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USOC to Honor Pac-12 Olympians, Wrestler Townsend Saunders

March 01, 2017

The United States Olympic Committee today announced plans to honor the Pac-12 Conference and its member institutions during the 2017 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas. The special event – set for Friday, March 10 – will recognize Pac-12 institutions' long-standing commitment to Olympic sport programs and honor the success of its athletes at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. The conference tribute is the first of its kind and part of a key organizational initiative to enhance broad-based Olympic sport programs at the collegiate level.