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Arizona cleans up in Pac-12 men's hoops awards (Yahoo Sports)
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) -- Arizona guard Nick Johnson has been named Pac-12 player of the year, teammate Aaron Gordon won the award for top freshman and Sean Miller also was honored as coach of the year.
Gonzaga overpowers Saint Mary's 70-54 in WCC semis (Yahoo Sports)
David Stockton had 21 points, Sam Dower Jr. added 12 points and nine rebounds, and Gonzaga advanced to the West Coast Conference championship game for the 17th straight year with a 70-54 win over Saint Mary's Monday night. Gonzaga (27-6) crushed Saint Mary's in two meetings during the regular season behind its defense and did it again in the WCC semifinals, holding the Gaels (22-11) to 37 percent shooting. Stockton also had six rebounds and four assists for Gonzaga, which will play for its fourth WCC tournament title in five years. Brad Waldow had 14 points and Stephen Holt 13 and for Saint Mary's. Gonzaga and Saint Mary's have been familiar foes in the WCC tournament, meeting for the sixth straight season.
Warren, Parker lead all-ACC 1st teams (Yahoo Sports)
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina State's T.J. Warren and Duke's Jabari Parker were unanimous selections Monday to the media's all-Atlantic Coast Conference team.
Kansas' Embiid likely out for start of NCAAs (Yahoo Sports)
Kansas center Joel Embiid is expected to miss the first weekend of the NCAA tournament. Embiid got a second opinion on his ailing lower back from a specialist in Los Angeles on Monday, and the school says the physician confirmed the original diagnosis of a stress fracture. The school says Embiid's treatment for the injury makes him ''unlikely to play in the first weekend of the NCAA tournament.'' A potential top choice in the NBA draft should he choose to declare, Embiid sat out Kansas' final two regular-season games, a home victory against Texas Tech and a road loss against West Virginia.
Florida, Wichita State stay 1-2 in AP poll (Yahoo Sports)
Florida, which finished an unbeaten season in the Southeastern Conference, and Wichita State, which completed an undefeated regular season, are the top two teams in the AP college basketball poll for the third straight week.