Pac-12 releases 2018-19 weekly pairings for ASU, Arizona basketball

Jul 16, 2018, 12:29 PM
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The Pac-12 announced its weekly pairings for the 2018-19 conference college basketball season on Monday, and for a second year in a row, the Arizona schools will play against the Los Angeles schools just once.

The Arizona Wildcats and Arizona State Sun Devils will not host UCLA or USC, nor travel to Washington and Washington State this coming season.

Last year, the Los Angeles schools did not host ASU or UA due to the conference schedule format of 18 games.

In the current scheduling format, rival schools that are paired on homestands and road trips — such as Arizona and Arizona State — play twice a season, but the rest of their conference season is a rotating slate. The 16 games remaining include playing six other Pac-12 opponents twice and four more just once per season.

The league has considered building the schedule up from 18 games to 20, allowing for rivalries to resume on a yearly basis while giving bubble teams more opportunity improve their postseason stock by playing more Pac-12 games.

Here are the schedule pairings for the conference slate with specific times and dates still to-be-determined.

Week of Jan. 2-6

Colorado/Utah at Arizona/Arizona State

Week of Jan. 9-13
Arizona/Arizona State at California/Stanford

Week of Jan. 16-20
Oregon/Oregon State at Arizona/Arizona State

Week of Jan. 23-27
Arizona/Arizona State at UCLA/USC

Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 3
Arizona at Arizona State

Week of Feb. 6-10
Washington/Washington State at Arizona/Arizona State

Week of Feb. 13-17
Arizona/Arizona State at Colorado/Utah

Week of Feb. 20-24
California/Stanford at Arizona/Arizona State

Week of Feb. 27-March 3
Arizona/Arizona State at Oregon/Oregon State

Week of March 6-9 (Regular season ends Saturday, March 9)
Arizona State at Arizona

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