POINT: First, let's say how much we miss Bo Schembechler's coming out to the Rose Bowl every other year or so and having his over-inflated Michigan teams have the air let out of them by West Coast teams he considered to be vastly inferior. That sense of tradition was revived Saturday as Lloyd Carr's big, bad Wolverines ventured from the Big House to the House That Nike Built and saw their vaunted rushing game go Duck, Duck, Goose-egg in a 31-27 loss to Oregon, which was considered to be the Pac-10's sixth- or seventh-best team going into the season. Schembechler would have had a meltdown for the ages if one of his teams had minus three yards rushing against a team with uniforms that make them look like Martians. So if the so-called elite of the bruising Big Ten can manage to ring up a rushing number usually associated with Midwest winters against a chic Pac-10 also-ran seemingly more interested in making a fashion statement than a football statement, then how would it fare against the real Leader of the Pac, USC? Push 'em back, push 'em back, waaaaaaay back to Ann Arbor.