Ben Howland and his UCLA Bruins head to Las Vegas as the top seed in the tournament as the regular season champions. Photo Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Pac-12 Basketball: What to Watch in the Pac-12 Tournament

With Oregon losing at Utah, UCLA wins the regular season title outright and top seed in Las Vegas. The conference tournament begins Wednesday so here are the final standings, bracket and my predictions.

1. Final Regular Season Standings:
UCLA (13-5, 23-8), Arizona (12-6, 24-6), Oregon (12-6, 23-8), California (12-6, 20-10), Colorado (10-8, 20-10), Arizona State (9-9, 20-11), Stanford (9-9, 18-13), Washington (9-9, 17-14), Southern California (9-9, 9-9, 14-17), Utah (5-13, 13-17), Oregon State (4-14, 14-17), Washington State (4-14, 13-18)

2. PAC-12 Tournament/First Round Match-Ups (Games on the PAC-12 Network):
9 Arizona State v. 8 Stanford, Noon
12 Oregon State v. 5 Colorado, 2:30 pm
10 Utah v. 7 USC, 6:30 pm
11 Washington State v. 6 Washington, 8:30 pm

3. Teams with Opening Round Byes:
1 UCLA, 2 California, 3 Oregon, 4 Arizona

4. First and Second Round Predictions (winners in bold):
Wednesday/First Round Predictions –
9 Arizona v. 8 Stanford, 12 Oregon State v. 5 Colorado, 10 Utah v. 7 USC, 11 Washington v. 6 Washington
Thursday/Second Round Predictions –
8 Stanford v. 1 UCLA, 5 Colorado v. 4 Arizona, 7 USC v. 2 California, 6 Washington v. 3 Oregon

5. Semifinal and Final Predictions (winners in bold):
Friday/Semifinal Predictions –
5 Colorado v. 1 UCLA, 3 Oregon v. 2 California
Saturday/Finals Prediction –
5 Colorado v. 2 California

6. Ranked conference teams:
AP – Arizona (18), UCLA (21) and Oregon is receiving votes this week in the poll.
Coaches Poll – Arizona (18), UCLA (25) and California received a vote.

 

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