Feb 14, 2014; Tempe, AZ, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils center Jordan Bachynski (13) celebrates with the fans after defeating the Arizona Wildcats 69-66 in double overtime at Wells Fargo Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Pac-12 basketball power rankings: Week 15


The highlight of the Pac-12 conference this week came on Valentine’s Day as the No. 2 Arizona Wildcats traveled to Tempe, Az. to take on their in-state rival Arizona State Sun Devils. For the fans in attendance and those watching on their televisions, they were treated to quite the basketball game.

It took 10 extra minutes to decide this one on Friday night as Arizona and Arizona State battled until the final second ticked away in double overtime as the home team pulled off the upset and narrowed the gap that Arizona has on the UCLA Bruins and Sun Devils for conference supremacy.

Entering the week of Feb. 16, Arizona holds a one game lead over Arizona and two games over Arizona State and the Cal Bears with six games remaining on their schedule that ends on Mar. 8.

Here is how this week’s conference power rankings shake out for the conference that hopes to take seven teams to the NCAA Tournament.

  1. Arizona Wildcats (23-2, 10-2)
  2. UCLA Bruins (20-5, 9-3)
  3. Arizona State Sun Devils (19-6, 8-4)
  4. Colorado Buffaloes (19-6, 8-4)
  5. California Golden Bears (17-8, 8-4)
  6. Utah Utes (17-8, 6-7)
  7. Stanford Cardinal (16-8, 7-5)
  8. Washington Huskies (14-12, 6-7)
  9. Oregon Ducks (16-8, 4-8)
  10. Oregon State Beavers (13-11, 5-7)
  11. Washington State Cougars (9-16, 2-11)
  12. USC Trojans (10-14, 1-10)

Sound off in the comments section with your thoughts on this week’s Pac-12 power rankings.

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