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18-5, 2nd in Pac-12
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Five Pac-12 breakout candidates in 2016

A group of transfer quarterbacks and the top wide receiver recruit in the country are among those who could emerge to make a big impact in the Pac-12.

Oregon a lock, USC in solid shape

But seven other teams in the Pac-12 have work left to do. At the bottom of those seven is UCLA. At 13-10 and a No. 69 RPI, the Bruins are a longshot. However, Steve Alford's team has risen from this position before. Bubble Watch

Pac-12 ready to make noise in March

You might have never guessed that a league with just three teams ranked in the AP Top 25 would be in position to invade the NCAA tournament bracket. But the Pac-12 is poised to do just that, thanks in part to many of the teams' RPI-friendly out-of-conference schedules. Tuesday Truths (Insider)

Trojans rise in power rankings

USC finished off UCLA by 19 points on Thursday and Elijah Stewart played a big part with 16 points and six rebounds off the bench. Couple that with a sweep of the Washington schools, and the Trojans are trending up in this week's set of rankings. Power Rankings

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Joe Lunardi's bracketology: No. 5 seeds

  • East: Purdue Boilermakers
  • West: Texas Longhorns
  • South: Arizona Wildcats
  • Midwest: USC Trojans
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L.A. teams are both on the bubble

USC's win over UCLA on Thursday may have done more to push the Bruins back than advance USC's case, writes Eamonn Brennan. Bubble Watch

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USC whipping out fancy moves vs. rival

Katin Reinhardt pulled off the no-look, over-the-shoulder dime to Julian Jacobs to extend USC's lead over UCLA.

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2-on-1 leads to fun

USC finished a fast break with Jordan McLaughlin tossing up the lob to Elijah Stewart for a vicious two-handed finish.

Everybody but Oregon is on the bubble

The Pac-12 is filled with bubble teams. Even No. 23 Arizona, which ranks 120th in strength of schedule, still hasn't locked up an at-large bid. No. 16 Oregon is comfortable at 7-2 in the league with a No. 3 RPI and No. 4 SOS. Bubble Watch

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Joe Lunardi's bracketology: No. 6 seeds

  • East: USC Trojans
  • West: Arizona Wildcats
  • South: Wichita State Shockers
  • Midwest: Indiana Hoosiers
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Boatwright No. 14 among top freshmen

Bennie Boatwright notched his first double-double with season highs of 23 points and 12 rebounds in USC's loss at Oregon on Thursday. Freshman tracker (Insider)

Pac-12 firmly on NCAA tourney bubble

Two-thirds of the conference is either in first place or just one game out in the loss column. The league has already seen nine overtimes in conference play. It's also had the highest percentage of its games decided by four points or less. On top of that, all of this has a huge impact on March. Tuesday Truths (Insider)

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Indiana, Providence moving up the power rankings (3:15)

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.013th
Rebounds Per Game41.812th
Assists Per Game15.751st
Points Allowed73.3220th

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