Pac-12 tournament 2017: Bracket, schedule, and scores

  • Pac-12 tournament 2017: Bracket, schedule, and scores

Pac-12 tournament 2017: Bracket, schedule, and scores

Arizona caught a break over the weekend when OR big man/3-point shooter Chris Boucher was listed as out with a season-ending knee injury.

Brooks scored another 11 and helped OR shoot a blistering 57 percent from the field in the second half to pull away late, making the game look more lopsided than it initially seemed.

"It was tough news before the game, but we knew we had a job to do", Dylan Ennis said.

While Arizona looked shaky at times in the latter stages, beating two of the nation's top teams to win the Pac-12 title should provide a ton of momentum entering the NCAA tournament. The Arizona Wildcats have won three straight games on neutral sites.

UCLA (29-4) is the third team from the Pac-12 to make the field, also garnering themselves a #3 seed, with an impressive 29-4 regular season. "Honestly, if one of those goes in and we get a few calls, maybe we have a chance to win".

Forward Chris Boucher will miss the rest of the season because of a torn ACL he suffered in Friday night's win over Cal in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals. Ahmad was fouled during a mad scramble for a rebound moments later, and he clanked his first free throw before making his second.

"I don't think we had the picture painted like this", Trier said. And, they'll need the same help that UCLA hopes to get.

Arizona carried a six-point lead into halftime on the strength of 52.0 percent shooting to just 35.7 percent for Oregon. OR took the game 73-65. He had as many turnovers (four) as points (two) and assists (two) combined over the first 20 minutes and emerged as a focus of the derision from the pro-Arizona crowd at a sold-out T-Mobile Arena - the 19,224 in attendance marked a record for the conference tournament.

Brooks scored and Alkins hit a three-pointer before Brooks made a three-pointer to get OR within 44-34.

Alford spent much of the game pointing out the free-throw discrepancy to the referees.

OR battled back from a 14-point deficit and cut the lead to 77-75 on a Bell put-back.

OR finally looked like the tournament's top-seeded team in the final minutes when Dorsey made a score-tying jumper.

Kadeem Allen followed with a bucket before Dorsey drove for a basket to cut the lead to 76-72 with 2:13 to play.

Arizona was far more balanced, but Trier led the way with 10 points, including a three-point play with less than one minute remaining in the half.

No. 12 SMU 81, East Carolina 77: Semi Ojeleye scored a career-high 36 points and SMU held off East Carolina in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament. He had three, and Stewart quickly jumped off the bench and returned.

Why they'll fall short " They've been beaten in every Pac-12 contest this season - except at home against Utah.

The Arizona State Sun Devils (14-17) are coming from a 73-60 loss to Arizona in which Kodi Justice scored 17 points in 6-for-10 shooting from the field. Arizona's Allonzo Trier was the tournament's most outstanding player.