Pac-10 picks Oregon State 40, WSU 14: This might be where everything catches up to tired, beat-up Cougars. Oregon 30, California 13: Bears...

Pac-10 picks

Oregon State 40, WSU 14: This might be where everything catches up to tired, beat-up Cougars.

Oregon 30, California 13: Bears could have the defense to stay with Ducks; offense another story.

Arizona State 34, Stanford 31: Last-chance time for Sun Devils to move toward bowl bid.

Arizona 33, USC 26: Tough to gauge who’s going to be more mentally into this one.

Last week: 3-2 (2-3 vs. spread).

Season: 48-12 (31-20-2 vs. spread).

Bud Withers

Pac-10 power rankings

By Bud Withers, Seattle Times college football reporter

Team Comment
1 Oregon (9-0) Now Duck mascot to get apology from Woodward
2 Stanford (8-1) Recent snap counts include BCS algorithms
3 USC (6-3) So few rides, may play 8-man football in 2011
4 Arizona (7-2) One of these millenniums, will get to Pasadena
5 Oregon State (4-4) Flags on linebacker known as hanky-Pankey
6 California (5-4) Close to Livermore Lima Bean Classic bid
7 UCLA (4-5) Revealed: Timer last week was Neuheisel’s sister
8 Arizona State (4-5) Threet on No Interception Left Behind plan
9 Washington (3-6) Sark’s parking space for UCLA near Northgate
10 Washington St. (1-9) Could be eligible for federal disaster relief