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Pac-12 Football: Week 12 Review

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Your weekly review of everything in Pac-12 football.

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Arizona Wildcats (6-6, 3-6 in Pac-12)

Not quite.

The Wildcats were out of it, then they were in it, then they were out of it, then they were in it, then they were out of it again. A year removed from the Pac-12 South title, a .500 season stings a little if you're an Arizona fan, with a loss in the Territorial Cup to boot.

Arizona State Sun Devils (6-5, 4-4)

Got the Cup back!

The Sun Devils took control early on, and despite looking back a few times, ended up running away with the game in the end. In the midst of what's been deemed an underwhelming year, a demolition of their rivals is exactly the type of victory that this group needed as the season draws to a close.

California Golden Bears (6-5, 3-5)

The funk don't stop.

After starting the year 5-0, Cal's other win came against lowly Oregon State. It's been a much-improved season in comparison to years past, but it's strange to see them fall from the top so suddenly.

Colorado Buffaloes (4-8, 1-7)

There's always next year.

No bowl game for the Buffs this season, but their efforts shouldn't' go without notice. They've battled throughout the year and we can expect improvement from them next season.

Oregon Ducks (8-3, 6-2)

They're awake.

The Ducks have finally captured dominant form, and have strutted through their last five contests. We can only imagine what could've been had they started the season as hot.

Oregon State Beavers (2-9, 0-8)

Broken record.

This isn't their year; you've heard it multiple times here. A 45-point defeat at the hands of Washington so late in the year isn't encouraging in the short term, but at least there are better days ahead.

Stanford Cardinal (9-2, 8-1)

Hello, Mr. McCaffrey.

Christian McCaffrey star continues to shine, and he will provide the Cardinal with one of the most electric playmakers in the entire country for at least another year.

UCLA Bruins (8-3, 5-3)

All for the roses...

The Bruins squeaked out a victory over the Utes this weekend, giving them a shot at winning the division. Are they ready for the Trojans on Saturday?

USC Trojans (7-4, 5-3)

Another chance.

The Trojans had a chance to go into the weekend with an advantage going into their rivalry game matchup with the Bruins, but weren't able to stop a hot Ducks team. Can they reclaim the Victory Bell this weekend?

Utah Utes (8-3, 5-3)

Missing pieces.

Devontae Booker's absence was apparent in the Utes' loss to UCLA, as the offense sputtered, only managing to post a season-low nine points. Will the Utes find an answer before taking on Colorado?

Washington Huskies (5-6, 3-5)

Up and down, and back again.

After blowing a 17-point lead against the Sun Devils in Tempe last weekend, the Huskies made sure they would come out of Corvallis with a victory, winning in convincing fashion on Saturday. Will this young group find a way to consistently put on these type of displays in the future?

Washington State Cougars (8-3, 6-2)

Finishing strong.

Despite losing quarterback Luke Falk to a concussion, the Cougars managed to overcome the Buffaloes on Saturday. Can Wazzu earn its ninth win of the year this weekend against rival Washington?