Stanford is the favorite as the Pacific 10 men's swimming championships begin today at Cerritos Olympic Swim Center. The Cardinal has won five straight conference championships and is ranked No. 1 in the country this season.
Preliminary heats are scheduled for 11 a.m. each day with the finals beginning at 6 p.m.
Other top teams competing are fourth-ranked USC, fifth-ranked California, sixth-ranked Arizona State and seventh-ranked UCLA.