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Luton, late stop helps Oregon St. beat Arizona St. 35-34

Nov. 17, 2019 12:19 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jake Luton passed for 288 yards and four touchdowns, leading Oregon State to a 35-34 victory over Arizona State on Saturday night. Oregon State’s defense came up with two second half turnovers, and a key stop on a 2-point conversion attempt to help preserve the win. The...

Sun Devils needs a win vs Oregon State to be bowl eligible

Nov. 15, 2019 6:42 PM EST

The game between Arizona State and Oregon State might not appear to be a super compelling matchup, but to the Beavers it is vitally important. A win would get the Beavers (4-5, 3-3 Pac-12) one step closer to a goal that has been out of reach since 2013: a bowl berth. The Sun Devils (5-4, 2-4) are essentially a...

UCLA’s hopes for South title still alive facing No. 8 Utah

Nov. 14, 2019 12:15 PM EST

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: UCLA at No. 8 Utah. Strange as it sounds, the Bruins could throw a giant wrench into the Pac-12’s hopes of returning to the College Football Playoff by pulling an unlikely upset in Salt Lake City. Utah holds a one-game lead...

Florida, Arizona State schedule football series for '28, '31

Nov. 12, 2019 2:06 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Arizona State have agreed to play a home-and-home series beginning in 2028. The school announced the deal Tuesday. The Gators will make the trip to Tempe, Arizona, in 2028, and the Sun Devils will travel to Gainesville three years later. It's the latest step in both...

USC holds on to beat Arizona State 31-26

Nov. 9, 2019 8:45 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Christian Rector saw a receiver break free off the edge and slipped into coverage. Realizing the ball was coming his way, he stuck his hand up, tipped it to himself and made a diving interception. With one nimble play, Southern California's 6-foot-4, 270-pound defensive lineman halted...

USC coach's job shaky as Trojans await Arizona State

Nov. 8, 2019 4:46 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Southern California coach Clay Helton kept his job last year despite the Trojans' first losing season since 2000. As USC stumbles through another mediocre season and a new athletic director is in place, the calls for Helton's job grow louder by the loss. The key Saturday against Arizona...

USC at Arizona State headlines Pac-12 this week

Nov. 7, 2019 4:07 PM EST

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Southern California at Arizona State. Two teams in need of a win meet in the desert Saturday afternoon. The Trojans need it and maybe a couple more to possibly save coach Clay Helton's job. USC (5-4, 4-2 Pac-12) is just one game...

Colorado, UCLA finding stride led by WR Shenault, RB Kelley

Nov. 1, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colorado and UCLA are finding success behind their standout players. Wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. for the Buffaloes and running back Joshua Kelley for the Bruins are hitting their stride. They're coming off their best performances of the season ahead of the matchup on Saturday....

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...