Now comes a week of waiting.
UCLA's football team is headed for another second-tier bowl game, but which one will not be known until Dec. 6.
Only two Pac-12 Conference teams know exactly where they are headed next: Stanford and USC, which will be playing in the conference championship game Saturday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
USC's 41-20 win over the Bruins in the regular-season finale for both teams allowed the Trojans to advance and left the Bruins as spectators for a third consecutive championship week.
UCLA suffered the double whammy of being denied a title shot and having a rival administer the coup de grace.
Getting over it becomes the...