Oregon is the living up to its preseason billing as the North Division favorite.
At least in the Associated Press poll.
The Ducks moved up one spot to No. 15 after Saturday’s 77-6 victory over Nevada.
Washington plummeted from No. 14 to No. 23 after losing 20-19 to California in a Pac-12 opener at Husky Stadium. The game ended early Sunday after a 2 1/2 delay due to severe weather in Seattle.
Utah, coming off a home win over Northern Illinois, is the highest ranked Pac-12 team at No. 11.
Washington State is No. 20 and USC moved into the poll at No. 24 after beating then-No. 23 Stanford 45-20.
California (27th), Colorado (32nd) and Arizona State (35th) all received votes in this week’s AP poll released Sunday.
Auburn, which beat Oregon 27-21 in the opener in Arlington, Texas, moved up from No. 10 to No. 8 after a home win over Tulane.
The Ducks are No. 17 in this week’s coaches poll.
Oregon wraps up nonconference play against Montana this Saturday at Autzen Stadium (7:45 p.m., Pac-12 Networks) before opening Pac-12 play at Stanford on Sept. 21.