Pac-12 Football Weekend Recap: Week 9


Recap of Week 9 in the PAC 12

USC 19 – Utah 3

Oct 26, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; USC Trojans defensive end George Uko (90) points across the kin be of scrimmage to the Utah Utes offense during fourth quarter action at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Trojans won 19-3. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

USC went up against Utah in Los Angeles Memorial Stadium on Saturday. The game ended in victory for Southern California, 19-3. Nelson Agholor scored the only touchdown of the game with a 30-yard reception. Quarterback Cody Kessler threw for 230 yards and a touchdown.

The win put USC at 5-3 overall, leaving them one win away from a bowl game, and Utah at 4-4. USC’s defense forced four turnovers. After Utah’s recent win over No. 5 ranked Stanford, hopes were high for Utes fans, but this loss is going to make it difficult for the team to see a bowl game.

No. 2 Oregon 42 – No. 12 UCLA 14

Oct 26, 2013; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon Ducks running back De

No. 2 Oregon faced No. 12 UCLA on Saturday, where the Ducks dominated with a score of 42-14. The game was still a possible win for either team going into the fourth quarter, but the Ducks scored three touchdowns, locking the the win.

Marcus Mariota passed for 230 yards. Byron Marshall led in rushing yards with 113, and 19 carries.

Arizona 44 – Colorado 20

Oct 26, 2013; Boulder, CO, USA; Arizona Wildcats quarterback B.J. Denker (7) scrambles with the ball in the third quarter against the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field. The Wildcats won 44-20. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Colorado’s losing streak continues with a loss against Arizona, 44-20, on Saturday at Folsom Field.

Ka’Deem Carey stole the show with four touchdowns, running for 119 yards. Quarterback B.J. Denker led the team rushing yards at 192, and passed for 265 yards.

Stanford 20 – Oregon State 12

Oct 26, 2013; Corvallis, OR, USA; Oregon State Beavers running back Storm Woods (24) fumbles the ball during the 2nd half against the Stanford Cardinal at Reser Stadium. Stanford defeated Oregon State 20-12. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Stanford, No. 8 in the PAC-12, claimed a win against No. 25 Oregon State, 20 – 12, on Saturday. Tyler Gaffney carried 22 times for 145 yards, scoring three touchdowns.

Kevin Hogan passed for 88 yards, completing 8 of 18 passes. Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion, passed for one touchdown and 271 yards, beating out Hogan in positional stats. Oregon State receiver Brandin Cooks, ended the game with nine catches and 80 yards, leading for both teams.

Washington 41 – California 17

Oct 26, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Washington Huskies quarterback Keith Price (17) rushes for a touchdown against the California Golden Bears during the third quarter at Husky Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Washington captured a win over California comfortably at Husky Stadium on Saturday. This was California’s sixth consecutive loss. Bishop Sankey had a career high of 241 yards rushing.

Quarterback Keith Price achieved 376 yards passing, and two touchdowns. Washington doubled the Bears in rushing yards at 262 overall.