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After a rough start in Pac-12 play, it appears the Buffs have returned to their pre-conference form, as they've won three in a row, including two at home this week against top-100 opponents (Stanford, Cal).
Good luck figuring this team out. The Bruins got a signature road win against Arizona only to be dominated during the weekend by Arizona State.
It should be noted, however, that Travis Wear missed the entirety of that game, and the Bruins aren't the same team without him. (What North Carolina fan ever thought that would be an accurate sentence?)
Arizona State Sun Devils
The Sun Devils are quickly rising up bracketology boards. After dominating UCLA, which gives them two marquee Pac-12 wins, they are now No. 53 in the RPI and a legitimate challenger in the Pac-12.
Now, lets see Herb Sendek's squad do it on the road against the reeling Washington schools.
We'll keep the Huskies here for another week, but consider them safely on the very outer edge of the bubble.
The Dawgs lost at Oregon in a sloppy, but hard-fought game. It was what you can call an encouraging loss. However, they also lost at Oregon State, giving them two defeats to two of the conference's worst teams.
The Rest (alphabetical order)
California Golden Bears
Oregon State Beavers
Washington State Cougars