The Ducks, coming off an 11-2 season in which they won the Alamo Bowl, were picked to win the North Division on 37 of 39 ballots and got 24 votes to win the Pac-12 title game, according to voting announced Wednesday in conjunction with the kickoff to Pac-12 Media Day in Los Angeles.
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Catcher Shaun Chase (No. 8) and Scott Heineman (No. 10) both elected to return to Eugene instead of going pro.