A look around the Pac-10
Take a team-by-team look at the Pac-10.
Arizona notched its first Pac-10 win of the year against Washington and there was much rejoicing. Or not, as coach Mike Stoops took a ho-hum stance, mostly refusing to celebrate a second victory in nine games. "Any win is a good win, especially in this program the past two or three years," he said. "But we have visions beyond winning one Pac-10 game."
Still, Oregon State gave the Trojans a scare and made them seem mortal. And, like the Beavers, the Wildcats have an historical precedent. In 1981, Arizona beat top-ranked USC and tailback Marcus Allen 13-10, one of the biggest wins in school history. The Wildcats are 2-4 vs. top-ranked teams. Whatever happens, though, count on Stoops saving his notes.
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