Pac-12 Men's Basketball seeks strong Feast Week finish following fast start

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#PAC12HOOPS STARTING FIVE:
4 - For the third straight week, Pac-12 Men’s Basketball boasts four AP Top 25 teams, tied for the most of any conference in the country - #11 OREGON, #14 ARIZONA, #21 COLORADO, #23 WASHINGTON.
• The league most recently had as many teams ranked for as many weeks from Dec. 12, 2016 - Jan. 9, 2017, a stretch of five weeks.

4.5 - Pac-12 Men’s Basketball programs have combined to average 4.5 non-conference wins so far through Nov. 25 games, tied with the Big East and SEC for the most in the nation.
• The league’s .794 non-conference win percentage (54-14) through Nov. 25 games is fourth-best nationally, and remains three games ahead of the pace from the 2015-16 season (51-17) when the Conference sent a record seven teams to the NCAA Tournament.

7-0 - At 7-0, STANFORD is enjoying its best start to a season since the 2008-09 campaign when it opened 10-0.
• The Cardinal are one of six NCAA Division I unbeaten teams to win all its games by double figures, joining Colorado, Indiana, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas Tech.

14, 7, 5 - Pac-12 programs have combined to amass the following victory totals so far in 2019-20, already more or equal to the 2018-19 regular season:
• 14-5 vs. 2019 NCAA Tournament teams (8-25 vs. 2018 NCAA Tourney teams in 2018-19)
• 7-7 vs. Power 6 opponents (7-26 in 2018-19)
• 5-2 vs. Preseason league favorites (5-11 in 2018-19)

1,791 - OREGON STATE senior Tres Tinkle has risen to fourth in Beavers’ history and 41st in Pac-12 history with 1,791 career points.
• Tinkle is attempting to become the first player in Conference history to reach 2,000 points (1,791), 1,000 rebounds (727), 300 assists (304) and 150 steals (151).

PAC-12 TIPOFF:
TOP CATS: Arizona boasts two national statistical category leaders through Nov. 25 games to highlight top-5 individuals from the Pac-12.
• Zeke Nnaji, ARIZ - 80.7% FG (1st)
• Jemarl Baker Jr., ARIZ - 11.0 assist/turnover ratio (1st)
• Kylor Kelley, OSU - 4.33 bpg (T-2nd)
• Anthony Mathis, ORE - 64.5% 3FG (4th)

FRESH STARTS: Through Nov. 25 games, four of NCAA Division I’s top-15 freshman scorers hail from the Pac-12.
• Zeke Nnaji, ARIZ - 19.5 ppg, third among NCAA freshmen
• Onyeka Okongwu, USC - 18.0 ppg, sixth among NCAA freshmen
• Isaiah Stewart, WASH - 17.3 ppg, eighth among NCAA freshmen
• Tyrell Terry, STAN - 15.9 ppg, 14th among NCAA freshmen

KEY NON-CONFERENCE WINS:
POWER 6 OPPONENTS (7-7)
at OREGON STATE 80, Iowa State 74
WASHINGTON 67, #16 Baylor 64 (Anchorage, Alaska)
COLORADO 81, ARIZONA STATE 71 (Shanghai, China)
at #19 ARIZONA 90, Illinois 69
at UTAH 73, Minnesota 69
ARIZONA STATE 80, St. John’s 67 (Uncasville, Conn.)
STANFORD 73, Oklahoma 54 (Kansas City, Mo.)

PRESEASON CONFERENCE FAVORITES (5-2)
#14 OREGON 82, #13 Memphis 74 (Portland, Ore.)
at #23 COLORADO 69, UC Irvine 53
at CALIFORNIA 54, Prairie View A&M 50
at #19 ARIZONA 83, New Mexico State 53
at #11 OREGON 78, Houston 66

2019 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAMS (14-5)
at OREGON STATE 80, Iowa State 74
WASHINGTON 67, #16 Baylor 64 (Anchorage, Alaska)
UTAH 79, at Nevada 74
COLORADO 81, ARIZONA STATE 71 (Shanghai, China)
at STANFORD 73, Montana 62
at CALIFORNIA 54, Prairie View A&M 50
at #19 ARIZONA 83, New Mexico State 53
at #23 COLORADO 69, UC Irvine 53
USC 76, at Nevada 66
at UTAH 73, Minnesota 69
at #25 WASHINGTON 73, Montana 56
ARIZONA STATE 80, St. John’s 67 (Uncasville, Conn.)
at #11 OREGON 78, Houston 66
STANFORD 73, Oklahoma 54 (Kansas City, Mo.)


CONFERENCE STANDINGS (Expanded Standings)

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

UPCOMING SCHEDULE (All Time Pacific - Expanded Schedule)

Tuesday, Nov. 26    
Chaminade vs. UCLA (4) ESPNU 2:00 p.m. PT
Old Dominion vs. WASHINGTON STATE (2) FLOHOOPS  2:00 p.m. PT
ARIZONA STATE at Princeton ESPN+ 4:00 p.m. PT
Butler vs. STANFORD (3) ESPN2/News 4/6:30 p.m. PT
Clemson vs. #21 COLORADO (1) ESPN2 6:30 p.m. PT
UC Davis at CALIFORNIA PAC12 7:00 p.m. PT
Wednesday, Nov. 27    
Georgia/#3 Michigan State vs. UCLA (4) ESPN/2/U 11:30 a.m./6:00 p.m. PT
Colorado State/Loyola Chicago vs. WASHINGTON STATE (2) FLOHOOPS  8:00/10:30 a.m. PT
#13 Seton Hall vs. #11 OREGON (5) ESPN2 6:30 p.m. PT
San Jose State vs. OREGON STATE (6) FS1 8:00 p.m. PT
Thursday, Nov. 28    
#8 Gonzaga/Southern Miss vs. #11 OREGON (5) ESPN2 1/6:00 p.m. PT
Fairfield vs. USC (7) ESPNU 1:00 p.m. PT
Pepperdine vs. #14 ARIZONA (8) ESPN2 8:00 p.m. PT
Friday, Nov. 29    
TBD vs. #11 OREGON (5) ESPN/2/U TBD
Davidson/Marquette vs. USC (7) ESPN/2/U/News 1/1:30/3:30/4 p.m. PT
UCF/Penn vs. #14 ARIZONA (8) ESPN2/News 6/8:30 p.m. PT
UC Davis at UTAH PAC12 6:00 p.m. PT
Saturday, Nov. 30    
Sacramento State at #21 COLORADO PAC12 6:00 p.m. PT
Sunday, Dec. 1    
TBD vs. #14 ARIZONA (8) TBD TBD
TBD vs. USC (7) TBD TBD
UNC Wilmington at STANFORD PAC12 1:00 p.m. PT
Portland State at OREGON STATE PAC12 3:00 p.m. PT
San Jose State at UCLA PAC12 5:00 p.m. PT
Monday, Dec. 2    
South Dakota at #23 WASHINGTON PAC12 7:30 p.m. PT

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PAC-12 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Week of Player Freshman
Nov. 11 Tres Tinkle, Sr., Oregon State Zeke Nnaji, Arizona
Nov. 18 Nick Rakocevic, Sr., USC Zeke Nnaji, Arizona
Nov. 25 Onyeka Okongwu, Fr., USC Onyeka Okongwu, USC
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