Oregon's Altman one win shy of 600 as Pac-12 men's hoops enters week 2

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1 - OREGON head coach Dana Altman is one victory shy of reaching the 600 career win plateau. According to the NCAA coaching record book and its minimums, he would become the 14th active and 49th all-time coach to reach the milestone in NCAA Division I. He would also be the seventh in Conference history for a coach with 5-plus years of tenure in the league.
 
18-2 - Pac-12’s combined record through the opening four days of the regular season (through Nov. 13), a .900 win percentage that’s bettered only by the Big Ten (26-1, .963) and SEC (19-1, .950).
 
3 - Number of nationally ranked Pac-12 teams in the Associated Press poll, featuring No. 3 ARIZONA appearing in the AP Top 25 for the 99th straight time (second nationally only to Kansas’ 163), No. 10 USC with its highest AP preseason ranking (#10) since 1974-75, and No. 23 UCLA.
 
7 - Number of Pac-12 standouts named to the Wooden Award National Player of the Year Watch List, tied for the second-most in the nation. ARIZONA’s three nominees are tied for the most in the country, while USC’s two are tied for third-most.
 
John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50: 

Rawle Alkins, Arizona
Deandre Ayton, Arizona
Allonzo Trier, Arizona
Reid Travis, Stanford
Aaron Holiday, UCLA
Jordan McLaughlin, USC
Chimezie Metu, USC

22 - Number of National Letter of Intent (NLI) signees across nine Conference members during the early signing period. The current list includes six 247 Sports Top 100 and five ESPN 100 signees, as well as five classes ranked in the Top 25 nationally.

PAC-12 TIPOFF

ELITE COMPANY: As OREGON head coach Dana Altman narrows in on 600 career victories, he’s on the verge of joining an exclusive Conference list.

Coaches with 600+ career victories and at least five years tenure at Conference member
Lute Olson - 781
Mike Montgomery - 677
John Wooden - 664
Ralph Miller - 657
Marv Harshman - 637
Ben Braun - 615


UPCOMING SCHEDULE (All Times Pacific)

Tuesday, Nov. 14    
San Diego State at ARIZONA STATE P12N 6 p.m. PT
Denver at COLORADO  P12M 6 p.m. PT
Eastern Washington at STANFORD P12N 8 p.m. PT
Wednesday, Nov. 15    
Seattle U at WASHINGTON STATE P12N 6 p.m. PT
Central Arkansas at #23 UCLA P12N p.m. PT
Thursday, Nov. 16    
Missouri at UTAH  P12N 5 p.m. PT
Wofford at CALIFORNIA P12B 6 p.m. PT
Providence vs WASHINGTON  ESPN2 6:30 p.m. PT
CSU Bakersfield at #3 ARIZONA  P12N p.m. PT
Friday Nov. 17    
Virginia Tech/Saint Louis vs WASHINGTON ESPN2 2/4 p.m. PT
Quinnipiac vs COLORADO    3 p.m. PT
Northeastern at STANFORD P12N 3 p.m. PT
Northern Arizona at ARIZONA STATE P12A 5 p.m. PT
South Carolina State at #23 UCLA P12N p.m. PT
Alabama State at OREGON  P12N 8 p.m. PT
Saturday, Nov. 18    
Long Beach State at OREGON STATE P12N p.m. PT
Idaho State at WASHINGTON STATE P12W 1:30 p.m. PT
Drake/Wake Forest vs COLORADO    11:30 a.m./ 5:30 p.m. PT
Sunday, Nov. 19    
UC Irvine at ARIZONA STATE P12N 11 a.m. PT
Ball State at OREGON  P12N 6 p.m. PT
#10 USC at Vanderbilt  SECN 6 p.m. PT
 

CONFERENCE STANDINGS (Expanded standings)

Teams Pac-12 Record Overall Record
Arizona  0-0 2-0
Oregon  0-0 2-0
Stanford 0-0 2-0
USC 0-0 2-0
Utah  0-0 2-0
Washington  0-0 2-0
Arizona State 0-0 1-0
Colorado  0-0 1-0
UCLA  0-0 1-0
Washington State 0-0 1-0
California  0-0 1-1
Oregon State  0-0 1-1
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