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Tom Bradley

No. 9 UCLA routs No. 16 Arizona 56-30 to open Pac-12

The grumbling started when UCLA struggled to get past Brigham Young. It grew louder after star linebacker Myles Jack went out for the season with a knee injury.

These Bruins sure found a way to shut everyone up.

Crisp on offense and opportunistic on defense, No. 9 UCLA staked its claim as the best team in the Pac-12 South Division by crushing No. 16 Arizona 56-30 on Saturday night.

"I'm impressed with some of the losses we've had personnel-wise with injuries and playing in what was supposedly a hostile environment and we immediately responded," UCLA coach Jim Mora said.

UCLA (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12) turned this showdown into a laugher by halftime, building a...