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Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 3
January 22, 2019
- Washington (Last: 4)
After handling Stanford and Cal, UW is the last remaining Pac-12 school without a conference loss, resulting in the top spot in this week’s power ranking. However, a trip to Eugene and Corvallis could change that this week.
- Arizona (Last: 1)
A loss to Oregon sank U of A, last week’s top squad. The Wildcats did beat the Beavers to stay in the upper echelon of the conference. Arizona faces USC and UCLA this week in a crucial road trip.
- Arizona State (Last: 2)
An undefeated week over Oregon and Oregon State kept the Sun Devils in the top three of the rankings. ASU heads to California to take on UCLA next week.
- Oregon State (Last: 3)
An 0-2 road trip in Arizona dropped the Beavers to No. 4. OSU will have to pick up the pieces quickly, as they host WSU and UW this week.
- UCLA (Last: 5)
UCLA fell to the Trojans last week in their only contest. The Bruins will face the two Arizona schools at home this week.
- USC (Last: 7)
USC defeated cross-town rival UCLA in their only game last week. The Trojans face their toughest home stand of the season this week, hosting Arizona and Arizona State.
- Utah (Last: 10)
Utah defeated Colorado in their only contest last week. The Utes head to the Bay Area next week to face Stanford and Cal, a road trip that could gain them some ground in the conference standings.
- Oregon (Last: 6)
The Ducks split a tough road trip in the desert, knocking off Arizona before falling to the Sun Devils. A true top team, Oregon needs to be on their A-game this week when they host the Huskies and the Cougars.
- Stanford (Last: 8)
Stanford split the Northwest road trip, falling to UW before walking over WSU. Stanford hosts the Mountain squads next week.
- Colorado (Last: 9)
The Buffs fell to Utah in their only game last week. A pivotal Bay Area road trip awaits this week.
- WSU (Last: 11)
The Cougars secured their first conference win of the season, comfortably defeating Cal before falling to the Stanford Cardinal. WSU heads to Oregon for a pair of tough road contests this week.
- Cal (Last: 12)
After an 0-2 Washington swing, Cal sits at 0-6 in conference play this season. The Golden Bears will search for their first conference win this week as they host Colorado and Utah.