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This week in Pac-12 Women's Basketball - Feb. 2, 2021

Feb 2, 2021
Caren Nicdao / UCLA Athletics


• The Pac-12 has four teams ranked in the top 12 of the AP top 25 poll, including three in the top 10 which is the most of any other conference. UCLA comes in at #5, and is followed by #6 STANFORD, #9 ARIZONA and #12 OREGON.

• STANFORD holds the top spot in the latest NET Rankings, followed by #4 OREGON, #8 UCLA, #13 ARIZONA, #35 WASHINGTON STATE, #45 OREGON STATE, #62 USC, #66 COLORADO and #73 ARIZONA STATE for nine teams inside the top 75. The three teams in the top 8 are the most of any other conference.

• #12 OREGON hosts #9 ARIZONA on Monday at 4 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. MT on ESPN2 for the 10th matchup between top-25 conference foes so far this season. This Friday #6 STANFORD returns to Maples Pavilion for the first time since Nov. 25 to host COLORADO at 6 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Network, and #5 UCLA looks to extend its five-game win streak when it visits WASHINGTON STATE on Friday at 12 p.m. PT.

• #9 ARIZONA’s Aari McDonald, #6 STANFORD’s Haley Jones and Kiana Williams, and #5 UCLA’s Michaela Onyenwere were all named to the Wooden Award late-season top 20. The honor is presented annually to the most outstanding player in college basketball. Three Pac-12 players were named to the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award Top 10, headlined by McDonald, Williams and UCLA’s Charisma Osborne. The award, won by McDonald last season, recognizes the nation’s best shooting guard. Top 10 lists for three additional Naismith Starting Five positional awards will be announced this week, with the Pac-12 boasting eight on the watch lists for the Miller (SF) and McLain (PF) Awards.

• ESPN’s Charlie Creme’s latest 64-team bracket prediction lists five Pac-12 teams making the 2021 NCAA Tournament, with STANFORD and UCLA as No. 2 seeds followed by ARIZONA and OREGON each as No. 3 seeds and WASHINGTON STATE at No. 9. ARIZONA STATE is currently listed as one of the first four out and OREGON STATE as next four out.


Teams Pac-12 Record Overall Record
#6 Stanford 12-2 15-2
#9 Arizona 9-2 11-2
#5 UCLA 8-2 10-2
#12 Oregon 9-3 11-3
Washington State 6-6 8-6
USC 5-6 7-7
Oregon State 4-5 6-5
Arizona State 4-6 8-6
Colorado 4-7 6-8
Utah 3-10 4-10
Washington 1-8 4-8
California 0-8 0-11

PAC-12 WEEKLY SCHEDULE  (All games, tip times & TV broadcasts are subject to change)
For the most up-to-date schedules, visit Expanded Schedule

Friday, February 5    
#5 UCLA at Washington State Live Stream 12 p.m. PT
#9 Arizona at Oregon State P12N 4 p.m. PT
Colorado at #6 Stanford P12N 6 p.m. PT
Utah at California Live Stream 6 p.m. PT
USC at Washington Live Stream 7 p.m. PT
Sunday, February 7    
Arizona State at Oregon State P12OR 12 p.m. PT
USC at Washington State Live Stream 12 p.m. PT
Utah at #6 Stanford P12N 1 p.m. PT
#5 UCLA at Washington Live Stream 2 p.m. PT
Colorado at California Live Stream 2 p.m. PT
Monday, February 8    
#9 Arizona at #12 Oregon ESPN2 4 p.m. PT


Week of Player Freshman
Nov. 30 Charisma Osborne, UCLA Tameiya Sadler, WASH
Dec. 7 Haley Jones, STAN Sasha Goforth, OSU
Dec. 14 Brynna Maxwell, UTAH Charlisse Leger-Walker, WSU
Dec. 21 Aari McDonald, ARIZ Sydney Parrish, ORE
Dec. 28 Jordan Sanders, USC Charlisse Leger-Walker, WSU
Jan. 4 Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA Charlisse Leger-Walker, WSU
Jan. 11 Natalie Chou, UCLA Charlisse Leger-Walker, WSU
Jan. 18 Mya Hollingshed, COLO  Frida Formann, COLO
Jan. 25 Charisma Osborne, UCLA Charlisse Leger-Walker, WSU
Feb. 1   Endyia Rogers, USC Sasha Goforth, OSU 
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