From Tucson -- For those diehards fans who consider a win for their favored team to just a smidge better than a loss by their rivals this weekend is already a success as the hated Huskies lost both the game and their quarterback ... UCLA's star freshman continued to dominate on both sides of the ball ... But the Cougars can complete the double whammy with a win today, and there's plenty of reasons to think they can ... Their opponent will be looking to jump out to an early lead ... Four keys to a Cougars victory ... The women's soccer team is hosting an NCAA tournament game today and baseball coach Donnie Marbut implores fans to turn out ... The Cougars have received Tramaine Isabell's letter of intent ...WSU will be hosting a coach with a famous last name in its nighttime affair.
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Links from around the conference after the jump.
- The Sun Devils are getting unexpected contributions from a little-known defensive end.
- The Golden Bears have enough injury problems without wounding each other.
- The Ducks must face the only team to beat Stanford, which gave Oregon its only loss.
- Oregon State's game against ASU will be a tale of two defenses.
- It's good the Trojans' young running backs are coming around, because USC will be without their old star.
- Beating Oregon without one's starting quarterback is a challenge indeed.
- Bonus Link: Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? Why, to the Bay.
In basketball news...
- Jahii Carson led the Sun Devils to an easy win over Idaho State.
- There was a Brazilian flavor to Utah's dominating win over UC Irvine.
- USC pulled out a late win against Northern Arizona.
- Cal pulled it out against winless Oakland.