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Pac-10 picks

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Washington State (-9.5) at Nevada

Time: 7 p.m. TV: ESPN

The Cougars won four games by a combined 10 points in ‘04. Not so sure they’ll win by 10 now.

The pick: WSU 40, Nevada 34

California (-8) at Washington

Time: 12:30 p.m. Saturday TV: ABC

Huskies will get this vote when they prove they deserve it.

The pick: Cal 27, Washington 16

Montana at Oregon (NL)

Time: 12:30 p.m. Saturday

Going out on a limb to take the Pac-10 over the Big Sky.

The pick: Oregon 42, Montana 14

Stanford (-3) at Navy

Time: 3 p.m. Saturday

New coach Walt Harris goes cross-country only to drown among the Midshipmen.

The pick: Navy 24, Stanford 23

Boise State at Oregon State (-3.5)

Time: 3:30 p.m. Saturday TV: FSN

Remember Oregon State early last year? That’s Boise State this year.

The pick: Oregon St. 31, Boise St. 21

LSU at Arizona State (-1.5)

Time: 6:15 p.m. Saturday TV: ESPN

LSU wins one for its home state, even after taking to the road in the wake of Katrina.

The pick: LSU 20, Arizona State 17

Northern Arizona at Arizona (NL)

Time: 7 p.m. Saturday

Wildcats are starting to awaken from a Mackovic-induced slumber.

The pick: Arizona 27, N. Arizona 0

Rice at UCLA (-25)

Time: 7 p.m. Saturday

We won’t bother with a fried Rice joke. Really – too easy.

The pick: UCLA 38, Rice 9

Last week: Straight up, 9-0; against the spread, 5-2. Overall: Straight up, 9-0; against the spread, 5-2.

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