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Around the Pac-12: Verdell turns heads among Pac-12 RBs

Oct. 29, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

In a lot of ways, CJ Verdell is like Oregon predecessor LaMichael James: What he lacks in size he makes up for with toughness and speed. The Ducks sophomore has emerged as a running back to watch with a record-setting performance against Washington State, joining Utah's Zack Moss and UCLA's Joshua Kelley among...

Kelley has career-high 4 TDs, UCLA beats No. 24 Arizona St.

Oct. 27, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — UCLA coach Chip Kelly has often said that when running back Joshua Kelley plays well, the Bruins have a shot of winning. The senior running back had a career night Saturday, which is why the Bruins were able to beat a Top 25 team for the second time this season. Kelley scored a...

No. 24 Arizona State looks to bounce back at UCLA

Oct. 24, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

No. 24 Arizona State (5-2, 2-2 Pac-12) at UCLA (2-5, 2-2), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network). Line: Arizona State by 3 1/2. Series record: UCLA leads 20-14-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Arizona State can get bowl eligible with a win but is looking to bounce back after a 21-3 loss at No. 12 Utah last Saturday. UCLA...

Moss sets record, leads No. 13 Utah past No. 17 Arizona St

Oct. 19, 2019 10:43 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With its star running back and quarterback knocked out of the game in the first half, No. 13 Utah's hopes for a special season seemed as dim as the dark clouds around Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday night. The rain kept falling but the mood changed considerably, with Zack Moss...

ASU, Utah offenses take center stage in key Pac-12 showdown

Oct. 18, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rugged defense has defined Utah and Arizona State since the start of the season. Now their offenses are grabbing the attention as they prepare to face off in a key Pac-12 South showdown Saturday. Tyler Huntley was the driving force behind back-to-back wins over Washington State and...

No. 13 Utah battles No. 17 Arizona State in key Pac-12 game

Oct. 17, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

No. 17 Arizona State (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) at No. 13 Utah (5-1, 2-1), Saturday at 6 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network) Line: Utah by 13. Series record: Arizona State leads 22-8 WHAT'S AT STAKE? A victory will allow either No. 13 Utah or No. 17 Arizona State to claim a valuable tiebreaker and get a leg up in a heated Pac-12...

ASU making noise at midseason; Gordon stands out among QBs

Oct. 15, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

The Pac-12 is a jumble at the halfway point after some surprising early season results but some themes have emerged. First, Oregon has rebounded after the loss to Auburn in the opener and is in control in the North Division with a five-game winning streak. In the South, it's still anyone's race to win. A couple...

No. 18 Arizona State rallies to beat Washington State 38-34

Oct. 12, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State's defense limited the damage of a late shanked punt, holding Washington State to a field goal and a three-point lead. That set the stage for Jayden Daniels. The unflappable freshman quarterback has thrived in late moments like these through his first season and added...

No. 18 Arizona State wary of Washington State's offense

Oct. 11, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State had a week off to recover from injuries, refocus for the rest of the season and get ready for the next opponent. The Sun Devils no doubt needed the extra time to prepare for one of the most difficult to defend offenses in the country. On Saturday, No. 18 Arizona State...

USC faces 3rd straight ranked foe taking on No. 9 Notre Dame

Oct. 10, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Southern California at No. 9 Notre Dame. The last time we saw the Trojans, they were getting run over by Washington two weeks ago and all the optimism from the upset home win over Utah evaporated. QB Kedon Slovis will be back...