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No. 6 Oregon downs Arizona 34-6 for 9th straight win

Nov. 17, 2019 3:30 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — In securing a spot in the Pac-12 title game, Justin Herbert marveled at how far Oregon had come since his freshman year. Herbert threw for 333 yards and four touchdowns and No. 6 Oregon won its ninth straight game and clinched the Pac-12 North with a 34-6 victory over Arizona on...

Slovis’ 4 TD passes lead USC past California 41-17

Nov. 17, 2019 3:08 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The matchup between Southern California’s dynamic passing game and California’s stingy pass defense was a mismatch and so was the game between the Trojans and Golden Bears. Kedon Slovis had his third 400-yard passing game in the past four weeks and threw four touchdown...

No. 8 Utah routs UCLA 49-3 to improve to 9-1.

Nov. 17, 2019 1:14 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah dominated yet another opponent on both sides of the ball. The No. 8 Utes smothered UCLA on offense and shredded the Bruins on defense on their way to a 49-3 victory on Saturday night. It was the largest margin of victory for Utah in a Pac-12 game. Utah (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12, No. 7...

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

Nov. 17, 2019 12:57 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — For as much growth as Oregon State has displayed in year two of the Jonathan Smith era, a signature home victory had eluded the Beavers. That is no longer the case. Jake Luton, one of 16 players honored during pregame festivities on senior day, passed for 288 yards and four...

California LB Evan Tattersall taken off field on stretcher

Nov. 17, 2019 12:51 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California linebacker Evan Tattersall was taken off the field on a stretcher and taken to the hospital after being hit in the head on kickoff coverage. Tattersall was running down on coverage Saturday night when Southern California linebacker Juliano Falaniko appeared to lower his...

Gordon leads Washington State over Stanford 49-22

Nov. 16, 2019 9:00 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon threw for 520 yards and five touchdowns in a victory over Stanford, and coach Mike Leach was full of praise for the senior on Saturday. “Right now he is probably playing quarterback better than anyone in the country,” said...

Samford’s big 2nd quarter leads to 31-13 win over W Carolina

Nov. 16, 2019 6:52 PM EST

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Liam Welch passed for one score and ran for another as Samford rallied past Western Carolina 31-13 on Saturday. The Bulldogs (5-6, 4-4 Southern Conference) spotted Western Carolina (3-8, 2-6) a 10-point lead before a punt return for a TD, a Welch run and a Mitchell Fineran field goal...

Romney backs paying college athletes to help poor players

Nov. 15, 2019 7:40 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday his support for allowing college athletes to profit from their name and image isn’t driven by a desire to help a star quarterback score endorsement deals, but to help poor athletes get extra money to help their families. “We have in many...

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...

USC’s passing game looking to test stingy Cal secondary

Nov. 15, 2019 4:09 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — For a team that has historically produced a bevy of talented, top-tier running backs, USC has had a lot of success this season throwing the ball. The Trojans have the second-most prolific passing game in the Pac-12, and freshman quarterback Kedon Slovis has had multiple touchdown...