Picks of the week: Season-defining weekend for the Pac-12 (and several games are a long way from home)

Week 3 provides the Pac-12 with the opportunity to bolster its collective resume and a final chance to exert its dominance over … the Mountain West.

If only we were joking.

Thus far, the Pac-12 is 3-3 against its neighbor:

Hawaii 45, Arizona 38

Colorado 52, Colorado State 31

USC 31, Fresno State 23

Hawaii 31, Oregon State 28

San Diego State 23, UCLA 14

Oregon 77, Nevada 6