<b>PAC-12 CHAMPIONSHIP</b>

No. 7 Stanford (10-2, 7-2 in Pac-12) at No. 11 Arizona State (10-2, 8-1)

<b>Kickoff: </b>4:45 p.m. Saturday

<b>TV, radio: </b>ESPN, 1050 AM

<b>Line: </b>Arizona State by 3

<b>Series record:</b> Arizona State leads, 16-12

<b>WHAT'S AT STAKE: </b>The Pac-12 Championship will be a rematch of a regular-season game and determine the Pac-12's spot in the Rose Bowl. The Cardinal, the defending Rose Bowl champion, won the previous meeting 42-28 after racing out to a 29-0 halftime lead and holding off a late charge by the Sun Devils. Arizona State hasn't been to the Rose Bowl since 1997.

<b>PLAYERS TO WATCH</b>

<b>Stanford: </b>Senior RB Tyler Gaffney. He ran for 95 yards and two touchdowns in the first game against Arizona State and has gotten better as the season has progressed. Gaffney has more than 1,000 yards and 11 touchdowns over the past seven games.

<b>Arizona State:</b> DT Will Sutton. Physical and quick, Sutton became the second player to repeat as the conference's defensive player of the year despite facing near constant double teams most of the season. The senior has gotten better as the season has progressed, dominating the line of scrimmage and becoming more of a vocal leader for the Sun Devils.

<b>FACTS & FIGURES: </b>Arizona State went 7-0 at Sun Devil Stadium this season, the first time since 2004 it finished undefeated at home ... Stanford has won its past nine games against Top-25 opponents ... The Sun Devils scored 50 points six times this season, including Saturday against Arizona, to break the school record set in 1973.

<i>— Associated Press</i>