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An offensive Saturday of Pac-12 games

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.




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