Pac-12’s rival week, where the Arizona, Oregon and Los Angeles teams will fight faster than usual. Also, if the schedule is followed, UConn will announce Page Boukers’ college debut when he first appears in court on Saturday.
This is the game you see in the third week of the season.Schedule is subject to change, all hours are ET
6th Arizona, Arizona, 6pm
catch up: Arizona (3-0) has made an undefeated start and has the highest AP ranking in program history. Arizona State University (4-1) is close, but lost 4 points to UCLA last weekend. It’s a rivalry that isn’t as good as Oregon, but it’s reached. And Arizona coach Adia Burns loves it that way.
“I want [other teams] You need to prepare, “she said. Via Arizona Desert Swarm at SB Nation.. “I want them to come to Arizona, but at ASU they kick their ass. And they come here and kick their ass. Then they call Arizona” Wow. , It’s a tough journey. ” I feel like going to Oregon and Oregon. “
Wildcats won both contests last year. First in late December with a score of 58-53, then at home winning 59-53, and a month later Sun Devil’s jumped in the AP rankings. This was the first time Arizona has swept the series since 2000. This was also the last time I had won three consecutive victories against ASU.
Players to watch: Arizona is back with a core talent headed by WNBA senior prospect Arimak Donald. Senior guards average 21.7 points and 5.0 assists per game.
Arizona has one of the returning starters, Junior Jay de Van Hefte, and many newcomers who rely on them in difficult years. Eboni Walker leads the attack with 11.0 points per game with 50% shots.
7th Baylor, West Virginia, 7pm
catch up: this is Bounce back game Baylor, the team that returned two starters from the 28-2 team that was in the national title conversation. Bears (2-1) has suffered an 83-78 defeat in Arkansas and is currently ranked 13th in the AP vote, before beating South Florida 67-62.
“I certainly didn’t intend to start the season with three quality opponents,” said Baylor coach Kim Marquee. Via team site.. “If you have experience and have repeaters, you can avoid it and do it. What you worry about is if you can’t win the ball game, what is the spirit of your team? Have confidence just been shot, or can they bounce back? “
Undefeated Baylor in Morgantown (8-0) is trying to avoid his first consecutive defeat since February 2015. Bears haven’t lost the Big 12 opener to Oklahoma since December 2015.
West Virginia (4-0) is trying to maintain its momentum after winning 79-73 overtime against Tennessee. They have also won the LSU in their early resumes. With a small number of votes in the latest AP polls, they aim to be in the top 25.
Players to watch: Can Baylor’s Queen Egubo stay in the game? She was one of the three bears who fouled Arkansas, chipping with just 6 points (19 points below the average of the two games) and rebounding seven times in 11 minutes.While marquee She said she believed there was “Some terrible calls” of the game, she added frankly, “Queen Egbo must stop fouling.”
Mountaineer red shirt senior Kysre Gondrezick has won a career record of 27 against Tennessee. She is a game with an average of 23 points.
No. 3U Konn’s U Mass Lowell
catch up: This is the opening round of UConn’s 2020-21 season, which is the level of “what to see”. Huskys suspended basketball activity on November 23 when members of the program tested positive for COVID-19. Five days later, the opening round was canceled, as was the rest of the match until U Mass Lowell was added to the schedule.
The Hawks River also suspended activity a few days before the season began. They went 16-15 last season and lost one contest 88-38 at Boston University on December 6th.
Players to watch: Contest This is the first appearance of the announced freshman Page Boukers and Recruitment Class Ranked second by ESPN. It’s an ugly score and isn’t the perfect opponent to level up, but young and inexperienced players can get plenty of play time.
No. 11 UCLA at USC, 3:00 pm
Team catch-up: Life at Pac-12 is hard. The USC will participate in the contest with a 1-2 record, but these two losses are due to a total of 6 points in Arizona (63-58) and 6th Arizona (78-77). For USC, where Stanford University will be number one next weekend, this is not an easy task.
UCLA (3-1) held a similar close contest against the Arizona team. Bruins lost to Arizona 68-65 and defeated Arizona 63-59. They will face Stanford on December 21st.
Well-matched enemies split last year’s regular season series. UCLA defeated USC 73-66 in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament.
Players to watch: UCLA’s Michaela Onyenwere scored 21 points and 8 rebounds with a 24-point victory over USC last season. She didn’t play in the second game where Bruins lost in the bucket, but returned with 26 points and 15 rebounds in the tournament game. A 6-foot senior forward averages double-double (15.5 PPG, 10.0 RPG) in four games.
USC sophomore Alissa Pili scored double digits in each of the three games, including 28 of the 59 points in the first meeting.she is Currently injured Nothing is said about when she will be back. USC uses only eight players.
No. 8 Oregon, No. 15 Oregon, 7 pm
Team catch-up: No, Sabrina Ionesk isn’t on the Oregon (4-0) roster, but the team is still stuck. And this competition is hot. Although it is the only match ranked on Sunday, this game is only available on the Pac-12 network.
Players to watch: Oregon senior forward Erin Borry leads the score with 16.8 per game. Junior Guard Taylor Mike Cell averages 12.3 points, shooting 59.1 percent from behind the arc. Nyala Savary, the sister of Sedona Prince and Dallas Wings forward Sato Savary, averaged 23.3 points and 13.1 rebounds in Paint.
Aleah Goodman, a senior guard at Oregon State University (3-1), is accelerating the beaver’s pace with 17.5 points, 5.0 assists and 2.8 steals per game. Sasha Goforth (15.5 PPG) and Taylor Jones (13.0 PPG, 8.0 RPG) are also key to the attack.
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