Cal's breakthrough in 2013 gives the rest of the Pac-12 Conference's teams hope that they are closing the gap with perennial favorite Stanford.
Caught in a late-season slump, Washington hopes the home-court advantage at Seattle's KeyArena will help it turn things around in the Pac-12 tournament.
Stanford has reigned in the Pac-12 for a dozen years. Will this be the season it is knocked from the throne? Read on for our predictions for the league.
Stanford and Cal struggled but earned their places in the Pac-12 final.