Pac-10 picks USC 31, Washington 29: Huskies should move it against Trojans' pass defense. UCLA 33, WSU 16: Motivation might not be there...

Pac-10 picks

USC 31, Washington 29: Huskies should move it against Trojans’ pass defense.

UCLA 33, WSU 16: Motivation might not be there for Bruins after two hard weeks.

Oregon 41, Stanford 32: Could be a classic … home field might say a lot about the outcome.

Arizona State 30, Oregon State 27: Beavers, with only two sacks, need to get to Threet.

Last week: 5-1 (4-1-1 vs. spread). Season: 30-4 (15-11-1).

Bud Withers

Pac-10 power rankings

By Bud Withers, Seattle Times college football reporter

Team Comment
1 Oregon (4-0) Several riots on tap coinciding with “GameDay”
2 Stanford (4-0) Marecic also buses tables at pregame meal
3 Arizona (4-0) During bye, studying cactus water retention
4 USC (4-0) Changed nickname to “Sniveling Kiffins”
5 UCLA (2-2) Honoring Pistol, wears holsters on campus
6 Oregon St. (1-2) Many inmates to attend ’01 Fiesta reunion
7 Arizona St. (2-2) One Hankins punt went onto Mill Avenue
8 California (2-2) Incidentally, Joe Kapp favors Zipper plan
9 Washington (1-2) Firmly believes it can stop Aaron Corp
10 Washington St. (1-3) Fans euphoric; only a game out of first