Pac-10 Closes Regular Season
March 4, 2007
Pacific Life Pac-10 Tournament Awaits
The UCLA Bruins successfully defended their Pac-10 regular season title and will enter next week's Pacific Life Pac-10 Tournament as the No. 1 seed. It's the 29th league title all-time for the Bruins, and their ninth Pac-10 title since the league expanded to 10 teams in 1979 ... WASHINGTON STATE, coming off its best Pac-10 finish since posting a 14-4 record and second-place finish in 1982-83, will be the No. 2 seed ... ARIZONA, OREGON and USC finished in a three-way tie for third. By virtue of the league's tie-break procedures, USC earned the No. 3 seed, followed by Oregon at No. 4 and Arizona at No. 5. STANFORD claims the No. 6 seed. The top six seeds receive a bye in the Tournament and will begin play on Thursday, March 8 ... The Pacific Life Pac-10 Tournament, held at Staples Center in Los Angeles, begins on Wednesday, March 7 with No. 8 CALIFORNIA taking on No. 9 OREGON STATE at 6:12 p.m., followed by No. 7 WASHINGTON meeting No. 10 ARIZONA STATE. Fox Sports Net will televise the first three days of the Tournament, with CBS televising the Championship Game on Saturday, March 10.
Staples Center, Los Angeles
Wed., Mar. 7
No. 8 California vs. No. 9 Oregon State, 6:12 p.m., FSN
No. 7 Washington vs. No. 10 Arizona State, 8:42 p.m., FSN
Thur., Mar. 8
No. 4 Oregon vs. No. 5 Arizona, 12:20 p.m., FSN
No. 8/9 winner vs. UCLA, 2:50 p.m., FSN
No. 3 USC vs. No. 6 Stanford, 6:20 p.m., FSN
No. 7/10 winner vs. No. 2 Washington State, 8:50 p.m., FSN
Fri., Mar. 9
Semifinal 1, 6:20 p.m., FSN
Semifinal 2, 8:50 p.m., FSN
Sat., Mar. 10
Pac-10 Tournament Championship, 3 p.m., CBS
Game times local to site.
Pac-10 Men's Basketball Media Teleconference Call: The final media teleconference call with the Pac-10 men's basketball coaches will be Tuesday, March 4. Media who would like to participate on the call may contact the Pac-10 Office (925-932-4411) for the teleconference phone number.