Pac-12 men's hoops season tips off Friday

By the Pac-12 Conference

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• The 98th season of Pac-12 men's basketball season gets underway Friday with five games televised on the Pac-12 Networks and one on Fox Sports Net.
• UCLA will open the doors to a renovated Pauley Pavilion Friday, Nov. 9 as it opens the season against Indiana State. Legendary coach John Wooden served as head coach at Indiana State prio to beganing his tenure at UCLA.
• ARIZONA and UCLA are ranked in both the Associated Press and the USA Today Coaches preseason polls. The Wildcats are No. 12 in the AP and No. 11 in the Coaches poll, while UCLA is No. 13 in both.
• Returning All-Pac-12 Performers... Four first team All-Pac-12 performers, and one second team selection return in 2012-13. The first-team honorees are CALIFORNIA guard Allen Crabbe, ARIZONA forward Solomon Hill, WASHINGTON STATE forward Brock Motum and COLORADO forward André Roberson.  OREGON forward E.J. Singler was a second team pick.
• Just around the corner... The National Letter of Intent early signing period is Nov. 14-21.

Fri., Nov. 9 Time Network
Wofford at COLORADO 5 p.m. MT P12N
Niagara at OREGON STATE (1) 6 p.m. PT P12N
Willamete at UTAH 7 p.m. MT P12N
Coppin State at USC 8 p.m. PT P12N
Indiana State at No. 13 UCLA 8 p.m. PT FSN
STANFORD vs. San Francisco (2) 8 p.m. PT P12N
Sat., Nov. 10    
Northern Arizona at OREGON (3) 4:30 p.m. PT P12N
Eastern Washington at WASHINGTON STATE (4) 4:30 p.m. PT P12N
Central Arkansas at ARIZONA STATE 5:30 p.m. MT P12N
Sun., Nov. 11    
Charleston Southern at No. 12 ARIZONA 4 p.m. MT P12N
Loyola-Maryland at WASHINGTON (5) 5 p.m. PT P12N
New Mexico State at OREGON STATE (1) 6:30 p.m. PT ESPNU
Cal State Bakersfield at CALIFORNIA 7 p.m. PT P12N


Neutral Sites & Tournaments

(1) 2K Sports Classic Regional Round
(2) Oakland, Calif. (Oracle Arena)
(3) Global Sports Classic Host Round
(4) CBE Hall of Fame Classic Host Round
(5) Tip-Off Hall of Fame Classic Host Round

Rankings listed are AP poll; Game times local to site

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