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Arizona women’s basketball picked to finish last in Pac-12

The Arizona women’s basketball team was picked to finish last in the Pac-12 by the conference coaches, Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott announced Monday at the Pac-12 women’s basketball Media Day in San Francisco.

The Wildcats come into the 2012-13 season with eight newcomers and five returning players led by senior guard Devellyn Whyte.

Whyte led the Wildcats with averages of 17 points, 2.6 steals and 2.2 three-pointers per game, and was second on the team with 6.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. Whyte was also named a 2012 Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention.

Stanford was selected as the favorite to win the Pac-12, marking the 12th year in a row the Cardinal was selected to win the Pac-12 title, and they were followed in the top three by California and UCLA.

The Wildcats’ most devastating loss of the 2011-12 season came when Stanford crushed the UA by a score of 91-51, which is the most points an opponent scored on Arizona last season.

USC, ASU and Oregon State (tied), Utah, Washington, Colorado, Washington State and Oregon round out the rest of the rankings.

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