The Pac-10 (soon to be the Pac-12) has been in the news quite often recently.
The conference has received some bad exposure (USC and Reggie Bush) and good rep (all the coaches traveled to the Big Apple to promote the Pac-10) recently.
On top of all this, the Pac-10 had its media day.
In the midst of all this, U of A has remained fairly silent.
But what should be noticed is that for the first time in many years, the Wildcats are actually predicted to finish in the top half of the conference (fifth in the preseason poll).
But, at the same time, seven different teams received first place votes.
This could be the most wide open Pac-10 we've seen in years.
And Arizona could take advantage of it. Here's why: