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College basketball rankings: UCLA 3rd, Oregon 5th, Arizona 7th

Three teams from the Pac-12 can win it all.

NCAA Basketball: Arizona at Arizona State David Kadlubowski-USA TODAY Sports

Three Pac-12 teams finish the regular season in the top seven. So you have to feel like three Pac-12 teams are in the hunt for a national title.

A look at the AP Poll rankings for Pac-12 teams.

3rd: UCLA Bruins. UCLA finished February with some crucial wins, including beating all of the other three Pac-12 tournament-bound squads. A 2 seed (perhaps a 1 seed?) is definitely within sight if they can beat Arizona and Oregon in the Pac-12 tournament.

5th: Oregon Ducks. Oregon hasn’t had a signature win in awhile, but they’ve taken care of business for much of the season and seem to be in perfect contention.

7th: Arizona Wildcats. Arizona had quite the season, but they’ll still have some work to do if they want favorable seeding come Sunday. A likely matchup against UCLA on Friday will provide them with that opportunity.

The USC Trojans finished 32nd overall.

2017 AP regular season poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Kansas (59) 28-3 1,619
2 Villanova (2) 28-3 1,517
3 UCLA (3) 28-3 1,487
4 Gonzaga (1) 30-1 1,430
5 Oregon 27-4 1,364
6 North Carolina 26-6 1,291
7 Arizona 27-4 1,252
8 Kentucky 26-5 1,182
9 Baylor 25-6 1,084
10 Louisville 24-7 1,047
11 West Virginia 24-7 958
12 SMU 27-4 849
13 Purdue 25-6 839
14 Duke 23-8 667
15 Cincinnati 27-4 634
16 Florida State 24-7 631
17 Florida 24-7 617
18 Butler 23-7 538
19 Saint Mary's 27-3 456
20 Wichita State 30-4 401
21 Virginia 21-9 400
22 Notre Dame 23-8 394
23 Iowa State 20-10 147
24 Wisconsin 23-8 139
25 Maryland 24-7 47
Others Receiving Votes: Middle Tennessee (27-4) 28; Oklahoma State (20-11) 23; Minnesota (23-8) 22; Michigan (20-11) 16; Dayton (24-6) 11; Seton Hall (20-10) 9; Southern California (23-8) 6; Providence (20-11) 5; Vermont (27-5) 3; VCU (24-7) 2; Arkansas (23-8) 2; Wake Forest (18-12) 2; Miami (Fla.) (20-10) 2; Princeton (21-6) 1; Creighton (23-8) 1; UNC-Wilmington (28-5) 1; Michigan State (18-13) 1