McLaughlin: UCLA or Arizona First Pac-12 Natty since 1997?

Spencer is joined by 'Locked On UCLA' host Zach Anderson-Yoxsimer to discuss the possibilities

Posted on March 2, 2023

  By Spencer McLaughlin of Locked on CFB for SuperWest Sports


Pac-12 Men’s Basketball has not seen a team go all the way through March Madness and emerge as a national champion since Arizona did so in 1997.

The UCLA Bruins, led by Mick Cronin, and the Arizona Wildcats under Tommy Lloyd, have the best chance—and the only realistic chance—to end that drought.

On today’s episode of Locked On Pac-12, I’m joined by ‘Locked On UCLA’ host Zach Anderson-Yoxsimer.

UCLA has the fourth-best odds to win the National Championship in basketball this year but might need some help along the way.

Arizona is the other team—and, frankly, the only other notable team—the Pac-12 sends to March Madness this year with a chance to make a run.

Plus, we answer the question, “what has gone wrong with Pac-12 basketball?”

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