STANFORD VS. ARIZONA

RECORDS: Stanford 3-1, 1-1 Pac-12; Arizona 3-2, 0-2

KICKOFF: Noon, Stanford Stadium

TV: Fox

radio: 1050-AM

series history: Arizona leads 15-14, but Stanford has won seven of the past nine, including a 37-10 victory last year.

storylines: Stanford has to recalibrate its offense, which failed to score a touchdown last week for the first time since 2007. ... The No. 18 Cardinal can't afford another defeat to remain in the Pac-12 North race, considering Oregon, Oregon State and Washington look strong. ... Stanford linebacker Shayne Skov is playing against the school in which he suffered a horrific season-ending knee injury last year. "It's another football game for me," Skov said. "There is no emotional connection to the fact I hurt my knee playing against Arizona."

injury update: Stanford -- FB Geoff Meinken (knee) and TB Anthony Wilkerson (lower leg) are out. Arizona -- RG Trace Biskin (toe), DT Reggie Gilbert (ankle), C Kyle Quinn (ankle) and S Jared Tevis (left ankle) are questionable. DE Dominique Austin (foot), OL Lene Maiava (ACL) and LB Greg Nwoko (hip) are out.

matchups to watch: Stanford's outside linebackers and safeties against Arizona QB Matt Scott, who ranks fifth in the country in passing yards with 1,608. ... Stanford tackles Cameron Fleming, David Yankey and Andrus Peat vs. Arizona's defensive ends in pass protection coverage.

-- ELLIOTT ALMOND