Wildcats set to battle USC in Pac-12 Tournament championship - Tucson News Now

Wildcats set to battle USC in Pac-12 Tournament championship

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Arizona will face the USC Trojans on Saturday night in Las Vegas for the Pac-12 Tournament championship following a thrilling overtime victory over UCLA on Friday. The winner will clinch an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, although the Wildcats should already be in the field of 68 regardless of Saturday's outcome.

Arizona and USC were the Pac-12's top two teams this season. Arizona won the conference title outright with USC just two games behind. The Wildcats beat the Trojans in their lone meeting this year at the McKale Center, 81-67.

A win on Saturday night would give Arizona its third Pac-12 Tournament title in four years. USC hasn't won the tournament since 2009.

Led by coach Andy Enfield, USC comes into the title game firmly on the bubble for the NCAA Tournament. The Trojans have won six of their last seven games and blew away the Oregon Ducks in the semifinals last night.

Tonight's game will be shown on Fox Sports 1. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m.

Copyright 2018 Tucson News Now.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Water moccasin invades home, puts family into action

    Water moccasin invades home, puts family into action

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:57:52 GMT
    This water moccasin entered a family's home. (Photo courtesy Krystal King)This water moccasin entered a family's home. (Photo courtesy Krystal King)

    An unwelcome visitor was cause for some tense moments and quick action in the King household Saturday morning. Krystal King says it was about 7 a.m. when Stephen, her oldest son, came into his parents' room to notify them about the "big snake in the bathroom."

    An unwelcome visitor was cause for some tense moments and quick action in the King household Saturday morning. Krystal King says it was about 7 a.m. when Stephen, her oldest son, came into his parents' room to notify them about the "big snake in the bathroom."

  • 'In lieu of flowers, kill a drug dealer': Mother pens brutally honest obituary after son's suicide

    'In lieu of flowers, kill a drug dealer': Mother pens brutally honest obituary after son's suicide

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-05-26 00:57:08 GMT

    It's every mother's worst nightmare. On Thursday, April 12, Shawn Winkler shot himself in the head in the garage of his Leland family home. He died three days later at 30 years old.

    It's every mother's worst nightmare. On Thursday, April 12, Shawn Winkler shot himself in the head in the garage of his Leland family home. He died three days later at 30 years old.

  • Police release body cam footage of I-95 shooting death

    Police release body cam footage of I-95 shooting death

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:21:37 GMT
    Marcus-David Peters was shot and killed by a Richmond police officer on Monday, May 14. (Source: Richmond Police Department)Marcus-David Peters was shot and killed by a Richmond police officer on Monday, May 14. (Source: Richmond Police Department)

    The Richmond Police Department released body camera and surveillance camera footage on Friday of the shooting death of Marcus-David Peters.

    The Richmond Police Department released body camera and surveillance camera footage on Friday of the shooting death of Marcus-David Peters.

Powered by Frankly