Here is the latest Pac-12 Conference sports news from The Associated Press

Save Story

Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A.J. Bumpass went 5 for 5, including a go-ahead RBI triple in the top of the ninth inning, to help No. 4 seed Cincinnati beat defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 in an NCAA Tournament regional opener. Cincinnati, making its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1974, plays No. 3 seed Michigan (42-18) on Saturday.

UNDATED (AP) — A Cincinnati team that entered the NCAA Tournament with barely a winning record pulled the biggest upset on the first day of games. The Bearcats knocked off defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 on the Beavers' home field. The Bearcats made the tournament by winning the American Athletic Conference Tournament and were just 30-29. They were the only No. 4 regional seed to win on the first day of the tournament. No. 3 regional seeds opened the tournament 12-3.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan Garcia went 8 1/3 innings to lead national top seed UCLA to a 5-2 victory over Omaha in a first-round game at the NCAA Tournament's Los Angeles Regional. The junior right-hander _ who earned Pac-12 pitcher of the year honors _ allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits while striking out six on 112 pitches (77 strikes).

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a two-run double and Johnny Rizer homered to score two more in a six-run sixth inning, helping TCU pull away to a 13-2 victory over California in an NCAA regional opener. Brandon Williamson struck out seven in the first four innings, and Charles King pitched three hitless innings before allowing a run in the eighth. The third-seeded Horned Frogs will face host Arkansas in the winner's bracket. Cal will play Central Connecticut State in an elimination game.

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Will Matthiessen had two hits, drove in two runs and hit one of the four Stanford home runs in support of Brendan Beck's three-hitter over seven innings in the Cardinal's 11-0 victory over Sacramento State on Friday in the Stanford Regional opener. Maverick Handley, Andrew Daschbach and Nick Oar also hit home runs.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Storme Cooper and Matt Wallner each homered during a 12-run fifth inning, and Southern Mississippi defeated Arizona State 15-3 in the opening game of the NCAA Baton Rouge regional. Southern Miss starter Gabe Shepard pitched into the sixth and improved to 3-0 after allowing two runs on six hits and fanning four.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rachel Garcia avenged her only loss of the season and helped UCLA beat Pac-12 rival Arizona 6-2 in the Women's College World Series. The Bruins advanced to the semifinals on Sunday. They need one more win to reach the championship series. Garcia lost to Arizona on May 9 in Los Angeles. This time, she threw a complete game and allowed two run and four hits.

UNDATED (AP) — Michigan's hiring of Juwan Howard continues a recent trend of college programs hiring former NBA players. Howard had no previous college coaching experience before being named John Beilein's replacement.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

National Sports
The Associated Press


    From first downs to buzzer beaters, get’s top sports stories delivered to your inbox weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast