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2017 Schedule
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Watch: Pac-12 media day coverage

Oregon enters the season as favorites to repeat as Pac-12 champs. Arizona and UCLA are expected to challenge. What's the latest buzz? Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA coach Steve Alford on his letter to the fan base after finishing last season 15-17: "I don't think our team is concerned about what money I make, or what money I give back... I think it's just about where that bar is. Coach Wooden raised the bar at UCLA."

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Pac-12 media picked defending champion Oregon as the preseason favorite to win the league for the first time in the 28-year history of the conference's preseason poll. The Ducks received 23 of 27 first place votes with Arizona claiming the remaining four.

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7dDick Vitale

Duke, Kentucky lead Vitale's top 40

College basketball is just around the corner, and Dickie V has his eye on 40 of the country's best teams. Who comes after the Blue Devils and Wildcats?

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

The 20 watch list candidates for the Bob Cousy Award, given to the nation's top point guard.

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11dJeff Borzello

UCLA adds Riley to its top-five recruiting class

Cody Riley, a 6-foot-7 power forward from Sierra Canyon High School (California), is ranked No. 45 in the ESPN 100. He does most of his work around the basket and on the offensive glass.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA now has three top-50 prospects in the fold for 2017 -- aiming for its fourth top-10 class in six years.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 No. 45 Cody Riley has committed to UCLA.

UCLA sits No. 5 in recruiting ranks

The Bruins have been near the top of the 2017 class rankings for more than a year now. The headliner of the class is four-star point guard Jaylen Hands. Four-star center Jalen Hill also joins the crew with three-star small forward Li Angelo Ball, who followed his older brother, Lonzo, to the program. 2017 Class Rankings (Insider)

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Alford makes All-Rolls Royce team

UCLA brings in three ESPN 100 recruits, but they're not eligible for Dick Vitale's "solid gold" team. Bryce Alford (16.1 PPG as a junior) is named among the nation's top returning players. All-Rolls Roycers

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Lonzo Ball will save the Bruins

Andy Katz predicts that Kansas will tie UCLA's record with a 13th straight conference title, but he also sees a strong season for the Bruins with Ball feeding the rock to Bryce Alford and others. Katz: Season preview

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19dEamonn Brennan

No-Longer-Way-Too-Early Top 25 in college hoops

College basketball season is about a month away. So it's no longer "too early" to determine the best of the best. Argue all you want about Nos. 2-24, but No. 1 remains a no-brainer: Hello, Duke.

Tournament History

Final Fours18
Tournament Record103-40
Championship Seasons1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1995
Tournament Appearances47