Just three weeks remain in the regular season, and the Pac-12 is starting to take shape the top of each division.

USC is a win away from clinching the South. Washington has emerged atop the North - but must beat Stanford and Washington State (who are tied for second).

Those two teams are the cream of the crop at this point, however. And, really, the Pac-12 has been fairly top-heavy this year. Outside of the top five, it's hard to sort through the rest of the conference, with a bunch of teams looking very similar.

With that, here's a look at here's a look at my updated Pac-12 rankings going into Week 11:

1. Washington (8-1, 5-1 Pac-12; last week: 1): Since that stunning loss at ASU last month, the Huskies are 2-0 with wins by a combined 82-26.

2. USC (8-2, 6-1; last week: 2): Trojans can clinch the South title this week at Colorado after pulling away from Arizona.

3. Washington State (8-2, 5-2; last week: 5): It's been an up and down last four weeks, but the Cougars got an important win against Stanford last week.

4. Arizona (6-3, 4-2; last week: 3): Despite the loss against USC, the Wildcats are still playing exceptional offense.

5. Stanford (6-3, 5-2; last week: 4): Loss at Washington State snapped a five-game win streak.

6. Arizona State (5-4, 4-2; last week: 6): Sun Devils rallied to beat Colorado and put themselves in position to go bowling.

7. Oregon (5-5, 2-5; last week: 8): Ducks lost by 35 to Washington and moved up a spot? Only because the next five aren't much better, and Oregon might have the best shot of bowl eligibility among the group.


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8. Utah (5-4, 2-4; last week: 11): Utes snapped a four-game losing streak by crushing UCLA.

9. Colorado (5-5, 2-5; last week: 9): Buffs had ASU beat - until the fourth quarter. That was a disappointing loss that wind up haunting the Buffs all offseason.

10. California (5-5, 2-5; last week: 10): Bears got a nice at Oregon State to move within a game of bowl eligibility.

11. UCLA (4-5, 2-4; last week: 7): Bruins have been outscored 92-40 the last two weeks and may struggle to win another game.

12. Oregon State (1-8, 0-6; last week: 12): Beavers continue to be competitive in the second half, but just aren't finding the win column.

Week 11 predictions

USC at Colorado: I give the Buffs a shot, if they can get some breaks. Just don't see them slowing down the USC run game. Prediction: USC.

Washington at Stanford: Huskies have gotten back on track and could be a dark horse to return to the CFP. Winning in Palo Alto won't be easy, though. Prediction: Washington.

Washington State at Utah: Really nice win for Utah last week against UCLA (which was missing Josh Rosen). The Cougars are a much better opponent, though. Prediction: Washington State.

Arizona State at UCLA: Sounds like Josh Rosen will be back for the Bruins, who desperately need him. Prediction: UCLA.

Oregon State at Arizona: Khalil Tate has torn through every team he's faced. That's bad news for the last-place Beavers. Prediction: Arizona.

Bye: California, Oregon

Note: I've gone 12-0 the last two weeks in my picks. That probably means I'm due to miss a few this week!

Contact staff writer Brian Howell at howellb@dailycamera.com or twitter.com/BrianHowell33.