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1998 Pacific-10 Conference Year Summary

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Record: 65-52, .556 W-L% (1st of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.82 (3rd of 11) ▪ SOS: 4.64 (2nd of 11)

Conference Champion: UCLA

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Arizona, Arizona State, UCLA and Washington)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arizona and UCLA)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
UCLA 10 2 .833 8 0 1.000 39.7 28.3 17.40 6.40
Arizona 12 1 .923 7 1 .875 33.8 18.2 14.70 0.93
Oregon 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 39.4 27.3 11.56 3.81
Southern California 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 26.6 18.5 12.73 6.12
Washington 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 25.3 28.6 4.10 6.60
Arizona State 5 6 .455 4 4 .500 30.3 30.7 2.98 3.71
California 5 6 .455 3 5 .375 16.6 22.8 1.68 5.41
Oregon State 5 6 .455 2 6 .250 26.0 26.5 1.51 4.05
Stanford 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 23.7 33.2 -2.70 5.66
Washington State 3 8 .273 0 8 .000 20.3 31.7 -5.75 3.71

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Arizona 24 21 16 16 14 10 16 14 13 10 9 8 7 6 5 4
UCLA 7 6 4 3 4 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 6 8
Arizona State 8 14                            
Oregon   24 22 20 17 15 11 12 12 21 20 15 22 21 21  
Southern California   22 18 18 21 19                    
Washington 18 11 9 9 20                      

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1999-01-01 Rose Bowl Wisconsin 38 UCLA 31 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1998-12-31 Sun Bowl Texas Christian 28 Southern California 19 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1998-12-30 Holiday Bowl Arizona 23 Nebraska 20 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
1998-12-25 Aloha Classic Colorado 51 Oregon 43 Aloha Classic (Honolulu, HI)
1998-12-25 Oahu Classic Air Force 45 Washington 25 Oahu Classic (Honolulu, HI)

Conference Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Akili Smith* (Oregon) 167.3
2. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 156.6
3. Ryan Kealy (Arizona State) 144.1
4. Carson Palmer* (Southern California) 122.8
5. Todd Husak (Stanford) 119.6
6. Jonathan Smith (Oregon State) 116.4
7. Brock Huard (Washington) 112.7
8. Justin Vedder (California) 107.6
9. Steve Birnbaum (Washington State) 107.5
10. Paul Mencke (Washington State) 104.9

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Danny Farmer* (UCLA) 22.0
2. Tony Hartley* (Oregon) 21.1
3. Kenny Mitchell (Arizona State) 20.7
4. Larry Parker* (Southern California) 20.0
5. Andre DeSaussure (Washington) 19.6
6. Nian Taylor (Washington State) 18.8
7. Donald Haynes* (Oregon) 18.4
8. James Battle (Oregon State) 18.2
9. Damon Griffin* (Oregon) 17.9
10. Troy Walters (Stanford) 16.9

Total Yards Per Play

1. Akili Smith* (Oregon) 8.7
2. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 8.5
3. Todd Husak (Stanford) 6.1

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. R. Jay Soward* (Southern California) 2
  Michael Fletcher* (Oregon) 2

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Dee Moronkola (Washington State) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Chris Claiborne* (Southern California) 2
  Antuan Simmons* (Southern California) 2