Nov. 2, 2006
LOS ANGELES - The UCLA Bruins are picked to finish first in the 2006-07 Pacific-10 Conference Men's basketball race, according to a poll of media members who cover Pac-10 men's basketball, just slightly ahead of the Arizona Wildcats.
The poll shows that UCLA, the defending Pac-10 champion and Pacific Life Pac-10 Tournament champion, gathered 21 first-place votes and is picked the favorite this season.' ARIZONA picked up 13 first-place votes and is tabbed for second place. WASHINGTON is slotted for third place, followed by OREGON, which picked up the remaining first-place vote. CALIFORNIA is picked for fifth, followed by USC and STANFORD. Rounding out the preseason poll is OREGON STATE in seventh, followed by ARIZONA STATE and WASHINGTON STATE.
THE 2006-07 PAC-10 MEN'S BASKETBALL MEDIA POLL
First place votes in parentheses
PREVIOUS PAC-10 MEN'S BASKETBALL POLLS
|Year||Predicted Winner||Actual Finish||Actual Winner||Predicted Finish|
|*1989-90||Arizona||1st (tied)||Arizona/Oregon State||1st/3rd|