2014 Pac-12 men's basketball is underway
• The 99th season of Pac-12 men’s basketball season gets underway with Full Court Friday as 11 Pac-12 teams are in action, and 10 of those games will be televised on the Pac-12 Networks... USC will open the season on Saturday, Nov. 15... It’s actually the 100th year as league play began in 1915-16. However, the Conference did not hold competition during the 1917-18 season.
• Pollsters... ARIZONA and UTAH are ranked in the Associated Press preseason poll, while the Wildcats are the league’s lone representation in the USA Today Coaches preseason poll. The Wildcats are No. 2 in both polls, while the Utes are tied for No. 25 in the Coaches poll.
• Returning All-Pac-12 Performers... Three first team All-Pac-12 performers, and two second team selections return in 2014-15. First team honorees include STANFORD guard Chasson Randle, COLORADO forward Josh Scott, UTAH guard Delon Wright. Returning second-team selections include ARIZONA guard T.J. McConnell and OREGON guard Joseph Young.
• Just around the corner... The National Letter of Intent early signing period is Nov. 12-19.
UPCOMING PAC-12 MEN'S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Fri., Nov. 14 (#FullCourtFriday), Time, Network
Mount St. Mary’s at No. 2 ARIZONA , 6 p.m. MT, P12N
Drexel at COLORADO , 6 p.m. MT, P12N
Rice at OREGON STATE , 7 p.m. PT, P12N
Alcorn State at CALIFORNIA, 7 p.m. PT, P12N
Ball State at No. 25 UTAH , 8 p.m. MT, P12N
Chicago State at ARIZONA STATE , 8 p.m. MT, P12N
South Carolina State at WASHINGTON , 7 p.m. PT, P12N
Wofford at STANFORD, 9 p.m. PT, P12N
Montana State at UCLA , 9 p.m. PT, P12N
Coppin State at OREGON , 9 p.m. PT, P12N
WASHINGTON STATE at UTEP , 8 p.m. MT
Sat., Nov. 15
Portland State at USC , 7:30 p.m. PT, P12N
Sun., Nov. 16
South Dakota at STANFORD, 3 p.m. PT, P12N
Cal State Northridge at No. 2 ARIZONA, 6 p.m. MT, P12N
Kennesaw State at CALIFORNIA, 7 p.m. PT, P12N
Coastal Carolina at UCLA , 7 p.m. PT, P12N
P12N – televised live on Pac-12 Networks.