USC is the favorite to win its first conference title since 2008.
The Trojans were chosen to win the Pac-12 in 2015, receiving 21 votes in the media poll released on Thursday morning. Oregon, the national runner-up last season, came in second with 17 votes.
Those two teams were the overwhelming favorites in their respective divisions. Oregon had 37 votes to win the Pac-12 North, while Stanford finished second with eight. USC’s 32 votes to win the Pac-12 South dwarfed Arizona State’s seven and UCLA’s six.
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