Arsalan Kazemi and Oregon made the Sweet 16 before losing to National Champion Louisville. Photo Credit: Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

PAC-12 Men’s Basketball – Season Final Recap


Last weekend the PAC-12 men’s season ended when Arizona and Oregon were eliminated in the Sweet 16 by National Champion Louisville and Big Ten tournament champion Ohio State. Here is the final recap from the action this year with standings and rankings.

Not sure how many conferences had teams that lost to the NCAA (Louisville) and NIT (Baylor) champions in the same postseason.

Final USA Today Coaches Poll: Arizona (14), Oregon (15), with California getting 23 votes and UCLA one

Regular Season Standings: UCLA (13-5, 25-10), Arizona (12-6, 27-8), Oregon (12-6, 28-9), California (12-6, 21-12), Colorado (10-8, 21-12), Arizona State (9-9, 22-13), Stanford (9-9, 19-15), Washington (9-9, 18-16), Southern California (9-9, 14-18), Utah (5-13, 15-18), Oregon State (4-14, 14-18), Washington State (4-14, 13-19)

Conference Tournament Results:  
First Round –
8 Stanford 88 v. 9 Arizona State 89 OT, 5 Colorado 74 v. 12 Washington State 68, 6 Washington 64 v. 11 Washington State 58, 7 USC 66 10 Utah 69
Quarterfinals – 1 UCLA 80 v. 9 Arizona State 75, 4 Arizona 79 v. 5 Colorado 69, 3 Oregon 80 v. 6 Washington 77, 2 California 69 v. 10 79
Semifinals – 1 UCLA 66 v. 4 Arizona 64, 3 Oregon 64 v. 10 Utah 45
Finals – 1 UCLA 69 v. 3 Oregon 78

Postseason Results:
NCAA (Second Round) –
5 Oklahoma State 55 v. 12 Oregon 68, 6 Arizona 81 v. 11 Belmont 64, 6 UCLA 63 v. 11 Minnesota 83, 5 UNLV 61 v. 12 California 64, 7 Illinois 57 v. 10 Colorado 49
NCAA (Third Round) – 4 Saint Louis 57 v. 12 Oregon 74, 6 Arizona 74 v. 14 Harvard 51, 4 Syracuse 66 v. 12 California 60
NCAA (Sweet 16) – 1 Louisville 77 v. 12 Oregon 69, 2 Ohio State 73 v. 6 Arizona 70

NIT (First Round) – 6 Detroit 68 @ 3 Arizona State 83, 6 Washington 79 @ 3 BYU 90, 5 Stephen F. Austin 57 @ 4 Stanford 58
NIT (Second Round) – 3 Arizona State 86 @ 2 Baylor 89, 4 Stanford 54 @ 1 Alabama 66

Postseason Honors:
PAC-12 Player of the Year – Allen Crabbe (California)

Co-Freshman of the Year – Jahii Carson (Arizona State) and Shabazz Muhammad (UCLA)

Defensive Player of the Year – André Roberson (Colorado)

Most Improved Player of the Year – Dwight Powell (Stanford)

John Wooden Coach of the Year – Dana Altman (Oregon)

First Team All-Pacific 12

Jahii Carson (Arizona State), Allen Crabbe (California), Spencer Dinwiddie (Colorado), Larry Drew II (UCLA), Solomon Hill (Arizona), Mark Lyons (Arizona), Shabazz Muhammad (UCLA), Dwight Powell (Stanford), André Roberson (Colorado), E.J. Singler (Oregon)

Second Team All-Pacific 12

Kyle Anderson (UCLA), Justin Cobbs (California), Carrick Felix (Arizona State), Brock Motum (Washington State), C.J. Wilcox (Washington)

Honorable Mention (receiving at least three votes): Jio Fontan (USC), Arsalan Kazemi (Oregon), Roberto Nelson (Oregon State), Jason Washburn (Utah), Eric Wise (USC)

All-Freshman Team

Kyle Anderson (UCLA), Jahii Carson (Arizona State), Damyean Dotson (Oregon), Shabazz Muhammad (UCLA), Josh Scott (Colorado)

Honorable Mention (receiving at least three votes): Jordan Adams (UCLA, G), Kaleb Tarczewski (Arizona)

All-Defensive Team

Jordan Bachynski (Arizona State), Carrick Felix (Arizona State), Josh Huestis (Stanford), Arsalan Kazemi (Oregon), André Roberson (Colorado)

Honorable Mention (receiving at least three votes):  Nick Johnson (Arizona), Eric Moreland (Oregon State)

National Awards

Jim Phelan Award/National Coach of the Year – Dana Altman (Oregon)
Kyle Macy Freshman All-American Team – Damyean Dotson (Oregon)

 

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