Colorado has fired coach Mike MacIntyre after the team lost six straight games in his sixth season at the school.
Prior to a recent road game in Dallas, the first thing Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson wanted to discuss was the Apple Cup game against Washington in Pullman on Friday.
A day after handing Arizona a 69-28 thumping, Gardner Minshew and the 7th-ranked Washington State Cougars opened as an early 3-point favorite in Friday’s Apple Cup against the 16th-ranked Washington Huskies.
EWU (9-2) will face the winner a first-round game between Nicholls State (8-3) and San Diego (9-2) on Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. at Roos Field
A day after dispatching Arizona 69-28 at Martin Stadium, Washington State (10-1, 7-1) moved up one spot to No. 7 in the newest edition of the Associated Press Top 25 rankings. It’s the highest ranking of the season for the Cougars in the AP poll.
An early interception by Washington State’s Marcus Strong allowed Gardner Minshew and company to drive down to give the Cougars a 14-point lead midway through the first quarter en route to the 69-28 thrashing of Arizona.
Hannah Wilson, a 20-year-old junior at Washington State, doesn’t typically go to college football games. That’s about to change.
It’s been a season of milestones for Washington State in 2018, and the Cougars were eyeballing another one Saturday night, trying to become the sixth team in program history to nail down 10 wins in a single season, and the first one to do it since 2003.
Difference makers from Washington State’s 69-28 victory over Arizona at Martin Stadium in Pullman
The distance Washington State has traveled this year is in some ways analogous to the distance head coach Mike Leach travels many days from his home to his office.
Although Arizona had plenty of problems stopping Washington State in the first half, the blowout-in-the-making on Saturday included two bizarre plays that made Cougar fans scream.
It's hard enough to play No. 8 Washington State in its own back yard, but Arizona made it even tougher on Saturday with an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty that helped extend the Cougar's first drive that ended with a James Williams touchdown.
The fifth annual Dam Cup, given to the winner of the young EWU-Portland State rivalry game, was a bonus, much like the milestone marks a handful of Eagles reached in their lopsided victory.
Ohio State went to overtime to avoid one of the most stunning upsets of the season, beating Maryland 52-51 on Saturday in College Park, Maryland when the Terrapins failed to convert a 2-point conversion after matching the Buckeyes’ touchdown in the first extra period.
The 21st-ranked Utah Utes overcame a slow start, sloppy field and a snowstorm to rout the Colorado Buffaloes 30-7. The Utes won despite losing their defensive star Chase Hansen to an ejection in the first half. The Buffaloes lost their sixth straight following a 5-0 start.
Jake Browning threw for three touchdowns and Myles Gaskin rushed for 135 yards in the final home game of their careers, and No. 17 Washington scored 28 first-quarter points on its way to a 42-23 win over Oregon State on Saturday.
Last week in a 31-7 win at Colorado, Pelluer tied the previous mark of 51 games, held by wide receiver Gabe Marks and defensive lineman Daniel Ekuale. The sixth-year middle linebacker broke the record Saturday against the Wildcats when the Cougars came out for the game’s first defensive series.
Senior running back Logan Jones’ 13-yard touchdown run with 2:19 left pushed Montana State into the lead, and a goal-line fumble with under 10 seconds left sealed the Bobcats’ 29-25 win over Montana in the 118th “Brawl of the Wild” game on Saturday in Missoula.
Feleipe Franks passed for 274 yards and three touchdowns – all in the first half – and No. 13 Florida ran up 600 total yards to rout overmatched Idaho 63-10. Florida rolled to a 49-0 lead at halftime. Gators defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson returned an interception 26 yards for a touchdown on the first play to start the onslaught.
It’s been a season of milestones for Washington State in 2018, and the Cougars were eyeballing another one Saturday evening, trying to become sixth team in program history to nail down 10 wins in a single season and the first one to do it since 2003.
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