Arizona Picked To Repeat As Pac-10 Champions
Nov. 7, 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.
THE 2003-04 PAC-10 MEN'S BASKETBALL MEDIA POLL
Team (1st place votes) Pts.1. Arizona (26) 339 2. Stanford (7) 3213. California (1) 2384. Oregon 2155. USC (1) 2076. UCLA 1887. Arizona State 1858. Washington 1089. Washington State 6910. Oregon State 55
PREVIOUS PAC-10 MEN'S BASKETBALL POLL
Predicted Actual Actual PredictedYear Winner Finish Winner Finish 2002-03 Arizona 1st Arizona 1st2001-02 UCLA 6th Oregon 6th2000-01 Arizona 2nd Stanford 2nd1999-00 Arizona 1st Arizona/Stanford 1st/3rd1998-99 Stanford 1st Stanford 1st1997-98 Arizona 1st Arizona 1st1996-97 UCLA 1st UCLA 1st1995-96 UCLA 1st UCLA 1st1994-95 UCLA 1st UCLA 1st1993-94 California 2nd Arizona 3rd1992-93 Arizona 1st Arizona 1st*1991-92 Arizona 3rd UCLA 2nd*1990-91 Arizona 1st Arizona 1st*1989-90 Arizona 1st Arizona/Oregon State 1st/3rd
* - The Pac-10 polls were decided in a vote among league coaches (1990-92).
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