Northwest madness time…Homegrown talent checklist

Kelly Olynyk's Gonzaga Bulldogs enter the Big Dance as a #1 seed

NWSB insider and resident hoops blogger Steve Lee is back once again to give us his personal touch on the 2013 NCAA Men’s basketball Tournament. He says the PAC12 had a relatively lackluster regular season, but the conference tournament was one of the best in recent memory. Homegrown talent either matched preseason expectations or came out of nowhere to surprise everyone. He says watch Kelly Olynyk, Peyton Siva, Dominic Artis, Damyean Dotson and more this week.

Pac 12 Tournament Preview – Day 2

Washington vs Oregon

NWSB insider and resident hoops blogger Steve Lee is back once again to give us his personal touch on the Pac-12 Tournament. On Thursday, the top four seeds in the PAC12 will see their first on court action in Vegas taking on the winners from Wednesday night’s matchups. UW plays Oregon tonight in the best matchup on paper. Let’s get it on.

Pac 12 Tournament Preview – Day 1

Pac-12 Tournament Logo

NWSB insider and resident hoops blogger Steve Lee is back once again to give us his personal touch on the Pac-12 Tournament. Other than NW sports fans (besides Ducks fans) hoping for Cinderella to show her lovely face in Vegas this year, there’s nothing new to report for the tournament. Arizona, and UCLA are the favorites, with Oregon and Colorado the most likely to pull off an upset special. Beavers, Huskies, and Cougars will need more than a glass slipper to pull this one off.

Best and worst games on Oregon’s 2013 college football schedule

Thomas Mariota Oregon Ducks

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the best and worst games on Oregon’s 2013 college football schedule. Already looking ahead to what could be one of the most anticipated seasons in Ducks football history, let’s take a gander at the best and worst games that the schedule has to offer while filling our void of Oregon football news.

The four biggest remaing Pac-12 OSU Basketball games

craig robinson OSU

NWSB blogger and OSU insider Jon Irwin reports on the four biggest games remaining on Oregon State’s Pac-12 schedule. After a stellar start to the season the Oregon State Beavers have hit their first real rough patch. But OSU has plenty of big games down the stretch, and the team’s just beginning to hit the meat of its Pac-12 play.

Understatement? UW Huskies kept the Colorado Buffaloes in check

Keith Price

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the UW vs. Colorado 2012 Week 12 matchup in a new Dawgs Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. A huge performance from Keith Price propelled the Huskies to a huge road victory. Now with only the Apple Cup remaining, the Dawgs can finish the season with some momentum before the Bowling season officially kicks off.

Ducks vs. Colorado Buffaloes Week 9 game balls & stats

Kenjon Barner Colorado Game Ball

NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox after each week of the regular season, and possibly during a bowl game or BCS playoffs should the Ducks be so lucky, will stop by and bring you his UO game balls. Balls are awarded to the Ducks offensive MVP Kenjon Barner, and on defense this week Isaac Dixon and Derrick Malone . On Special Teams, De’Anthony Thomas made one of the most spectacular plays of the season.

Week 4 NCAA Football Preview: Colorado vs. Washington St. Matchup

Travis Long

Our Washington State Cougars insider Britton Ransford weighs in on this week’s football matchup against the Colorado Buffaloes in NCAA football week 4 action. He thinks whether Connor Halliday or Jeff Tuel starts, the QB play should be solid and the defense will have several opportunities to make plays resulting in turnovers. The Buffs are going to look to run the ball early but will most likely have to revert to passing. Enter Mike Leach’s defense.

2012 NCAA football handicapping: Pac 12 football futures odds

Pac 12 Football

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson discusses the odds of the recently released Pac 12 odds and handicapping. Speaking of titles and championships, this article outlines the odds that were released of each team winning the Pac 12 and winning their respective Pac 12 division in 2012. Chris focuses primarily on the Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Washington Huskies, and the Washington State Cougars.

Top five individual games by a Duck in the last 20 years

Kenjon Barner

NW Sports Beat Insider and University of Oregon blogger Bryant Knox takes us down memory lane as he recites the best individual performances by Ducks in the past 20 years in another Moments in Time post. When your program has been filled with so many great players, how do you not expect standout performances? Players include LaMichael James and Joey Harrington.

Covering the spread: The Washington State Cougars

Mike Leach

NW Sports Beat Editor and Writer Chris Anderson looks at the early Pac 12 point spreads and picks the Washington State games that are sure to give you the satisfaction of more money in your pocket. One game that is analyzed is the Colorado Buffalo – Washington State match-up. Jeff Tuel, Marquess Wilson, and Mike Leach will be key to Cougar success.

Covering the spread: The University of Washington Huskies

Keith Price, Steve Sarkisian, Washington Huskies

NW Sports Beat Editor and Writer Chris Anderson looks at the early Pac 12 point spreads and picks the Washington games that are sure to give you the satisfaction of more money in your pocket. Some games included feature the Arizona Wildcats and the Washington State Cougars. Keith Price and Steve Sarkisian will be looking to improve further during the 2012 season.

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