Online Broadband Guide
Online Broadband Guide


No. 6 Washington tops No. 23 Washington State 45-17

No. 6 Washington tops No. 23 Washington State 45-17

Washington State has relied on Luke Falk not only for his passing accuracy (his 71.4 completion percentage leads the FBS) but his offensive acumen, frequently changing calls at the line of scrimmage, often from passes and into runs.

For the 10-1 Huskies, two more wins could mean a spot in the College Football Playoff, where they are now ranked 5th behind Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson.

Iowa broke open what was expected to be a tight game with a 75-yard TD run by Akrum Wadley and a 77-yard touchdown throw from Beathard to Riley McCarron in the first quarter.

Gabe Marks did everything he could, catching 11 balls for 112 yards and a touchdown.

This is just the sixth time both teams are ranked entering their rivalry week. "We have to have the discipline to do our job and I don't think we did". And once again, we can look to the quarterback: Luke Falk has put himself on the National Football League radar with the quality of his play over the second half of the season. "We don't have any excuses".

Washington State: The Cougars will await a second straight bowl bid. Among their possibilities is a second straight trip to the Sun Bowl at El Paso, Texas. The victor will claim the Pac-12 North title, a spot in the Pac-12 championship game and at the very least a shot at the Rose Bowl. It was the second time in the game Washington stopped WSU in a fourth-and-goal situation, both instances in which the Cougars opted to run the ball.

For the first quarter of Friday's Apple Cup, an air raid took over Pullman's Martin Stadium. But Marks rejected the notion that U-Dub has the Cougars' number. "I think if we start paying attention to that, we're paying attention to the wrong things". "They see us flying around on film, and when you got guys flying around like that, it's real easy to take your eyes off the ball and look at the defenders". In addition, this year the Cougars finally developed a competent run game capable of gashing opponents who don't respect the threat posed by Jamal Morrow, James Williams, and Gerard Wicks, presenting an entirely new aspect of the Cougar offense with which the Dawgs will have to contend.

"There is always the option out there of passing, but I liked the run blocks and thought we could punch it in", said Falk. Everybody's highly motivated, very excited.

"Early in the game, it was 21-3, so they couldn't really talk too much smack", King said. Well, there is no extra. Had they won each of those, the season could have been even more special for Mike Leach's bunch, but a two-touchdown loss last week against a stingy Colorado team showed some struggles for the Wazzu defense, which gave up more than 600 yards of offense to Colorado.

Junior defensive back Budda Baker led Washington with eight total tackles, two tackles for a loss of two yards, and one interception. The Huskies held one of the most prolific offenses in the nation to just 334 total yards, and forced seven total turnovers - including three turnovers on downs, with two coming at the goal line.

While Myles Gaskin was kept in check, rushing for only 50 yards on 16 carries (with a touchdown), Lavon Coleman picked up the slack, going for 82 yards on 10 carries.

"This is a feeling we haven't had in a while, and we don't want it again", senior defensive back Parker Henry said. The Huskies tackle well and that just wasn't going to work.

On the Dawgs' next three possessions Browning fired TD passes to Dante Pettis for 18 and 61 yards and to Ross for 6 to pump the margin to 28-3 by the end of the first quarter. It was just the second time in his career - and first time since his second start as a freshman - that Falk threw more interceptions than touchdowns in a game.

It was a surprising sight.

So yeah, the Apple Cup is huge.

Herman helped guide the Cougars (9-3, 5-3 American Athletic, No. 20 CFP) back from a 17-point halftime deficit. For Washington's Chris Petersen, college football's most unassuming star coach, Seattle is the ideal place to build a powerhouse program on a foundation of well-ordered priorities.

follow

editors' picks

November 27, 2016
Small Business Saturday deals available November 26
The idea of Small Business Saturday started in 2010 through American Express , according to its website . If you continue to shop local, you could win gift cards and other prizes that help drive the economy.

November 26, 2016
Charges Filed in Killing of Detroit College Officer
Our officers mourn with us, but these dedicated, professional men and women continue to serve us courageously, every day. He said the campus area had experienced a string of vehicle break-ins the past several weeks and arrests had been made.

November 26, 2016
First lady Michelle Obama accepts White House Christmas tree from Wisconsin
Usually, daughters Malia and Sasha have been on hand for the tree reception, as well as the turkey pardoning before Thanksgiving. As is customary, the fir tree was brought to the North Portico of the presidential residence on a horse-drawn carriage.

November 26, 2016
Wilshere will be offered a new deal, says Wenger
Some Arsenal fans have been perplexed by the lack of opportunities handed to Xhaka, who signed for over £30million in the summer. The only two previous league meetings between these two sides came last season with Arsenal winning 2-0 on both occasions.

November 25, 2016
10 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Questions We Need Answered
Rowling] is setting the rest of the movies, but they'll be European-centric", Yates offered. The fandom will not be disappointed with Fantastic Beasts - at least, not too disappointed.

November 25, 2016
Survey says France's Fillon likely to win conservative primary
CRIF, the umbrella group of French Jews, addressed Fillon's comments indirectly on the group's Twitter account. Fillon was also ahead among all viewers independently of their political leanings with 57 percent.

November 23, 2016
Saudi-led coalition declares 48-hour-ceasefire in Yemen
The official spoke of "limited exchange of fire" in the city where heavy gunbattles this week killed dozens of people. The aim is to allow the entry of humanitarian aid to besieged areas, the news agency said, particularly Taiz City.

November 22, 2016
Sensex, Nifty To See Cautious Open On Mixed Asian Cues
The broader 50-stock CNX Nifty, too, followed suit, falling 145 points or 1.8 percent to end below the 8,000-mark at 7,929.10. The German DAX eased 0.2 percent, France's CAC 40 index shed half a percent and the U.K.'s FTSE 100 declined 0.3 percent.

November 21, 2016
France's Sarkozy Recognizes Defeat, Backs Fillon for Conservative Ticket
Sarkozy has sought to tap into populist sentiment while Fillon is proposing tough measures to shake up the economy. It's the first such primary organized by France's conservatives, making the outcome hard to predict.

November 21, 2016
Mexican Suarez makes history with NASCAR title
Sadler's crew, knowing their only shot at the title was in gaining track in the pits, took on only two left-side tires. On a return trip to Mexico with NASCAR officials last month, he was celebrated like he was Dale Earnhardt Jr .