by Rob Moseley
Editor, GoDucks.com

Oregon is a near unanimous pick to win the Pac-12's North Division and a heavy favorite to go on and win the conference title game to cap the upcoming season, according to a poll of media members covering the league.

The Ducks, coming off an 11-2 season in which they won the Alamo Bowl, were picked to win the North Division on 37 of 39 ballots and got 24 votes to win the Pac-12 title game, according to voting announced Wednesday in conjunction with the kickoff to Pac-12 Media Day in Los Angeles.

Stanford, winner of the last two conference title games, received the other two votes to win the Pac-12 North. UCLA is a heavy favorite to win the Pac-12 South, with 37 votes, with USC and Arizona State receiving one each.

The Bruins were picked to win the conference title game by 13 voters. Stanford and USC got one vote apiece.

Oregon was tabbed as the preseason pick to win the Pac-12 North for the fourth year in a row, and to win the conference title for the fourth time in five years. The Pac-12 title game will be played Friday. Dec. 5 (6 p.m. PT, FOX), at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.

Head coach Mark Helfrich, senior linebacker Derrick Malone and junior quarterback Marcus Mariota are representing the Ducks at Pac-12 Media Day on Wednesday. Click here for more information.

Full results from the Pac-12 preseason poll of media are below.

NORTH DIVISION
1. Oregon (37) ..........232
2. Stanford (2) ..........192
3. Washington .........142
4. Oregon State ........125
5. Washington State ...87
6. California ..............41

SOUTH DIVISION
1. UCLA (37) ............231
2. USC (1) ...............181
3. Arizona State (1) ...163
4. Arizona ................119
5. Utah .....................82
6. Colorado ..............43

TITLE GAME CHAMPION: Oregon (24), UCLA (13), Stanford (1), USC (1)