Showing posts with label Santa Clara. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Santa Clara. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

NCAA | Sweet stats and Sugar Bears


next: NCAA Tournament 1st/2nd Rounds
  • Santa Clara vs. Hawai’i | November 30 | 5PM | Hec Ed Pavilion
  • Arkansas St @ #5 Washington | November 30 | 7PM | Hec Ed Pavilion
  • Tickets: Husky Ticket Office (M-F 8:30AM-5PM) or www.gohuskies.com

live chat with Krista Vansant |November 29 | 1PM | www.seattletimes.com/html/sports


Okay, sports fans … what, exactly, is a Sugar Bear?
 
Yes, that’s the mascot for the University of Central Arkansas’ volleyball team. You’ve heard of sun bears, polar bears, black bears, Grizzly bears. 

But where would you find a Sugar Bear? [answer below]


On to the stats for Washington, Central Arkansas, Hawai’i and Santa Clara. Take a look first at the national team rankings (out of 328 Division 1 teams):

Monday, October 29, 2012

NCAA | How the Top 20 fared

Washington's Kelly Holford
-courtesy Shutter Geeks Photography

How the Top 20 fared, October 22-28, 2012

Several upsets this week, none of them earthshaking:
  • #1 Penn State lost to #4 Nebraska (2-3)
  • #4 Nebraska lost to #20 Ohio St (1-3)
  • #5 Washington lost to #6 UCLA (1-3)
  • #5 Washington lost to #7 USC (2-3)
  • #11 Florida lost to #12 Florida St (0-3)
  • #18 Kansas lost to unranked Iowa St (1-3)


Worth noting:
  • #14 San Diego lost back-to-back 5-set squeakers, last week to St. Mary’s, this week to Santa Clara (13-15 in both fifth sets). In the past month, Santa Clara (17-8) has defeated Pepperdine, BYU and San Diego, all top-20 teams at the time.


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