Pac-Tending 03-30-11

"We feel on top of the world right now, going 4-for-4."
- Stanford senior forward Kayla Pedersen after the Cardinal easily defeated Gonzaga to earn their fourth consecutive trip to the Final Four.
The Big Dance remains in action at the Creek but conference all-academic teams for both the women's swimming and diving along with men's swimming and diving teams were announced this week.

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Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, sites for the women's gymnastics championships were announced and Washington will host a regional in 2012 while Oregon State will host a regional in 2013.
In men's hoop, the Bears lost to Colorado in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament to finish their season at 18-15 overall.
In women's hoop, the Cardinal easily defeated Gonzaga to advance to their fourth consecutive Final Four in the NCAA women's basketball tournament.
Oregon State
In baseball, pitching coach Nate Yeskie was arrested and charged for driving under the influence.
In men's hoop, the Wildcats were eliminated by Connecticut in the Elite Eight of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
In men's hoop, the Ducks were defeated by Creighton in the first game of the CBI tournament final series.
In men's hoop, Wazzu defeated Northwestern in the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinal but lost to Wichita State in the NIT semifinal to end their season at 22-13 overall. The Cougars received a verbal commitment from DJ Shelton.
In volleyball, former Wazzu player and assistant coach Jennifer [Stinson] Greeny was named as the new Cougar head coach.
In baseball, Wazzu defeated Gonzaga to improve to 10-10 overall on the year with a 33 RPI.
In football, Wazzu received a verbal commitment from Dalen Jones.
In football, receiver Jordan Polk was dismissed from the team.
In men's hoop, Trojan forward Nikola Vucevic has decided to play professionally and will forego his final year of eligibility.
Arizona State
In men's hoop, junior guard Brandon Dunson has requested a release from his scholarship allowing him to transfer
In men's hoop, sophomore forward Tyler Honeycutt has decided to forego his last two years of eligibility while Larry Drew II will transfer from North Carolina.
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