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Big West Mascot Love

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Winner UCR's Scotty the Bear with the other Big West mascots at ESPN Zone in Anaheim on March 12. Christine Baum/ESPN Zone (image used with permission)

With local Big West school Cal State Northridge in the Big Dance, here's a little Big West love. During the Big West tournament in Anaheim last week, the mascots from the nine schools competed in a mascot tournament at the ESPN Zone in Anaheim.

The events included horse races, free throw shooting, hula hoop, tug-o-war and arm wrestling. It also was noted for the debut of UC Santa Barbara's new mascot Ole.

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UC Riverside's Scotty the Bear won the event which I suppose is consolation for a team that went 17-13 overall and 8-8 in the conference.