In Arizona, the Wildcats and Sun Devils are going in opposite directions. Arizona (7-4, 4-4 Pac-12) has won four of its last five and sits at No. 24 in the BCS rankings. Arizona State (6-5, 4-4) has lost four out of its last five after a 5-1 start. But records won't matter when both teams meet Friday for the Territorial Cup.
For Arizona, it has been a one-sided match lately, with the Wildcats winning four of the last five with the Sun Devils. They'll also have the best running back in the country on their side in Ka'Deem Carey. The sophomore leads the Football Bowl Subdivision with 1,585 yards on the season, and a nation-best 144 yards per game. Last week, he destroyed Utah with 204 yards and a touchdown. Against an Arizona State defense that gives up 182 yards on the ground per game, Carey will be a big part of Arizona's offense.
The Wildcats, however, will counter with the quarterback tandem of Taylor Kelly and Michael Eubank. The duo combined for six touchdowns in Arizona State's last game, a 46-7 shellacking of Washington State that broke a four-game losing streak and made the Wildcats bowl eligible for the second straight year.
Game time, TV channel: 10 p.m. ET, ESPN
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