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Pac-12 tourney matchups set

Washington State and Washington are looking a rematch square in the face.

When the Pacific-12 Conference men’s basketball tournament begins Wednesday, the Cougars will face the Oregon State Beavers at 12:10 p.m. with the winner advancing to a quarterfinal matchup with the Huskies on Thursday.

Washington, which swept WSU in the regular season, won the regular-season Pac-12 championship and the tournament’s top seed when the Stanford Cardinal defeated the visiting California Golden Bears 75-70 on Sunday afternoon. Washington State is seeded eighth and Oregon State is seeded ninth.

Top to bottom the tournament seeds are 1) Washington, 2) California, 3) Oregon, 4) Arizona, 5) UCLA, 6) Colorado, 7) Stanford, 8) Washington State, 9) Oregon State, 10) Arizona State, 11) Utah, 12) USC.

The tournament begins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Stanford women undefeated in Pac-12 again

The Stanford Cardinal will be the top seed in the Pacific-12 Conference women’s tournament that begins Wednesday at the Galen Center in Los Angeles.

The Cardinal wrapped up their third consecutive undefeated conference season with a victory over the California Golden Bears on Sunday.

The Washington State Cougars, seeded 11th open tournament play against the No. 6 seed Oregon State Beavers on Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. The winner of that game will play the No. 3 seed Soutern California Trojans on Thursday at 7:15 p.m.

The eighth-seeded Washington Huskies play the tournament’s first game, Wednesday at noon against the No. 9 seed Oregon Ducks. That winner will play Stanford on Thursday.

The seeds are 1) Stanford, 2) California, 3) USC, 4) Arizona State, 5) UCLA, 6) Oregon State, 7) Utah, 8) Washington, 9) Oregon, 10) Colorado, 11) Washington State and 12) Arizona.

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