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How the Pac-12 decided to implement standards for nonconference basketball schedules

Mike Hopkins and the Dawg Pack sense the 3-pointer, but it was a shot that wildly missed its mark – as did most of Washington’s outside shooting.  Washington was just 3-20 from the 3-point arc against Oregon.  The University of Washington men’s basketball team played the University of Oregon in the regular season finale for both teams Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, WA. 209531 209531

The process of implementing tougher nonconference schedules in the Pac-12 was years in the making and required approval from CEOs. Here's how it all went down.

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