Kurt Kraghtorpe wonders if Utah can “flip the script” on Washington in the Pac-12 Football Championship Game after blowing their chances against the Dawgs in a 21-7 September loss in Salt Lake City.

No. 11 Washington and No. 17 Utah will square off Friday in the 2018 Pac-12 Football Championship Game.

Utah football has advanced to the 2018 Pac-12 Football Championship game despite an 0-2 start to Pac-12 play.

Here are six tidbits from Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham and Washington head coach Chris Petersen from Monday’s Pac-12 Football Championship Game teleconference. The Utes and Huskies will square off for the Pac-12 title on Friday at 5 p.m. PT/6 p.m. MT at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, and the game will be televised by FOX.


Utah, head coach Kyle Whittingham

Arizona State

Arizona State wide receiver N’Keal Harry declared for the NFL Draft, he announced Monday. Michelle Gardner of The Arizona Republic has the story.


The Pac-12 has three teams in the Nov. 20 release of the College Football Playoff rankings: No. 8 Washington State, No. 16 Washington and No. 17 Utah.

Arizona State men’s basketball upset No. 15 Mississippi State 72-67 Monday night in the semifinals of the MGM Main Event in Las Vegas, getting the game-winning 3-pointer from Kimani Lawrence with 33 seconds left.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Aari McDonald, So., G, Arizona (Fresno, Calif.)
3 GP, 32.0 ppg, 30-54 FG (55.6%), 28-33 FT (84.80), 3.7 apg
• Averaged 32.0 points per game last week and enters the week as the NCAA’s leading scorer with 29.5 points per game this season.
• Led Arizona to two non-conference wins at the Bank of Hawai'i Classic, besting Seattle, 84-54, and Portland, 92-70.


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