This Week In Pac-10 Women's Basketball

March 12, 2002

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NCAA TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Saturday, March 16
MIDWEST REGION (Nashville, Tenn.)
No. 9 ARIZONA STATE vs. No. 8 Wisconsin, 6:06 p.m.

WEST REGION (Palo Alto, Calif.)
No. 15 Weber State at No. 2 STANFORD, 9:06 p.m. PT (ESPN)

Monday, March 18
MIDWEST REGION (Nashville, Tenn.)
ARIZONA STATE-Wisconsin winner vs. No. 1
Vanderbilt-No. 16 Oakland winner, 7:36 p.m. CT (ESPN2)

WEST REGION (Palo Alto, Calif.)
Weber State-STANFORD winner vs. No. 10
Tulane-No. 7 Colorado State winner, 9:06 p.m. PT (ESPN)

WOMEN'S NIT SCHEDULE

Wednesday, March 13
USC at San Francisco, 7 p.m.
St. Mary's at OREGON, 7 p.m.

Thursday, March 14
North Texas at WASHINGTON, 7 p.m.
Hawaii at OREGON STATE, 7 p.m.

Friday, March 15 or Saturday, March 16
North Texas-WASHINGTON winner vs. USC-SanFrancisco winner, TBD
St. Mary's-OREGON winner vs. Hawaii-OREGON STATE winner, TBD

All times are local to game sites.

POSTSEASON STREAKS
Stanford 15 (1988-2002 NCAA)
Oregon 9 (1994-2001 NCAA) (2002 NIT)
Arizona State 3 (2001-02 NCAA) (2000 NIT)
Oregon State 2 (2001-02 NIT)
Washington 2 (2001 NCAA) (2002 NIT)
USC 1 (2002 NIT)

PAC-10 IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT
(since current alignment in '86-87)
5 teams '98, '97, '95, '94, '92
4 teams '01, '00, '99, '93, '91, '90
3 teams '96, '88, '87
2 teams '89, '02

NCAA NOTES
*A Pac-10 team has advanced to the Sweet Sixteen in 19 of 20 NCAA Tournaments
*A Pac-10 team has reached the Elite Eight in seven of 20 NCAA Tournaments, includingWashington in 2001.
*The Pac-10 has posted a 95-71 record (.572) in the NCAA Tournament.
*Every Pac-10 team made a trip to the Big Dance in the 90s, while six different teams have been invited to the NCAA Tournament in the past three seasons.
*In the 1990s, Pac-10 teams made six Final Four appearances and Stanford captured two NCAA titles ('90, '92).
*A Pac-10 team has reached the Final Four in nine of the 20 NCAA Tournaments.

WNIT NOTES
*Pac-10 teams have posted a 24-15 record (.615) in the Women's NIT.
*Pac-10 teams have won four WNIT titles (Oregon State in '80 and '82, Oregon in '89, Arizona in '96) and captured two runner-up finishes (ASU in '81, California in '87).

NCAA TOURNAMENT
1st/2nd Rounds
(Mar. 15 & 17 or Mar. 16 & 18)

Campus Sites

REGIONALS (Mar. 23 & 25)

East
Entertainment & Sports Arena (19,722)
Raleigh, N.C.
Host: North Carolina State University

Mideast
U.S. Cellular Arena (11,360)
Milwaukee, Wis.
Host: Marquette University

Midwest
James H. Hilton Coliseum (14,092)
Ames, Iowa
Host: Iowa State University

West
Boise State Pavilion (12,400)
Boise, Idaho
Host: Boise State University

FINAL FOUR (Mar. 29 & 31)
Alamodome
San Antonio, Texas
Host: University of Texas at San Antonio

2002 PAC-10 STATE FARM WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT RESULTS
Mar. 1-4, McArthur Court
Eugene, Ore.

Mon., Mar. 4
#3 Arizona State 70, #1 Stanford 63

Sun., Mar. 3
#3 Arizona State 64, #7 Oregon 58
#1 Stanford 71, #5 Oregon State 55

Sat., Mar. 2
#7 Oregon 78, #2 Washington 64
#3 Arizona State 66, #6 Arizona 58
#1 Stanford 96, #8 UCLA 61
#5 Oregon State 69, #4 USC 68

Fri., Mar. 1
#7 Oregon 85, #10 Washington State 67
#8 UCLA 46, #9 California 42

Tournament Attendance = 27,415 (5 sessions), 5,483 per session.

PAC-10 TOURNAMENT CHAMPS
The Arizona State Sun Devils won the inaugural Pac-10 Tournament trophy, and with it the league's automatic NCAA Tournament berth. ASU downed Stanford 70-63 in the tourney final, Mar. 4 at Eugene, Ore. The win over second-ranked Stanford was the highest ranked team that the Sun Devils defeated since downing No. 2 USC 53-51 in Tempe, Ariz., Feb. 15, 1982. Senior guard Amanda Levens scored 22 points in the Pac-10 Championship Game, with her 22nd point marking the 1,000th point of her ASU career.

ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM
Most Outstanding Player: Nicole Powell, SO G, Stanford
Enjoli Izidor, SR G, Stanford
Melody Johnson, SR C, Arizona State
Amanda Levens, SR G, Arizona State
Felicia Ragland, SR G, Oregon State
Shaquala Williams, SR G, Oregon

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