2003-04 Pac-10 Men's Basketball Media Poll

Nov. 6, 2003

LOS ANGELES--The ARIZONA Wildcats are picked to finish first in the 2003-04 Pacific-10 Conference Men's basketball race, according to a poll of media members who cover Pac-10 men's basketball.

The poll shows Arizona, the defending Pac-10 champions, gathered 26 first-place votes and are picked the favorite this season. STANFORD, returning four starters, picked up seven first-place votes and is tabbed for second place. CALIFORNIA picked up one first-place vote and is slotted for third place. OREGON is picked for fourth, edging out USC, which garnered the remaining first-place vote. UCLA narrowly edges out ARIZONA STATE for sixth place. WASHINGTON gets the nod for eighth, while WASHINGTON STATE and OREGON STATE round out the preseason poll.

Team Pts.
1. Arizona (26) 339
2. Stanford (7) 321
3. California (1) 238
4. Oregon 215
5. USC (1) 207
6. UCLA 188
7. Arizona State 185
8. Washington 108
9. Washington State 69
10. Oregon State 55
First place votes in parentheses

Year Predicted Winner Actual Finish Actual Winner Predicted Finish
2002-03 Arizona 1st Arizona 1st
2001-02 UCLA 6th Oregon 6th
2000-01 Arizona 2nd Stanford 2nd
1999-00 Arizona 1st (tied) Arizona/Stanford 1st/3rd
1998-99 Stanford 1st Stanford 1st
1997-98 Arizona 1st Arizona 1st
1996-97 UCLA 1st UCLA 1st
1995-96 UCLA 1st UCLA 1st
1994-95 UCLA 1st UCLA 1st
1993-94 California 2nd (tied) Arizona 3rd
1992-93 Arizona 1st Arizona 1st
*1991-92 Arizona 3rd UCLA 2nd
*1990-91 Arizona 1st Arizona 1st
*1989-90 Arizona 1st (tied) Arizona/Oregon State 1st/3rd
* - The Pac-10 polls were decided in a vote among league coaches (1990-92).
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