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1996-97 Pacific-10 Conference Season Summary

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Record: 175-124, .585 W-L% (4th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 12.48 (2nd of 31) ▪ SOS: 9.37 (2nd of 31)

Regular Season Champion: UCLA

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Arizona, California, Southern California, Stanford and UCLA)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Arizona, Stanford and UCLA)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arizona, Stanford and UCLA)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 UCLAR 15 3 .833 24 8 .750 79.9 73.8 16.5 10.3
2 Stanford 12 6 .667 22 8 .733 79.7 69.0 19.7 9.0
2 Southern California 12 6 .667 17 11 .607 79.6 76.3 13.4 10.1
3 California 12 6 .667 23 9 .719 75.1 67.8 17.2 10.0
5 ArizonaFN 11 7 .611 25 9 .735 83.9 73.3 21.6 11.0
6 Washington  10 8 .556 17 11 .607 74.9 72.4 10.6 8.1
7 Oregon  8 10 .444 17 11 .607 76.0 71.8 13.5 9.4
8 Washington State  5 13 .278 13 17 .433 74.4 74.0 8.1 7.7
9 Oregon State  3 15 .167 7 20 .259 68.2 77.2 2.1 11.1
10 Arizona State  2 16 .111 10 20 .333 70.4 75.3 2.1 7.0

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
UCLA 5 5 13 17 23 24               24 17 10 9 7
Arizona 19 19 11 15 8 6 9 9 7 6 11 10 14 11 13 15 12 15
Stanford 18 20 21 24 21 22 23 21 21 15 17 15 18 22 20 25 23 21
California                             25      
Oregon             24 20 17 24                

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Arizona won (65-57) versus South Alabama (Southeast Regional)
California won (55-52) versus Princeton (East Regional)
Southern California lost (90-77) versus Illinois (Southeast Regional)
Stanford won (80-67) versus Oklahoma (West Regional)
UCLA won (109-75) versus Charleston Southern (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Arizona won (73-69) versus College of Charleston (Southeast Regional)
California won (75-68) versus Villanova (East Regional)
Stanford won (72-66) versus Wake Forest (West Regional)
UCLA won (96-83) versus Xavier (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Arizona won (85-82) versus Kansas (Southeast Regional)
California lost (63-57) versus North Carolina (East Regional)
Stanford lost (82-77) versus Utah (West Regional)
UCLA won (74-73) versus Iowa State (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Arizona won (96-92) versus Providence (Southeast Regional)
UCLA lost (80-72) versus Minnesota (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Arizona won (66-58) versus North Carolina

National Final
Arizona won (84-79) versus Kentucky