The start of college basketball season is right around the corner, and with that comes the circus that is Pac-12 Media Day.
Head coach Bobby Hurley and junior point guard Tra Holder are at the Pac-12 studios in San Francisco today to participate in the festivities.
Below is the Pac-12 media’s preseason poll, as well as a link to the media day live stream and some select quotes. The Arizona State Sun Devils contingent is scheduled to take the podium at 10:40 a.m, and the two will appear live on the Pac-12 Networks starting at 12:25 p.m.
Preseason Media Poll (total votes in parentheses)
1. Oregon (23 first-place votes), 320
2. Arizona (4), 298
3. UCLA, 259
4. California, 209
5. Colorado, 199
6. Washington, 167
7. USC, 163
8. Utah, 142
9. Oregon State, 122
10. Stanford, 119
11. Arizona State, 78
12. Washington State, 30
Pac-12 Media Day Live Stream
First interview for Tra is Fox Sports ... new things we learned: Double jointed. pic.twitter.com/2PhF1Qhh1E— Sun Devil MBB (@SunDevilHoops) October 21, 2016
"It's a tremendous event. I've got great memories of that event."— Connor Pelton (@ConnorPelton28) October 21, 2016
Humble brag out of Bobby Hurley when asked about the Final Four.
"We're excited about it, obviously. I don't have to go too far to get there, which is nice." -- Hurley on the Final Four being in Glendale.— House of Sparky (@HouseOfSparky) October 21, 2016
Asked what actor would would play him in movie? Tra says Will Smith. Who would he date? Rihanna. pic.twitter.com/iLwiy1AhJs— Sun Devil MBB (@SunDevilHoops) October 21, 2016
"A lot of it is speculation." Bobby Hurley on ASU being picked 11th/Preseason Polls. Says ASU will be good on offense.— Matt Prehm (@Prehmmr247) October 21, 2016
Hurley: "My second year at Buffalo, we were picked to finish 4th in the (MAC) Eastern Division. We ended up 1st and making the NCAA's."— House of Sparky (@HouseOfSparky) October 21, 2016
What did Tra work on this summer? pic.twitter.com/lSnadcyzKf— Sun Devil MBB (@SunDevilHoops) October 21, 2016
Per Tra Holder - He thinks it was a dream come true to have Michael Phelps be a part of the Curtain— Adam Butler (@pachoopsab) October 21, 2016
Why does Tra wear number zero? "I want to have zero excuses" pic.twitter.com/WNmIvzGBMu— Sun Devil MBB (@SunDevilHoops) October 21, 2016
When asked about #Pac12Hoops, ASU Coach Bobby Hurley is most excited ”to see the development and the competition.” pic.twitter.com/NzLNN4Vp2a— Pac-12 Conference (@pac12) October 21, 2016