Pac-12 preview: League has many new faces, but Stanford still team to beat

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Powerful Khalia Lanier, hitting in last year's NCAA Tournament, leads USC/Ed Chan,

The Pac-12 had nine NCAA Tournament teams and Stanford, this year’s AVCA preseason No. 1, made it to the national semifinals.Despite consistent coaching turnover, the league annually goes neck and neck with the Big Ten as the top two conferences in the sport.This year will be no exception, although once again the Pac-12 will look quite a bit different from the year before.

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