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Morning links: Washington, Oregon both 5-1 heading into next week's game

FROM BERKELEY -- Just about time to get on an airplane and fly back to Seattle, but first, we have links wrapping up Washington's 31-7 win over California, as well as the rest of Saturday's Pac-12 action.

--- First, our game story from the Huskies' dominating win over the Golden Bears. They'll enter Saturday's game at Oregon with a 5-1 record, same as the Ducks.

--- Here's our notebook, leading with John Ross' wild day.

--- And Thuc-Nhi Nguyen helped out with a story on the big turnovers forced by the Huskies, who have now forced 15 turnover this season while committing only one.

--- Here's another look at Ross' zig-zag run that wound up with Josh Perkins ejected. You can see the block in question in the video (Perkins is No. 82).

--- Cyler Miles is tuning everyone out, good or bad.

--- The Huskies silenced Cal with their defense.

--- It was UW's best performance of the season.

--- Cal's resurgence was put on hold.

--- Washington throttled Cal.

--- Thompson, once committed to Cal, was a thorn in the Bears' side.

Elsewhere in the Pac-12 ...

--- The Huskies' next opponent, Oregon, took a huge lead over UCLA and held on for a 42-30 victory in Pasadena. The Bruins waited too long to capitalize on opportunities.

--- USC tried to blow it last night at Arizona, but held on for a 28-26 victory in Tucson. The Wildcats wound up on the short end of a kick.

Christian Caple can be reached at christian.caple@thenewstribune.com. Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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