2017 Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament

Presented by New York Life
Event: March 2-5
Keyarena | Seattle, WA

Teams compete for Pac-12 Tournament crown in Seattle

Washington Athletics

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• In what has been one of the most competitive seasons in Pac-12 women’s basketball history, the teams have reached the pinnacle as all 12 teams get set for the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament at KeyArena in Seattle.The winner of the tournament secures the Conference’s automatic bid.

• OREGON STATE claimed its third-consecutive Pac-12 regular-season title and third-straight No. 1 seed, posting a 16-2 league record. The Beavers are the six-ranked team in the country leading four ranked teams, all in the top 15. STANFORD, UCLA and WASHINGTON all secured first-round byes in the Pac-12 Tournament.

• WASHINGTON’s Kelsey Plum capped her Senior Day with one of the most historic performances in NCAA history. She netted a Pac-12 and school record 57 points to claim the NCAA scoring title. She also tied the Conference record for field goals made and also took down the league’s single-season scoring record. She was voted Pac-12 Player of the Week and also earned her third ESPNW National Player of the Week honor.

• Plum was also voted the Pac-12 Player of the Year in a vote of the Conference’s coaches. She is the first Husky since 2003 to earn the honor. OREGON’s Sabrina Ionescu was voted the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year becoming the first Duck to claim the award since 1999. OSU’s Gabriella Hanson was voted the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year, keeping the award in Corvallis for the third-straight year. And for the second time in three year’s the Beavs’ Scott Rueck is the John R. Wooden Pac-12 Coach of the Year.

• The Conference office announced the All-Pac-12, All-Freshman and All-Defensive teams on Tuesday. Among the 15 players voted to the all-conference team by the league’s head coaches, Plum and OSU’s Sydney Wiese earned a spot on the all-Conference team for the fourth-consecutive year, while ARIZONA STATE’s Sophie Brunner earns her third all-Conference nod. CALIFORNIA’s Kristine Anigwe, STANFORD’s Erica McCall and UCLA’s Jordin Canada make their second appearances on the All-Pac-12 team. UO’s Ionescu and teammate Ruthy Hebard are the only freshmen on the 15-player team.

• The Pac-12 is the only conference in the country to have four teams in the RPI’s top 10 and 10 of the 12 teams have a RPI in the top 100.

• All 11 games of the Pac-12 Tournament will be nationally televised again. The first round through semifinal round, March 2-4, will be broadcast on Pac-12 Network. The championship game will be televised on ESPN2.

2017 Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament

Thursday, March 2  
#8 California vs. #9 USC P12N
#5 Arizona State vs. #12 Utah P12N
#7 Washington State vs. #10 Colorado P12N
#6 Oregon vs. #11 Arizona P12N
Friday, March 3  
#1 Oregon State vs. #8/9 Winner P12N
#4 UCLA vs. #5/12 Winner P12N
#2 Stanford vs. #7/10 Winner P12N
#3 Washington vs. #6/11 Winner P12N
Saturday, March 4  
Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner P12N
Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner P12N
Sunday, March 5  
Championship game ESPN2
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7:00 PM PT

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