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Oregon picked first, WSU last in Pac-10 poll

No surprise, WSU was picked to finish last in the Pac-10 media poll. For more, read on.

• The 35 voters in this year's Pac-10 poll picked seven different teams to win the conference (that's a record). Oregon led the way with 15 first-place votes and 314 points. USC was right behind with 311 points and 12 first-place votes. After that, the other first-place nods went to Oregon State (3), Arizona (2) and Stanford, Washington and UCLA one apiece. Here is the list with the number of points received on a 10-9-8, etc., system. ...

1. Oregon...314

2. USC...311

3. OSU...262

4. Stanford...233

5. Arizona...222

6. Washington...209

7. Cal...175

8. UCLA...134

9. ASU...81

10. WSU...39

• With 39 votes, that means four voters did not vote Washington State 10th. And, no, I'm not one of those four.


• That's all for now. We'll be back soon. Until then ...

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