Not Built Like an Action Figure
For all the challenges posed by geography, Hanks left no doubt that the conference will consider all options each week if games are disrupted.
That includes matching cross-division opponents not currently scheduled to play each other.
Who knows. Maybe we’ll get to see Oregon-USC in the regular season, after all.
“We’re in an outside-the-box year,’’ Hanks said.
“To stay married to tradition would hinder our mission, which is to honor our health-and-safety edict and make every effort to get as many games in as possible.”
The shuffling could begin this weekend.
If Utah and Cal are forced into no contests again, UCLA and Arizona State could meet in Tempe on Saturday night, instead of Dec. 5 as currently scheduled.