Found March 18, 2013 on Oregon Sports News:
Unpredictably predictable.  It is normally the other way around, but this year everything seems backwards.  No team has been able to lay a solid claim as the top team in the nation all year long.  Indiana had multiple chances at the top, Duke, Michigan, and Louisville could not hold onto it, and you would be hard-pressed to find a consensus that current number one Gonzaga is the best team.  The Pac-12 has been the same, with Arizona, UCLA and Oregon all failing to establish the top team in the conference.  UCLA had it at the end of the year, but all three stayed close because of losses in winnable games.  Arizona could not hold off a 14-18 USC team.  UCLA fell to Pac-12 doormat Washington State.  Oregon lost to 15-18 Utah.  These losses piled up as all of college basketball paid the final toll for a basketball class lacking in senior leadership. When all was settled, five Pac-12 teams made the final tournament.  UCLA, Cal, Colorado, Oregon, and Arizona will put those losse...
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