Arizona won the Pac-12 Tournament in walk-off fashion. (Shotgun Spratling)


Spratling: Arizona takes final Pac-12 title in epic fashion

At The Ballpark

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — One last dose of Pac-12 After Dark. It was only appropriate.

The final Pac-12 sporting event didn’t get really interesting until the sun had set and wasn’t decided until the final play. And maybe it was only fitting what has long been the Pac-12’s biggest brand played surrogate for the conference it is departing.

Once the nation’s most dominant program with well-rounded and consistent success, USC had fallen in a pit of despair under poor leadership, showing some flashes of returning to prominence only to be heartbroken in recent years. Sound familiar, Pac-12 fans?

The Trojans, who[…]