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With nine first-team selections, highlighted by Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year Jake Browning, Washington dominated the All-Pac-12 team.
In the Pac-12, what once was down, now is up. Colorado and Washington have elevated their games the most in a league-wide reversal of fortunes.
A six-game winning streak led Colorado to the Pac-12 South title and a berth in the title game. How else did the rest of the power rankings shake out?
David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer
Arizona entered the Territorial Cup winless in Pac-12 play and with the league's worst point differential by over 100 points (-184). The Wildcats ended up blowing out ASU 56-35 and knocking their rivals out of bowl eligibility.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Arizona State's bowl hopes are all but over. The Sun Devils' multi-year APR score of 960 doesn't figure to be high enough for them to be among the 5-7 teams allowed to participate in the postseason. It would likely take several others to decline the opportunity, which is technically possible, but doubtful to occur.
Samajie Grant ran for 176 yards and three touchdowns, and Arizona racked up a school-record 511 yards on the ground to roll over rival Arizona State 56-35 Friday night.
Arizona keeps its distance
Samajie Grant breaks through the first line of defense and sprints to a 63-yard TD run, extending the Wildcats' lead over Arizona State to 56-35 late in the fourth quarter.
ASU scores touchdown by a foot
With Arizona State trailing by three scores, Frederick Gammage manages to get his left foot down in the corner of the end zone for a 7-yard touchdown catch. Arizona leads 49-35 with 8:29 remaining.
Grant gives Arizona three-TD lead
After appearing to be bottled up, Wildcats RB Samajie Grant escapes tacklers and scores from 2 yards out. The Wildcats take a 49-28 lead over Arizona State with 11:45 to play.
Arizona answers ASU with quick score
Zach Green scores a 1-yard touchdown on second effort late in the third quarter, capping a four-play drive that covered 83 yards. The Wildcats lead the Sun Devils 42-28.
ASU cuts into Arizona's lead
Off play-action, Manny Wilkins finds N'Keal Harry in the back of the end zone for a diving, 16-yard touchdown reception. The Sun Devils trail 35-28 in the third quarter.
Wildcats answer with TD, lead 35-21
Samajie Grant weaves, spins and scores from nine yards out to put Arizona back ahead of Arizona State by 14 points. The Wildcats went 75 yards in only three plays and 1:22 in the third quarter.
Sun Devils creep closer after TD
Kalen Ballage takes the direct snap and goes untouched into the end zone. Arizona State trails Arizona 28-21 in the third quarter.
Wildcats extend lead with rushing TD
Zach Green rumbles in untouched for a 1-yard touchdown run as Arizona converts a second Arizona State turnover into another score. The Wildcats lead 28-7 midway through the second quarter.
David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer
Arizona entered this game with the Pac-12's worst point differential (-184), over 100 points worse than both Oregon schools (-62). The Wildcats are doing their best to make up the gap so far tonight.
Dawkins, Phillips connect for long TD
Brandon Dawkins finds a wide-open Nate Phillips, who takes the pass 64 yards for an easy touchdown. The score came two plays after the Wildcats took over on downs. Arizona leads Arizona State 21-7.
Dawkins takes QB keeper for TD
Arizona's Brandon Dawkins scores his second rushing touchdown of the game, bulling through traffic over 10 yards. The Wildcats lead the Sun Devils 14-7 early in the second quarter on ESPN. NOW - NCF
Crump scoops fumble and scores TD
Arizona QB Brandon Dawkins scrambles and fumbles near midfield, forced by Arizona State's JoJo Wicker. Koron Crump recovers and returns it 42 yards for a TD. The Wildcats and Sun Devils are tied 7-7 in the first quarter.
Wildcats score first on big play
Brandon Dawkins couldn't find an open man so he took matters into his own hands, running 71 yards to put Arizona on the board first. The Wildcats lead rival Arizona State 7-0 in the first quarter on ESPN.
Arizona and Arizona State both enter Friday's rivalry game on ugly losing jags, but Rich Rodriguez and Todd Graham see chances at positive outcomes.
The winner of the Apple Cup takes the Pac-12 North division title, too; Colorado controls its own destiny but has to get past Utah.
There's everything to play for on the final weekend of the regular season. Pac-12 title and playoff hopes -- and bragging rights -- are on the line.