This Week In Pac-10 Football

Dec. 9, 2002

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WSU & USC SHARE PAC-10 CROWN, COUGARS TO ROSE BOWL: Washington State and USC are Pac-10 co-champions with the Cougars earning the Conference Rose Bowl berth by virtue of a 30-27 overtime win against the Trojans in October.

PAC-10 BOWL PICTURE: Following is the Pac-10 bowl lineup:

Wed., Dec. 25	1:30	Sega Las Vegas Bowl	ESPN	UCLA (7-5) vs. New Mexico (7-6)Thu., Dec. 26	5:00	Insight Bowl	ESPN	Oregon State (8-4) vs. Pittsburgh (8-4)Fri., Dec. 27	5:00	Pacific Life Holiday Bowl	ESPN	Arizona State (8-5) vs. Kansas State (10-2)Mon. Dec. 30	2:30	Seattle Bowl	ESPN	Oregon (7-5) vs. Wake Forest (6-6)Tue., Dec. 31	11:00	Wells Fargo Sun Bowl	CBS	Washington (7-5) vs. Purdue (6-6)Wed., Jan. 1	2:00	Rose Bowl	ABC	Washington St. (10-2) vs. Oklahoma (11-2)Thu., Jan. 2	5:00	FedEx Orange Bowl	ABC	USC (10-2) vs. Iowa (11-1)

OUT OF OUR LEAGUE: The Pac-10 concluded the regular season at 30-10 (.750) against non-conference foes, including a 25-10 (.714) against Division I-A opponents. Of the 10 losses Pac-10 teams suffered, six were on the road to teams that were ranked in the Top 25. The 30 non-conference wins is the most since the league went 38-4-2 in 1933.

CURRENT STREAKS: Longest overall winning streak - 7 games - USC Longest Conference-game winning streak - 6 games - USC Longest home winning streak - 9 games - USC Longest road winning streak - 3 games - Washington State


Aug. 31	Carson Palmer, QB, USC	Will Derting, OLB, WSU	Michael Jollivette, CB, ARIZSep. 7 	Reggie Williams, WR, WASH	Brandon Chillar, OLB, UCLA	Hakim Hill, RS, ASUSep. 14	Kyle Boller, QB, CAL	Troy Polamalu, SS, USC	Jemeel Powell, PR, CALSep. 21	Steven Jackson, TB, OSU	Marquis Cooper, ILB, WASH	Mark Jensen, PK, CALSep. 28	Jason Gesser, QB, WSU	Omar Nazel, DE, USC	Ryan Killeen, PK, USCOct. 5	Kyle Boller, QB, CAL	Marcus Reese, MLB, UCLA	Drew Dunning, PK, WSUOct. 12	Sultan McCullough, TB, USC	Josh Amobi, LB, ASU	Keenan Howry, RS, OREOct. 19	Andrew Walter, QB, ASU	Tom Canada, DE, CAL	Mike Barth, PK, ASUOct. 26	Carson Palmer, QB, USC	Terrell Suggs, DE, ASU	Nate Fikse, PK/P, UCLANov. 2	Jerome Riley, WR, WSU	Dave Ball, DE, UCLA	Jared Siegel, PK, ORENov. 9	Kyle Boller, QB, CAL	Derrick Johnson, CB, WASH	Kyle Basler, P, WSUNov. 17	Jason Johnson, QB, ARIZ	Derrick Johnson, CB, WASH	Kirk Yliniemi, PK, OSUNov. 23	Carson Palmer, QB, USC	Kai Ellis, DE, WASH	John Anderson, PK, WASH
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