Here are our weekly Pac-12 power rankings that will publish in Thursday's newspaper.
(Previous week's ranking in parentheses)
1. Oregon (1) – Pac-12 Game of the Year potential next week at Stanford.2. Stanford (2) – Cardinal could benefit from extra time to gear up for Ducks.3. Arizona State (3) – Sun Devils hold into this spot by default.4. USC (6) – Hey, look who’s playing considerably better without Lane Kiffin.5. Oregon State (4) – Beavers had Cardinal on the ropes.6. UCLA (5) -- Bruins got wiped by Oregon, sure. But this year, that’s not reason for punishment in the rankings.7. Arizona (7) – Even B.J. Denker looks elite against Colorado.8. Washington (8) – Back on track, but beating Cal doesn’t mean much this year.9. Utah (9) – Utes falling apart after big Stanford win.10. Washington State (10) – Will bye week help heal Connor Halliday?11. Colorado (11) – 0-4 in conference, but there’s always Cal!12. California (12) – Season can’t end soon enough for the Bears.