Teams Head to Pac-12 Basketball Tournament

Postseason play tips off this week for Pac-12 teams as all squads head to Los Angeles for the 11th-annual Pacific Life Pac-12 Basketball Tournament, Wednesday-Saturday, March 7-10. First- and second-round action take place at the Galen Center on the campus of USC, which has been home to the tournament for four years. The women's tournament will join the men's event at STAPLES Center for the semifinal and championship games. The games at Galen Center will be streamed live on the Conference's YouTube Channel at The games at STAPLES will be nationally televised live on Fox Sports Net (FSN). Check local listings ... Teams will be competing for the Conference's tourament crown but will have to get through second-ranked STANFORD who is a heavy favorite to win again. The Cardinal have posted a third-straight undefeated campaign and have won the tournament title five-straight years ... USC's Christina Marinacci was selected the Bank of the West Pac-12 Player of the Week for the final week of the season ... Pac-12 media who cover women's basketball voted STANFORD's Nnemkadi Ogwumike the Player of the Year; Ogwumike and USC's Briana Gilbreath were voted the Pac-12 Co-Defensive Players of the Year; WASHINGTON's Jazmine Davis was voted the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year; and OREGON STATE's Scott Rueck was selected the Pac-12 Coach of the Year by the media ... The coaches awards will be announced on Tuesday morning, March 6 ... Teams who are vying for the postseason will look towards the NCAA's official bracket announcement scheduled for Monday, March 12 on ESPN2.


2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 Basketball Tournament

Wednesday, March 7 • First Round
Gm 1: #8 Washington vs. #9 Oregon 12 p.m. PT
Gm. 2: #5 UCLA vs. #12 Arizona 2:15 p.m. PT
Gm. 3: #7 Utah vs. #10 Colorado 5 p.m. PT
Gm. 4: #6 Oregon State vs. #11 Washington State 7:15 p.m. PT
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Thursday, March 8 • Quarterfinals
Gm. 5: #1 Stanford vs. Winner 8/9 12 p.m. PT
Gm. 6: #4 Arizona State vs. Winner 5/12 2:15 p.m. PT
Gm. 7: #2 California vs. Winner 7/10 5 p.m. PT
Gm. 8: #3 USC vs. Winner 6/11 7:15 p.m. PT
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Friday, March 9 • Semifinals
Gm. 9: Gm. 5 Winner vs. Gm. 6 Winner (FSN) 12 p.m. PT
Gm. 10: Gm. 7 Winner vs. Gm. 8 Winner (FSN) 2:30 p.m. PT

Saturday, March 10 • Championship
Gm. 11: Championship Game (FSN) 11:30 a.m. PT
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