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Wednesday Morning Pac-12 Links

From Pullman -- As you wrack your brain in search pertinent of questions for the live chat we'll be holding on SportsLink at 11 a.m., why not prep by reading our Pac-12 notes? ... The basketball team got some bad news with the suspension of a post player ... The San Francisco Chronicle has a First Glance at the Cougs.

Read on for links from around the conference.


Arizona: The Wildcats won't win without an identity says Scarlett McCourt ... Rich Rodriguez is sticking with his quarterback ... Adam Green feels strongly about Arizona's need to improve its passing game.

Arizona State: The Sun Devis can't stop the run ... Todd Graham will be around for quite a while.

Cal: The Golden Bears are hoping to get back on track against WSU ... The defense can't wait to face the Cougars' pass-happy offense.

Colorado: The Buffaloes have found a replacement for the game they missed against Fresno St. ... The team is upbeat heading into its showdown with the Ducks.

Oregon: De'Anthony Thomas won't take the field against Colorado ... 'Ducks chillin in rain as Troy burns' is a simply magnificent headline.

Oregon State: Mike Riley isn't going to USC and you can't make him ... A bout of mono is derailing Gavin Andrews' breakout season.

Stanford: Linebacker Joe Hemschoot has a posse ... The Cardinal can beat you in more ways than one.

UCLA: Jim Mora's program  is rolling in LA ... The Bruins' coach is impressed with the Pac-12's quality this year.

USC: Could Jack Del Rio be the next USC coach? What about Steve Sarkisian? Or Kevin Sumlin?

Utah: It's next man up on the Utes' offensive line ... Travis Wilson and Brett Hundley aren't so different after all.

Washington: A familiar face reports on Stanford's hard to defense offense ... Travis Coons got some much-deserved recognition.

Jacob Thorpe
Jacob Thorpe joined The Spokesman-Review in 2013. He currently is a reporter for the Sports Desk covering Washington State University athletics.

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