There will almost certainly be fewer questions about Arizona State's ability to perform on the road this week after it turned in its best road performance under Todd Graham on Thursday night, a 55-21 drubbing of Washington State.
The win could hardly have been more impressive. It got ASU bowl eligible in October for just the third time since 1996 (the other seasons: 2002, 2004, 2007). It also made this the first time since 2004-06 that ASU has been bowl eligible in three straight seasons. That said, the Sun Devils have bigger things in mind.
"I'm not interested in that," Graham said. "We're interested in winning a championship. I mean, it's great, we're proud of that. It's not something we take for granted or be arrogant about, but I don't talk about that. We talked about it a little last year, but I have not talked about it this year."
With that in mind, what was most important about the win was that it helped ASU maintain a stronghold on the Pac-12 South as it enters the most...