WNBA and Pac 16

Phoenix set a single-game scoring record tonight in beating Tulsa, 116-84. The league’s website doesn’t even have a box score as of right now, but WNBA on twitter says Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree each had 18 for the Mercury, while rookie and former Oregon Duck Taylor Lilley contributed 14 points and eight assists.

Sparks co-owner Kathy Goodman blogged about last night’s loss to Seattle. Not to make excuses or anything, but the Sparks have had a tough schedule so far, facing the league’s top teams – and in the case of Seattle, over and over again. Who makes up these schedules? Why are teams facing each other three times in the first four weeks. Stupid.

On the Pac-10 expansion, one news source provides an interesting hypothetical on a possible Pac-16. And it ain’t pretty.

Four schools don’t know what they’re going to do since the Big 12 is dissolving.

Boise State’s defection to the Mountain West Conference is causing turmoil for WAC officials.