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Mather: Grading Haase’s first season

Stanford basketball’s first regular season under Coach Jerod Haase is finally in the books. There were plenty of good moments, although barring a miracle the team will miss the postseason for the program’s second consecutive year.

With the Pac-12 Tournament starting today, let’s break down how everything went for Haase and the Cardinal this year:

Mather: In basketball, Pac-12 refs are pretty much like the others

Whenever there’s a controversial foul called in any college football or basketball game, it doesn’t take long for people on Twitter to start assigning the blame. And, whether these whistles occur during some #Pac12AfterDark showdown, March Madness regional, or, heck, the NBA playoffs, the officiating in our conference has become synonymous with ridiculous, over-zealous penalization.