Top half of Pac-12 Men's Basketball standings to meet this week

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2 - Two Pac-12 student-athletes are among the 15 players named to the Naismith Trophy Defensive Player of the Year watch list announced Jan. 22: 

  • Kylor Kelley, OREGON STATE - NCAA Division I-leading 3.94 blocks per game.
  • Matisse Thybulle, WASHINGTON - 2.72 steals per game (8th in NCAA Division I), 2.33 blocks per game (T21st), only Division I player ranked in top 25 in both categories, one of two in top 100 (Zion Williamson, DUKE).

5-0 - WASHINGTON is the only remaining Pac-12 team to make it through the opening three weeks of Conference play unscathed at 5-0:

  • WASHINGTON is 5-0 for the first time since 1983-84 when it opened Pac-10 play 6-0. UW last started league play 7-0 in 1952-53, when it began PCC play 14-0 en route to a Final Four appearance.
  • It marks UW’s first five-game league win streak since 2011-12, and a pair of victories this week would mark the Huskies’ longest Conference streak since an eight-game stretch in 2004-05. 

9, 6 - The fourth- and fifth-longest series win streaks in the Pac-12 will be on the line this week as COLORADO visits STANFORD on Saturday and OREGON hosts WASHINGTON on Thursday.

  •  18 - ARIZONA vs. STANFORD (dating to 2009); 13 - ARIZONA vs. WASHINGTON STATE (2010); 10 - UTAH vs. WASHINGTON STATE (2014); 9 - COLORADO vs. STANFORD (2012); 6 - OREGON vs. WASHINGTON (2015) & CALIFORNIA vs. OREGON STATE (2016).

13.1 - Through 32 league games as of Jan. 21, the average scoring margin is 13.1 points.

  • 11 games have been decided by single digits
  • 3 games have been decided by one possession (3 pts. or less)
  • 3 overtime games (3 total OT periods)

305, 303, 297, 295  - Four of the five most played rivalries in NCAA Division I college basketball take place this week. The Civil War series between Oregon and Oregon State is the nation’s most played at 351 games:

  • 2. 305th meeting - OREGON vs. WASHINGTON (UW leads 189-115)
  • 3. 303rd meeting - OREGON STATE vs. WASHINGTON (UW leads 160-142)
  • 4. 297th meeting - OREGON STATE vs. WASHINGTON STATE (OSU leads 172-124)
  • 5. 295th meeting - OREGON vs. WASHINGTON STATE (UO leads 169-125)

PAC-12 TIPOFF:

ROAD SWEEPS: They’ve been difficult to come by - just 45 in total - since the Pac-12 expanded prior to the 2011-12 season. Below is the number of road sweeps through each region and the most recent team to accomplish the feat:

  • ARIZ/ASU - 4 times, most recently by UCLA in 2016-17.
  • ORE/OSU - 5 times, most recently by USC in 2017-18.
  • COLO/UTAH - 6 times, most recently by Washington in 2018- 19.
  • UCLA/USC - 7 times, most recently by Arizona in 2016-17.
  • CAL/STAN - 8 times, most recently by Arizona in 2018-19.
  • WASH/WSU - 15 times, most recently by Utah in 2017-18.

A school-by-school total of road sweeps in the Pac-12 era:

  • ARIZONA - 13 
  • OREGON - 9
  • CALIFORNIA - 6
  • UTAH - 5
  • UCLA - 4
  • USC, WASHINGTON - 3
  • COLORADO, STANFORD - 1
  • ASU, OSU, WSU - 0

PAC-12 RECORDS WATCH: 
Career Steals List (Min. 2 seasons)

  • 1. 321 - Gary Payton, OSU, 1986-90
  • 2. 298 - Brevin Knight, STAN, 1994-97
  • 3. 258 - Eddie House, ASU, 1997-2000
  • 4. 254 - MATISSE THYBULLE, WASH, 2016-PRES.
  • 5. 246 - Stevin Smith, ASU, 1990-94

CONFERENCE STANDINGS (Expanded Standings)

Teams Pac-12 Record Overall Record
Washington 5-0 14-4
Arizona 5-1 14-5
Arizona State 4-2 13-5
Oregon State 3-2 11-6
UCLA 3-2 10-8
USC 3-2 10-8
Utah 3-2 9-8
Oregon 2-3 11-7
Stanford 2-4 9-9
Colorado 1-4 10-7
Washington State 1-4 8-10
California 0-6 5-13

UPCOMING SCHEDULE (All Times Pacific - Expanded Schedule Details)

Thursday, Jan. 24 TV Time
Washington at Oregon* ESPN2 6 p.m.
Utah at Stanford* PAC12 6 p.m.
Arizona at USC* FS1 6 p.m.
Colorado at California* PAC12 8 p.m.
Washington State at Oregon State* PAC12 8 p.m.
Arizona State at UCLA* FS1 8 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 26 TV Time
Washington at Oregon Statte* PAC12 1 p.m.
Arizona State at USC* ESPN2 5 p.m.
Colorado at Stanford* FS1 5 p.m.
Utah at California* ESPNU 5 p.m.
Arizona at UCLA* ESPN2 7 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 27 TV Time
Washington State at Oregon* ESPNU 5 p.m.

* Pac-12 Game


PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 Week of Player
Nov. 12 KZ Okpala, So., Stanford
Nov. 19 Jaylen Nowell, So., Washington
Nov. 26 Luguentz Dort, Fr., Arizona State
Dec. 3 Zylan Cheatham, R-Sr., Arizona State
Dec. 10 Jaylen Nowell, So., Washington
Dec. 17 Remy Martin, So., Arizona State
Dec. 24 Rob Edwards, R-Jr., Arizona State
Dec. 31 Josh Sharma, Sr., Stanford
Jan. 7 Nick Rakocevic, Jr., USC
Jan. 14 Stephen Thompson Jr., Sr., Oregon State
Jan. 21 Nick Rakocevic, Jr., USC

NATIONAL HONORS 

NCAA.com Player of the Week:
Luguentz Dort, Arizona State (Nov. 26)

NCAA.com Team of the Week:
Arizona State (Dec. 24)

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