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Pac-Tending 03-21-07

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"I requested to play UCLA in the first round because I thought it would be good for our kids to go down there and play them on their court. After watching them today, I'm not very bright."
- Weber State head men's hoop coach Randy Rahe, whose team lost to the Bruins, 70-42, in the first round and will also be playing them in the first game of next season at the CBE Classic in Pauley Pavilion.
The Creek was inflicted with March Madness last week as 11 teams – six men's and five women's – entered post-season play and, so far, five – three men's and two women's – have survived to play another day.
Meanwhile at NCAA HQ, the NIT Season Tip-Off will return to campus sites in 2007 in order to promote attendance from local fans and student bodies while men's soccer teams must now have a won-loss record of .500 or above to receive consideration for at-large berths in future championship events.
Oregon
In men's hoop, Oregon defeated Miami [Ohio] in the first round and Winthrop in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to move to 28-8 on the season. They will meet UNLV in the Sweet 16.
In women's hoop, the Ducks defeated UC-Santa Barbara in the first round of the WNIT to improve to 17-13 on the year and will play Wyoming in the second round.
Oregon State
In women's hoop, Oregon State received a verbal commitment 6-3 center Viki Wohlers from Germany.
UCLA
In men's hoop, the Bruins defeated Weber State in the first round and Indiana in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to improve to 28-5 overall and will play Pitt in the Sweet 16.
WSU
In men's hoop, Wazzu defeated Oral Roberts in the first round but lost to Vanderbilt in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, to finish the season at 26-8 overall.
In soccer, the Cougars defeated Bristol [3-0] and Charlton [4-0] to conclude their Tour of England.
In tennis, WSU got their first Pac-10 win of the year by defeating the rival Washington Huskies, 4-3, to improve to 11-7 overall and 1-4 in conference play.
Arizona
In men's hoop, the Wildcats lost to Purdue in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to finish the season at 20-11 overall.
USC
In men's hoop, the Trojans defeated Arkansas in the first round and Texas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to improve to 25-11 overall and will face North Carolina in the Sweet 16.
Arizona State
Defensive lineman Loren Howard will not return for his sixth year of eligibility.
In women's hoop, the Sun Devils defeated UC-Riverside in the first round and Louisville in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to improve to 30-4 overall and will play Bowling Green in the Sweet 16.
California
In women's hoop, the Bears lost to Notre Dame in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to finish their season at 23-9 overall.
Stanford
In men's hoop, the Cardinal lost to Louisville in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to finish their season at 18-13 overall.
In women's hoop, Stanford beat Idaho State in the first round but lost to Florida State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to finish their season at 29-5 overall.
Washington
In women's hoop, the Huskies lost to Iowa State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to finish their season at 18-13 overall and fired head coach June Daugherty.
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