Arizona Picked To Capture Pac-10 Title
Nov. 1, 2000
LOS ANGELES - The defending Pac-10 co-champion ARIZONA Wildcats are aunanimous choice to finish first in the 2000-01 Pacific-10 Conference Men's basketball race, according to a poll of mediamembers who cover Pac-10 men's basketball. The poll shows Arizona gathered all 29 first-place votes and are tabbedthe favorite this season.
Defending Pac-10 co-champion STANFORD is picked for second place. USCedges UCLA for thirdplace. CALIFORNIA and OREGON follow in fifth and sixth placerespectively, with OREGON STATE just five points behind Oregon in seventh. ARIZONA STATE gets thenod for eighth, while WASHINGTON and WASHINGTON STATE round out the preseason poll.
THE 2000-01 PAC-10 MEN'S BASKETBALL MEDIA POLL
|1. Arizona (29)||290|
|7. Oregon State||133|
|8. Arizona State||109|
|10. Washington State||41|
First place votes in parentheses PREVIOUS PAC-10 MEN'S BASKETBALL POLL
|Year||Predicted Winner||Actual Finish||Actual Winner||Predicted Finish|
|1989-90||Arizona||1st (tied)||Arizona/Oregon State||1st/3rd|