“We’re in the conversation.”
That’s how Arizona coach Sean Miller accessed his team’s chances at a obtaining a No. 1 seed after his team easily defeated Oregon 80-52 Saturday night in Vegas to win the Pac-12 Tournament.
Over at ESPN Joey Brackets still has Arizona as a two-seed. Make of it what you will, but the Wildcats, upon defeating Oregon easily 80-52 Saturday night in Vegas, have won 11 straight games and appear to be hitting the proverbial “peak” college basketball coaches die for, stay up at night devising plans for and all of us amateur bracketeers give extra credence to.
Arizona has an RPI of 7 and a 30-3 record, with no losses to teams in the RPI Top 100. The losses include:
Arizona Losses 2015 Regular Season.
|103||Dec. 23||@ UNLV||67-71|
|133||Jan. 11||@ Oregon St||56-58|
|101||Feb. 7||@ Arizona St||78-81|