PAC-12 Recap: Week 13


Arizona State vs. Oregon, 42-16

Nov 23, 2013; Tucson, AZ, USA; Arizona Wildcats head coach Rich Rodriguez is doused by gatorade as the team celebrates in the closing seconds of the game against the Oregon Ducks at Arizona Stadium. Arizona defeated Oregon 42-16. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The most shocking upset of the week, even the year, is Arizona’s sweep against Oregon 42-16 on Saturday. Ka’Deem Carey scored four touchdowns on the night, and ran for 206 yards. Wildcat’s Terrence Miller was the receiving leader of the night with 88 receiving yards and a touchdown. De’Anthony was quoted saying he doesn’t care about going to a Rose Bowl because Oregon has been there, done that. Duck’s Josh Huff said he didn’t want to go to a Rose Bowl without going to the national championship. Now the hopes of both a national championship and a Rose Bowl are destroyed for Oregon.

Washington State vs. Utah, 49-37

Washington State battled it’s way into bowl eligibility on Saturday against Utah, winning 49-37. Cougar quarterback, Connor Halliday, had a strong game passing 488 yards for four touchdowns. Ute’s running back, Kelvin York, ended with 2 touchdowns and 94 yards on the night. This was Utah’s fifth consecutive loss after upsetting Stanford.

Stanford vs. California, 63-13

Nov 23, 2013; Stanford, CA, USA; Stanford Cardinal wide receiver Ty Montgomery (7) rushes for a touchdown during the first quarter against the California Golden Bears at Stanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

Stanford swept California, 63-13, Saturday. Cardinal wide receiver Ty Montgomery matched a school record with 5 touchdowns on the night, catching for 160 yards and rushing for 31. Quarterback Kevin Hogan was the passing leader of the night with with 329 yards, throwing for 5 touchdowns. The game was Cal’s 10th consecutive loss! A disappointing count for coach Sonny Dyke’s debut season.

Arizona State vs. UCLA, 38-33

Nov 23, 2013; Pasadena, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils wide receiver Jaelen Strong (21) celebrates at the end of the game against the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl. Arizona State Sun Devils won 38-33. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Arizona State, ranked 17, battled to beat 14th ranked UCLA, winning 38-33 to win the PAC-12 South. Sun Devil quarterback, Taylor Kelly, threw for 225 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for 99. Sun Devil’s Marion Grice rushed for 95 yards. Bruin quarterback Brett Hundley passed for 253 yards with an average of 9.7, and a touchdown. ASU’s Jaelen Strong had 6 catches for 91 yards and a touchdown. The win put the Sun Devils in a good spot to go to the Rose Bowl.

USC vs. Colorado, 47-29

The Trojans claimed victory against the Colorado Buffs, 47-29, Saturday.
One obstacle both teams had to overcome was the weather, with kickoff at 29 degrees. Trojan sophomore Javorius Allen rushed for a career high of 145 yards and 3 touchdowns. Trojan’s Cody Kessler passed for 184 yards and 2 touchdowns, averaging 6.6 yards. Buff quarterback Sefo Liufau was the passing leader of the night by 4, with 188 yards and two touchdowns. This win tallied USC’s sixth in the PAC-12.

Washington vs. Oregon State, 69-27

Nov 23, 2013; Corvallis, OR, USA; Washington Huskies running back Bishop Sankey (25) breaks a tackle from Oregon State Beavers defensive end Devon Kell (94) for a touchdown in the first half at Reser Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

The Huskies dominated Oregon State for their first away game win in conference play, 69-27, on Saturday. Bishop Sankey ran for 179 yards and three touchdowns. Husky redshirt freshman Cyler Miles made his first college start, and threw for 162 yards and a touchdown. Beaver quarterback Sean Mannion threw for 229 and a touchdown, averaging 5.6. He also threw for 3 interceptions. The Huskies are now 7-4 overall, 4-4 in conference.