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Oregon head basketball coach Dana Altman gestures toward his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington State, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Eugene, Ore. (AP photo/Chris Pietsch)

A look at the Pac-12 in projected order of finish from the conference’s preseason media poll:

Oregon Ducks

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 9-4
  • Statistical leaders: Bol Bol (21.0 points), Bol Bol (9.6 rebounds), Payton Pritchard (4.5 assists).
  • Coach: Dana Altman (629-330, 219-87 at Oregon)
  • Best wins: vs. Syracuse (80-65), vs. San Diego (65-55), at Boise State (62-50)
  • NET ranking: 83
  • Fast fact: The preseason favorites haven’t exactly lived up to their billing. The Ducks have lost games to Iowa, Texas Southern, Houston and Baylor.

UCLA Bruins

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 7-6
  • Statistical leaders: Kris Wilkes (17.5 points), Moses Brown (8.8 rebounds), Jaylen Hands (7.0 assists).
  • Coach: Murry Bartow (328-268, 0-0 at UCLA)
  • Best wins: vs. Hawaii (80-61), vs. Long Beach State (91-80), vs. Notre Dame (65-62)
  • NET ranking: 93
  • Fast fact: Head coach Steve Alford was fired after the Bruins ended their non-conference slate with losses to Belmont, Cincinnati, Ohio State and Liberty. Michigan State and North Carolina also topped UCLA.

Washington Huskies

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 9-4
  • Statistical leaders: Jaylen Nowell (17.1 points), Noah Dickerson (7.1 rebounds), Jaylen Nowell (3.2 assists).
  • Coach: Bob Hopkins (34-22, 30-17 at Washington)
  • Best wins: vs. San Diego (66-63), vs. Texas A&M (71-67), UCSB (67-63)
  • NET ranking: 56
  • Fast fact: The Huskies lost two-point games to Minnesota and then-No. 1 Gonzaga, but fell in double-figures to nationally ranked Auburn and Virginia Tech.

Arizona Wildcats

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 9-4
  • Statistical leaders: Brandon Randolph (16.6 points), Chase Jeter (7.0 rebounds), Brandon Williams (3.8 assists).
  • Coach: Sean Miller (376-125, 256-78 at Arizona)
  • Best wins: vs. Iowa State (71-66), at UConn (76-62), vs. Utah Valley (80-69)
  • NET ranking: 61
  • Fast fact: The Wildcats have been slowed by a pair of two-game skids. They lost to Gonzaga and Auburn in November, and then Alabama and Baylor in December.

USC Trojans

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 7-6
  • Statistical leaders: Bennie Boatwright (15.0 points), Nick Rakocevic (10.3 rebounds), Derryck Thornton (4.5 assists).
  • Coach: Andy Enfield (144-110, 101-82 at USC)
  • Best wins: vs. Missouri State (99-80), vs. CSU Bakersfield (90-75), vs. Long Beach State (75-65)
  • NET ranking: 127
  • Fast fact: The Trojans opened December with four consecutive setbacks (Nevada, TCU, Oklahoma and Santa Clara). Vanderbilt and Texas Tech also posted wins against USC.

Arizona State Sun Devils

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 9-3
  • Statistical leaders: Luguentz Dort (18.1 points), Zylan Cheatham (10.1 rebounds), Zylan Cheatham (3.8 assists).
  • Coach: Bobby Hurley (101-68, 59-48 at ASU)
  • Best wins: vs. Mississippi State (72-67), at Georgia (76-74), vs. No. 1 Kansas (80-76)
  • NET ranking: 45
  • Fast fact: The Sun Devils were upset by Princeton 67-66 — exactly one week after knocking off No. 1 Kansas — and fell out of the polls.

Colorado Buffaloes

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 9-3
  • Statistical leaders: McKinley Wright IV (13.8 points), Tyler Bey (9.1 rebounds), McKinley Wright IV (5.8 assists).
  • Coach: Tad Boyle (230-179, 174-113 at Colorado)
  • Best wins: vs. Colorado State (86-80), at New Mexico (78-75), vs. Charlotte (68-53)
  • NET ranking: 73
  • Fast fact: The Buffaloes didn’t play a ranked team in non-conference play. They also didn’t win games against San Diego, Indiana State and Hawaii.

Utah Utes

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 6-6
  • Statistical leaders: Sedrick Barefield (15.0 points), Donnie Tillman (6.4 rebounds), Sedrick Barefield (3.3 assists).
  • Coach: Larry Krystkowiak (179-117, 137-97 at Utah)
  • Best wins: vs. Tulsa (69-64), vs. Grand Canyon (75-66), vs. Northern Arizona (76-62)
  • NET ranking: 142
  • Fast fact: The Utes raised the bar in non-conference play, but lost games to high-profile opponents Kentucky and Nevada.

Stanford Cardinal

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 7-5
  • Statistical leaders: KZ Okpala (16.6 points), KZ Okpala (6.1 rebounds), Daejon Davis (3.8 assists).
  • Coach: Jerod Haase (120-91, 40-38 at Stanford)
  • Best wins: vs. Seattle (96-74), vs. Portland State (79-67), vs. San Jose State (78-73)
  • NET ranking: 110
  • Fast fact: The Cardinal faced three ranked teams (North Carolina, Wisconsin and Kansas) and dropped all three games. They did take the Jayhawks into overtime, however. Other losses came to Florida and USF.

Oregon State Beavers

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 8-4
  • Statistical leaders: Tres Tinkle (19.8 points), Tres Tinkle (8.7 rebounds), Tres Tinkle (4.2 assists).
  • Coach: Wayne Tinkle (216-159, 58-70 at Oregon State)
  • Best wins: vs. Old Dominion (61-56), vs. Penn (74-58), vs. Long Beach State (75-72)
  • NET ranking: 95
  • Fast fact: The Beavers have come up on the short end in games against Missouri, Saint Louis, Texas A&M and Kent State in non-conference play.

California Golden Bears

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  • National ranking:
  • Record: 5-7
  • Statistical leaders: Paris Austin (14.2 points), Justice Sueing/Andre Kelly (5.8 rebounds), Paris Austin (5.1 assists).
  • Coach: Wyking Jones (13-30)
  • Best wins: vs. Santa Clara (78-66), vs. San Diego State (89-83), vs. Cal Poly (67-66)
  • NET ranking: 190
  • Fast fact: The Bears hibernated through a 2-5 start that included losses to Yale, St. John’s, Temple, Saint Mary’s and San Francisco. Fresno State and Seattle have also defeated Cal.

Washington State Cougars

  • National ranking:
  • Record: 7-6
  • Statistical leaders: Robert Franks (22.1 points), Robert Franks (7.9 rebounds), Viont’e Daniels (4.4 assists).
  • Coach: Ernie Kent (379-333, 54-80 at WSU)
  • Best wins: vs. CSU Northridge (103-94), vs. Idaho (90-70), vs. Rider (94-80)
  • NET ranking: 182
  • Fast fact: The Cougars enter Pac-12 play on a three-game slide — losing to San Diego, New Mexico State and Santa Clara.