Media members selected the Arizona State Sun Devils to finish second in the Pac-12 South for the 2020 coronavirus-shortened season.
ASU earned 181 points and two first-place votes to finish behind the USC Trojans in the poll released Wednesday. The Trojans garnered 32 first-place votes and 220 points.
One media member picked ASU to win the Pac-12 title to wrap the seven-game season.
The Utah Utes earned four first-place votes to win the division — two more than the Sun Devils — yet only had 168 total points in the poll.
UCLA (109 points), Colorado (63) and Arizona (57) filled out the Pac-12 South rankings in the preseason poll.
Oregon garnered 21 votes to win the Pac-12 Championship Game and earned 35 of 38 first-place votes for the North Division.
USC (15), ASU (1) and Utah (1) earned a vote or more to win the conference.
Below is a look at the full voting results in the preseason media poll.
2020 Pac-12 football preseason media poll
|North Division||South Division|
|1. Oregon (35)||222||1. USC (32)||220|
|2. California (3)||176||2. Arizona State (2)||181|
|3. Washington||161||3. Utah (4)||168|
|4. Stanford||105||4. UCLA||109|
|5. Oregon State||76||5. Colorado||63|
|6. Washington State||58||6. Arizona||57|
(Points scored 6-5-4-3-2-1 for each division, first-place votes in parentheses)