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Oregon State may become bowl eligible for 1st time since '13

Oct. 28, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Oregon State at California. Bowl-bound Beavers? Could be. A win would make Oregon State (5-2, 3-1 Pac-12) bowl-eligible for the first time since 2013. It could also push them into the Top...

Williams leads No. 13 Notre Dame past Southern Cal, 31-16

Oct. 24, 2021 01:53 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Kyren Williams and No. 13 Notre Dame's offensive line took a big step forward Saturday night, withstanding Southern California's fourth-quarter rally for a 31-16 victory. With fellow running back Chris Tyree sidelined by turf toe, Williams had...

No. 13 Irish and struggling USC renew intersectional rivalry

Oct. 21, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

USC (3-3) at No. 13 Notre Dame (5-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (NBC). Line: Notre Dame by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series: Notre Dame leads 49-37-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Brian Kelly’s Fighting...

Records meaningless whenever No. 13 Irish and Trojans meet

Oct. 21, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — There will be no Heisman Trophy favorites on the field and no national championships on the line when Southern California and No. 13 Notre Dame meet for the 92nd time Saturday night. Ignore the records and any scenarios. The struggling Trojans...

Whittingham among AP's Pac-12 award winners for 1st half

Oct. 19, 2021 16:55 PM EDT

The Utah Utes raised their voices — and their coach — after an emotional come-from-behind win over a ranked Arizona State team. They cheered in the locker room. They sang. They hoisted up coach Kyle Whittingham. The Utes (4-2, 3-0 Pac-12) reveled...

Utah defeats USC 42-26 in first game since Lowe's death

Oct. 10, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cameron Rising threw three touchdown passes and ran for another as Utah defeated Southern California 42-26 on Saturday night. It was the first game for the Utes since safety Aaron Lowe was killed in a shooting at a post-game party on Sept. 26, nine...

Utah faces USC in first game since Aaron Lowe's death

Oct. 07, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the second time in less than a year, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham is trying to help his players deal with the loss of a teammate. Whittingham hopes the Utes can find some solace on the field when they play at Southern California on Saturday, their...

Stanford at No. 22 Arizona State tops Pac-12 slate

Oct. 07, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Stanford (3-2, 2-1 Pac-12) at No. 22 Arizona State (4-1, 2-0). Both teams are coming off impressive wins. The Cardinal took down No. 8 Oregon 31-24 last week after scoring on an untimed...

TCU transfer Barlow helps spark USC's improving run offense

Oct. 06, 2021 01:30 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clay Helton always insisted Southern California would be able to find balance between the run and pass in its version of the Air Raid offense. Three games after Helton’s dismissal, the Trojans finally found it with 218 yards rushing on 35 attempts...

Pac-12's CFP chances not quite dead even after Oregon loss

Oct. 05, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

The knee-jerk reaction to Oregon's loss to Stanford was that the Pac-12's College Football Playoff hopes are gone. Not quite. The conference still has a shot to get a team into the playoff for the first time since 2017, but the road definitely got a...