The 2012 Pac-12 Tournament bracket was released over the weekend, and though the field isn't thought to be very talented, the Washington Huskies earned the top seed. The top four teams will begin play on Thursday, receiving a first round bye, while the remaining eight teams begin their conference tournament schedule on Wednesday.
The Huskies, along with Cal, Oregon and Arizona, all earned first round byes by finishing the conference schedule with the top four records. The remaining teams tip off at noon on Wednesday, starting with a game between Washington State and Oregon State at noon on Fox Sports Net.
The full schedule is included below. All times are Pacific.
First Round: Wednesday, March 7
12:00 p.m.: No. 8 Washington State vs. No. 9 Oregon State (Fox Sports Net)
2:30 p.m.: No. 5 UCLA vs. No. 12 USC (Fox Sports Net)
6:00 p.m.: No. 7 Stanford vs. No. 10 Arizona State (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m.: No. 6 Colorado vs. No. 11 Utah (Fox Sports Net)
Second Round: Thursday, March 8
12:00 p.m.: No. 1 Washington vs. Oregon State/Washington State winner (Fox Sports Net)
2:30 p.m.: No. 4 Arizona vs. UCLA/USC winner (Fox Sports Net)
6:00 p.m.: No. 2 Cal vs. Stanford/Arizona State winner (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m.: No. 3 Oregon vs. Colorado/Utah winner (Fox Sports Net)
Semifinals: Friday, March 9
6:00 p.m.: Semifinal No. 1: Winners of early Thursday games (Fox Sports Net)
8:30 p.m.: Semifinal No. 2: Winners of evening Thursday games (Fox Sports Net)
Championship: Saturday, March 10
3:00 p.m.: Championship Game (CBS)
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