on the road. One team, Utah, had lost 10 games in a row but got its first win since December on Thursday. However, those lackluster stats don’t matter if the conference can send an […]

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