Basketball: Pac-10 odds and ends

Odds and ends from the Pac-10 . . .

– Arizona State freshman forward Victor Rudd became the fourth Sun Devils player this offseason to announce he will transfer. Earlier, Demetrius Walker, Taylor Rohde,   and Brandon Thompson departed the program.

– New Oregon coach Dana Altman is hoping that JC transfer forward Tyrone Nared  — his second signee — is part of the “solution” to the Ducks’ woes.

– Here’s a look at what the “new” Pauley Pavilion should look like in two years after a $136 million renovation.

– Former UCLA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wants all players to go to college before the NBA. He recommends raising the minimum age requirement to 21 years old.

– It’s a week old, but here’s a story from the Los Angeles Daily News on UCLA’s signing of guard Matt Carlino of Scottsdale, Ariz.

Jeff Faraudo