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Andy Katz | NCAA.com Correspondent | September 14, 2019

5 predictions for the 2019-20 Pac-12 men's basketball season

Andy Katz shares his predictions for the Pac-12 this upcoming season

Only one program in the Pac-12 has never had a Player of the Year: the Colorado Buffaloes. While they didn't join the conference until 2011, even the Utah Utes (who joined that same year) have had a player receive the honor.

Andy Katz thinks that'll change in 2019-20, and that's just one of several predictions he has for the Pac-12 this season. Check out the rest of them right here. 

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Andy Katz's 2019-20 Pac-12 predictions

Player of the Year: McKinley Wright IV, Colorado
Freshman of the Year: Isaiah Stewart, Washington
Underrated: Remy Martin, Arizona State

Five important non-conference games:

  1. Oregon vs. Memphis, Portland, Nov. 12
  2. Colorado at Kansas, Dec. 7
  3. Washington vs. Baylor, Anchorage, Alaska, Nov. 8
  4. Arizona at Baylor, Dec. 7
  5. Illinois vs. Arizona, Nov. 10

Bold prediction: The much-maligned Pac-12 will get six teams into the NCAA tournament: Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Arizona, USC and Arizona State.

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