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This Week In Pac-12 Basketball - Entering The Slow Season Before Conference Play

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Welcome to our weekly look at Pac-12 basketball. We take a quick look at what happened in the past week and breakdown the best games in the week to come.

Top 3 upcoming games: It's going to be slow for the next couple of weeks outside of a couple of marquee games until Pac-12 play begins. Two great match-ups and a "really, that's the best you could find?" headline the coming week (Washington and Marquette are playing as I type). Lucky for us, the Buffs play two games at the Coors Event Center.

Arizona Wildcats at Florida Gators, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m., ESPN: Coming off of two wins last week, Arizona has a golden opportunity to break back into the Top 25 with a road win over the No. 12 ranked Gators.
Washington Huskies vs. Duke Blue Devils, Saturday, 10:00 a.m., CBS: The Pac-12's second big match-up takes place at Madison Square Garden when the Huskies (who will be huge underdogs) try and take down the No. 5 Blue Devils.
New Mexico Lobos at USC Trojans, Saturday, 5:00 p.m., Fox Sports West: Yep, this is the third best game I could find this week. Hey, the Lobos are 6-2...

A look at each team after the jump...

Stanford Cardinal - 8-1, 0-0
Last week: Win vs. Seattle (72-49), Win vs. N.C. State (76-72)
This week: Sat vs. San Diego, Mon vs. Bethune-Cookman

Oregon St. Beavers - 6-1, 0-0
Last week: Win vs. Montana (71-46)
This week: Fri vs. Idaho

Arizona Wildcats - 6-2, 0-0
Last week: Win at New Mexico State (83-76), Win vs. Northern Arizona (53-39)
This week: Wed at Florida, Sat vs Clemson

California Golden Bears - 6-2, 0-0
Last week: Loss at San Diego State (64-63)
This week: Wed vs. San Jose State, Sun vs. Jackson State

Oregon Ducks - 4-2, 0-0
Last week: Win vs. UTEP (64-59), Loss at BYU (65-79)
This week: Sat vs. Fresno State, Mon vs. Portland State

Washington Huskies - 4-2, 0-0
Last week: Win at Nevada (76-73)
This week: Tue at Marquette, Sat at Duke

Colorado Buffaloes - 4-3, 0-0
Last week: Loss at Air Force (xx-xx)
This week: Wed vs. Fresno State, Fri vs. Wyoming

Washington St. Cougars - 4-4, 0-0
Last week: Win vs. Grambling State (69-37), Win vs. Eastern Washington (75-49)
This week: Wed at Idaho, Sun vs. Santa Clara

USC Trojans - 4-5, 0-0
Last week: Win at UC Riverside (56-35), Loss at Minnesota (40-55)
This week: Sat vs. New Mexico

Arizona St. Sun Devils - 3-4, 0-0
Last week: Win at Tulsa (67-64)
This week: Wed vs. Nevada, Sat vs. North Dakota State, Mon vs. Southern Miss

UCLA Bruins - 2-5, 0-0
Last week: Loss vs. Texas (59-69)
This week: Sat vs. Pennsylvania

Utah Utes - 1-6, 0-0
Last week: Loss vs. Fresno State (52-82)
This week: Wed vs. Cal-State Fullerton, Sat vs. BYU