PHOENIX — The Pac-12 season got off to a rousing start with Stanford outlasting Southern California in a game that had streamers and fans flowing onto the field at Stanford Stadium.
The conference gets into full swing this week with five games, including a marquee-grabber that has the potential to top the Stanford-USC opener.
Two of the fastest teams in the country meet Saturday night in Eugene when No. 3 Oregon plays No. 22 Arizona in a game that could feature 200 plays and plenty to miss if you step away to get some popcorn.
In the other games, winless Colorado faces Washington State, Oregon State plays No. 19 UCLA, Cal is at No. 13 USC and Utah heads to the desert to play Arizona State.