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Zona picked to Finish 2nd at Pac-12 Media Day; Oregon picked to Win Pac-12

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Apart from a "Friday Football Fever kinda' day" in the Old Pueblo with a number of key matchups featuring Tucson-area high school football teams, the big news hitting our state deals with the Arizona Wildcat Basketball team and Pac-12 Media Day.  It all went down in San Francisco, CA. Here's more from Arizona Athletics:

The Pac-12 Conference has released its predicted order of finish, and the Arizona Wildcats finished second in the league's preseason media poll. UA garnered 298 points and four first-place votes, finishing behind only Oregon. UA claimed four of the 27 possible first-place votes, while Oregon secured the other 23.

It marks the first time in four seasons that Arizona has not been picked to win the conference in the October poll. The release of the poll was one of the many parts of Pac-12 Media Day in San Francisco on Friday, which you can follow along with here.

Head coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats will unofficially open the season with a pair of home exhibitions versus College of Idaho (Nov. 1) and Chico State (Nov. 6) inside the friendly confines of the McKale Center. UA will play their regular season opener against Michigan State in the 2016 Armed Forces Classic in Honolulu on Friday, Nov. 11.

COMPLETE PRESEASON MEDIA POLL
Place     Team (1st Place Votes)  Points
1st           Oregon (23)                    320
2nd          Arizona (4)                      298
3rd          UCLA                                259
4th          California                         209
5th          Colorado                          199
6th          Washington                     167
7th          USC                                   163
8th          Utah                                   142
9th          Oregon State                    122
10th        Stanford                            119
11th        Arizona State                     78
12th        Washington State              30

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