Kevin Pelton previews the 2014-15 season in the Pac-12 Conference. Arizona is the favorite this season, but UCLA, Stanford and Utah could make some noise.
Kevin Pelton previews the 2014-15 season for the UCLA Bruins.
Kevin Pelton previews the 2014-15 season for the Colorado Buffaloes.
Kevin Pelton previews the 2014-15 season for the Stanford Cardinal.
Kevin Pelton previews the 2014-15 season for the Utah Utes.
Kevin Pelton previews the 2014-15 season for the Arizona Wildcats. With an even deeper team in 2014-15, Sean Miller's squad is an early favorite to make a deep tournament run.
Following 7-foot-6 center Mamadou Ndiaye's breakout performance in UC Irvine's win over Washington, Kevin Pelton breaks down the big man's developing game and pro prospects.
Lorenzo Romar's team played slower than any he's had in Montlake last season. This year, the Huskies have more depth and a chance to be better -- and faster.
A suspension to top player Eric Moreland puts a damper on what should have been a season of improved prospects in Corvallis. Now, Craig Robinson will need his team to exceed expectations early.
Coach Ken Bone has a lot of experience back, plus an exciting freshman wing player, but if the Cougars don't defend better, they won't have a chance at a postseason berth.
After taking a step forward in 2012-13, Larry Krystowiak's current team is younger, and could take a step back this season. However, the young players give the team a better shot in the years to come.
Dana Altman again has a team that will get a lot of value out of the transfer market. However, he also has a backcourt nucleus, and a team capable of heading back to the NCAA tournament.
Led by freshman phenom Aaron Gordon, Sean Miller has a young team, but a deep one. This is, on paper, the Pac-12's best group.
Tad Boyle lost Andre Roberson, but he returns a team that has enough talent to take him to another NCAA tournament.
Mike Montgomery has a team that appears likely to finish somewhere in the middle of the pack in the Pac-12. But that doesn't mean an NCAA tournament appearance isn't likely.
A new coach at UCLA always means a new set of great expectations, but Steve Alford has the pieces to push the Bruins deep into March.