Associated Press pegs USC to win Pac-12 title, earn Fiesta Bowl bid

The Associated Press has picked USC to defeat Stanford in the Pac-12 Championship on Friday night.

Trojans have won 38 Pac-12 titles, by far the most in the conference, but none since 2008 before the league expanded from 10 to 12 teams … USC 31-24.

The AP added that USC will likely earn a berth into the Fiesta Bowl with a win and stands a chance at a New Year’s Six bowl game with a loss to Stanford.

The Pac-12 North has won every title game since the conference expanded to 12 teams.

Here’s a breakdown of the rest of the AP’s picks for the week:

ACC Championship: Clemson def. Miami 28-14

Big 12 Championship: Oklahoma def. TCU 38-28

Big Ten Championship: Ohio State def. Wisconsin 28-23

SEC Championship: Georgia def. Auburn 28-24

AAC Championship: UCF def. Memphis 52-42

Mountain West Championship: Boise State def. Fresno State 28-21

MAC Championship: Toledo def. Akron 41-27

C-USA Championship: FAU def. North Texas 45-31

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