There weren't so many fireworks in Arizona's win over Texas-San Antonio on Thursday and Washington State's loss on Friday was a defensive struggle. But Saturday was a series of shootouts for the Pac-12 and with the exception of the two teams involved in USC's 13-10 win over Stanford, every conference team scored at least 38 points.
The links are after the jump.
-- We follow yesterday's game with this story about the rapidly diminishing buzz around the WSU football team.
-- Eastern Washington had (by far) the best player on the field, but Cyler Miles and the Huskies offense held on for a win in a game that was without defense. Chris Petersen sat one of his best defenders after a boneheaded penalty and embarrassing outburst.
-- Arizona State had no trouble scoring on an overmatched New Mexico team.
-- This California team might be for real.
-- Colorado managed to beat UMass, barely.
-- Oregon looked every bit a playoff-caliber team in a route of Michigan State.
-- Oregon State held on for the Pac-12's second close win over Hawaii.
-- But Stanford's playoff hopes took a hit and USC looks like it's already ready to contend in the Pac-12.
-- UCLA had another close win over a subpar opponent, but at least the offense looked good.
-- Utah's offense thoroughly dominated Fresno State.
-- Kevin Gemmell explains what we learned in the Pac-12 this week.