In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Eight Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Eight Picks

Ken Cross

October 17 One of the nation’s premier games this weekend is a battle of the ACC's top teams. A win for the Wolfpack could push them into the national championship race. The Tigers’ renowned defensive front will test any and all pass protection schemes of NC State’s offensive line FULL STORY

Emotions high as No. 25 Cougars host No. 12 Ducks

Emotions high as No. 25 Cougars host No. 12 Ducks

The Sports Xchange

October 16 The game between Washington State (5-1, 2-1) and Oregon (5-1, 2-1) will go a long way to determining the North champion because the winner will have a two-game edge over the other with the loss column and tie-breaker. FULL STORY

USC loses OLB Gustin to season-ending ankle injury

USC loses OLB Gustin to season-ending ankle injury

The Sports Xchange

October 14 Gustin suffered a fractured ankle late in Saturday night's 31-20 win over Colorado and will undergo surgery this week, missing the rest of his senior season, Trojans coach Clay Helton said Sunday night. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Seven Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Seven Picks

Ken Cross

October 10 Autzen Stadium on a Saturday night should grab the attention of anyone who begs to know even a little bit about college football. The Ducks lead the league in total defense, while Washington is second in total defense. FULL STORY

No. 19 Colorado faces biggest test yet at USC

No. 19 Colorado faces biggest test yet at USC

The Sports Xchange

October 09 "Game of runs" typically refers to basketball. The concept also applies in a few ways to Saturday's Pac-12 Conference matchup at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, pitting No. 19-ranked Colorado against USC. FULL STORY

Oregon-Washington matchup has larger implications

Oregon-Washington matchup has larger implications

The Sports Xchange

October 09 It's no secret that fans from both Oregon and Washington don't get along. For years -- and for whatever reasons -- it seems that each team's fan base would rather beat the other even if it meant losing every other game. FULL STORY

College Football Playoff Doesn’t Need Musical Chairs

College Football Playoff Doesn’t Need Musical Chairs

Lyn Scarbrough

October 08 Fans of every Group of 5 conference understandably feel that their champion deserves to at least have a chance to compete for the national title. So, imagine how they feel when two teams from one conference are chosen for the Final Four. FULL STORY

Week Six Lowe Down: Texas, Miss. State pull upsets

Week Six Lowe Down: Texas, Miss. State pull upsets

Matt Lowe

October 05 It’s taken me a while to warm up to UCF as a potential College Football Playoff contender, but after watching the Knights play three times this season I’m officially on board. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Six picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Six picks

Ken Cross

October 03 The Tigers dodged two bullets last week as Travis Etienne and the Tigers’ rushing attack allowed Clemson to slip past Syracuse, who led 23-13 early in the fourth quarter. They also are fortunate to have Trevor Lawrence back up and running after he suffered a hit and left the game for good FULL STORY

No. 21 Colorado seeks 5-0 start vs. Arizona State

No. 21 Colorado seeks 5-0 start vs. Arizona State

The Sports Xchange

October 02 No. 21 Colorado has won its first four games for the first time in 20 years behind a "Folsom Fast" attack powered by quarterback Steven Montez and breakout wide receiver Laviska Shenault. FULL STORY

Pac-12 STANDINGS

North Division
TEAM
W-L
PF
PA
Washington State
5-1
251
143
Oregon
5-1
258
149
Washington
5-2
202
112
Stanford
4-2
154
132
California
3-3
138
161
Oregon State
1-5
189
282
South Division
TEAM
W-L
PF
PA
Colorado
5-1
209
123
Utah
4-2
171
96
USC
4-2
154
151
Arizona
3-4
192
201
Arizona State
3-3
179
127
UCLA
1-5
129
189