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Arizona's Loss Means The Pac-12 Has No Teams Left In The NCAA Tournament

Deandre Ayton walks up the floor during game.

TUCSON, AZ - MARCH 03: Deandre Ayton #13 of the Arizona Wildcats walks up court during the second half of the college basketball game against the California Golden Bears at McKale Center on March 3, 2018 in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Golden Bears 66-54 to win the PAC-12 Championship. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The 2017-2018 season was not the Pac-12's finest.

Arizona lost to 13-seed Buffalo on Thursday night in one of the most surprising upsets in recent memory. The Wildcats weren't a top three seed, but they'd won eight of their last nine and had cruised to a Pac-12 Tournament title. They were a popular national title pick - ESPN analyst Jay Williams even picked them to cut down the nets.

Arizona's loss doesn't just end their program's hopes of a solid tournament performance. The entire league they play in - the Pac-12 - is now out of the tournament.

The Pac-12 only had three teams in the tournament in the first place. Arizona State lost to Syracuse in one of the 'First Four' games on Wednesday night. UCLA lost to St. Bonaventure in another of them on Tuesday night.

It's the first time since 1986 that a Pac-12 team hasn't made it out of the first round.

It should be an interesting offseason at Arizona, given the FBI's investigation and the NCAA Tournament collapse. Will Sean Miller be the coach next year?