Cardinal, Sun Devils face off in Pac-12 title game

JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer Published:

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona State is getting a rematch against Stanford.

This time, the Sun Devils will be at home.

In a rematch of a September game filled with huge momentum swings, No. 7 Stanford will face No. 11 Arizona State in the Pac-12 Championship with a spot in the Rose Bowl on the line.

The Cardinal won the first game 42-28 by racing out to a 29-0 halftime lead and holding off the Sun Devils, who scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter.

Arizona State lost to Notre Dame two weeks later, but closed out the season with seven straight wins.

Stanford clinched the Pac-12 North after winning the Rose Bowl for the first time in 41 years last season.