Four tough games mark Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinals, but high seeds continue to advance

The Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinals featured six NCAA Tournament teams, a bubble team, a double-overtime opener, and feisty efforts by the opponents of the top two seeds in Las Vegas. Stanford did pull away late, but the Cardinal trailed Cal by eight in the second half and were in a very close battle early in the fourth quarter before they finally began to dominate. UCLA scored a moderately comfortable win over Utah, but the game was just an eight-point contest through three quarters. The Bruins needed time to finally shake free of the Utes, who defended hard. All four games on Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinal Thursday were interesting and up for grabs after three quarters. Let’s go through the highlights with some notes as Pac-12 women’s basketball moves to Friday’s semifinals and the last few games of this conference’s existence:

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