TEMPE, AZ - OCTOBER 29: Josh Ford #29 of the Colorado Buffaloes rushes the football against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the college football game at Sun Devil Stadium on October 29, 2011 in Tempe, Arizona. The Sun Devils defeated the Buffaloes 48-14. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Colorado is still looking for its first Pac-12 win.
The USC Trojans, ranked No. 21 in the latest Associated Press Poll, enter Friday's game at Colorado needing a win to stay in the Pac-12 South Division race. The Colorado Buffaloes, meanwhile, are just looking for their first conference win. And although the Buffs' odds are long, it's a short week and the Trojans are fresh off a devastating home loss to Stanford in triple overtime. And Lane Kiffin is involved, so you never know.
These two teams haven't met since 2002, when the Trojans beat Colorado, 40-3, in Boulder.
Game time, date: 7:00 p.m. MT, Friday, Nov. 4, 2011
Location: Folsom Field, Boulder, CO
TV channel: ESPN
Spread: Southern Cal is favored by 21-1/2 points.
Series history: Southern Cal leads the all-time series, 5-0.
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