Pac-12 Releases 2016 Conference Pairings

Pac-12 Releases 2016 Conference Pairings

SAN FRANCISCO--- The Pac-12 Conference announced Arizona's league pairings for the upcoming 2016 conference schedule on Wednesday.

While the home and away designations have been set for each week, the exact dates of games and order of teams each week will not be determined until the final television selections are finalized in late August or early September.

The Wildcats will open the Pac-12 slate at home for the second consecutive year, beginning with Stanford and California (in no particular order) from Jan. 2-4th. Arizona will then hit the road and visit the Washington schools on Jan. 8-10th before returning home to take on Colorado and Utah (in no particular order) on Jan 15-17th.

The Cats will then participate in their annual home/away series with Arizona State on Feb. 22-24th before heading up to the Pacific Northwest to take on the Oregon schools Jan. 29-31st. UA will then return to McKale Center to clash with the Los Angeles schools Feb. 5-7th before heading up to Northern California to play the Bay Area schools Feb. 12-14th.

The Cats will conclude their regular season home slate with the Washington schools Feb. 19-21st before ending the regular season at the Los Angeles schools Feb.26-28th.

Arizona will kick off the 2015-16 campaign on Nov. 10 with an exhibition contest at home against Eastern New Mexico before playing the regular season opener at Toledo on Nov. 14.

Arizona's Conference Pairings:
Jan. 2-4 California/Stanford
Jan. 8-10 at Washington State/ Washington
Jan. 15-17 Utah/Colorado
Jan. 22-24 Arizona State/Arizona State
Jan. 29-31 at Oregon/Oregon State
Feb. 5-7 USC/UCLA
Feb. 12-14 at California/Stanford
Feb. 19-21 Washington State/ Washington
Feb. 26-28 at USC/UCLA