Pac-10 Women's Basketball Coaches Pick Oregon Second
Oct. 11, 2000
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Pacific-10 women's basketball coaches predicted a second-place finish for the University of Oregon, in a poll released Wednesday.
Stanford was a near-unanimous choice, garnering nine first-place votes for a total of 90 points. The Ducks received the only other first-place vote and ended up with 78 points.
Oregon won its second straight Pac-10 championship last season after going 14-4 in the conference. The Ducks, who return 10 letterwinners and three starters, finished 23-8 a year ago after losing in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Ducks, who begin practice Saturday, also were picked second last year in the coaches poll.
2000-01 Pac-10 Coaches Poll
First-place votes in parentheses
Team Points1. Stanford (9) 902. OREGON (1) 783. USC 704. Arizona 665. Arizona State 576t. UCLA 496t. Washington 498. Oregon State 349. California 2910. Washington St. 18