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Pac-12 Tournament Bracket, Quarterfinals 2012: Arizona State Eliminated, Arizona To Face UCLA

Day one of the Pac-12 tournament is in the books. Here is a recap of Wednesday's action at the Staples Center:

The Arizona State Sun Devils' hopes for the NCAA tournament were dashed on Wednesday after losing in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament to the Stanford Cardinal, 85-65. Chanse Creekmur led the Sun Devils with 13 points off the bench. Stanford jumped out to a 50-30 halftime lead and held off the Sun Devils in the second half.

Arizona will see its first action against the UCLA Bruins on Thursday. UCLA beat USC 55-40 behind a game-high 15 points from Lazeric Jones. The Bruins' defense held USC to 29 percent shooting on Wednesday.

In the other two first round games, Oregon State beat Washington State 69-64. Devon Collier was 7-for-8 for the field and scored a game-high 19 points for the Beavers.

Colorado took down the Utah Utes by a score of 53-41 in the final game of Wednesday. Three Buffaloes finished with double-digit point totals, including Andre Robinson who led the team with 20 points.

See an up-to-date Pac-12 tournament bracket here.

To discuss the Pac-12 Tournament in general, head to Pacific Takes. To talk about Arizona State basketball head on over to House of Sparky. For Arizona Wildcats basketball discussion, check out Arizona Desert Swarm.