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Player of the game
Washington quarterback Keith Price completed 21 of 29 pass attempts for 291 yards and three touchdowns, the last of which broke the UW season record for scoring passes with 29, topping Cody Pickett's mark of 2002. Linebacker Princeton Fuimaono tied for Husky team high in tackles with nine, four of them for losses.
Play of the game
At the 11:37 mark of the first quarter, Washington linebacker Thomas Tutogi blocked Dan Wagner's punt after the initial Washington State possession. The Huskies' Jesse Callier gathered it in at the WSU and breezed into the end zone, giving UW a 7-0 lead and it never trailed.
Price hit UW freshman Kasen Williams in the left corner of the end zone for a 21-yard touchdown with 24 seconds left in the half to give the Huskies a 21-14 lead at the break after WSU had rallied from 14 points down to tie it with 2:05 before intermission.
Neither team reported any major injuries of lasting impact.
"Not to take anything away from the Cougars, or that they didn't deserve it, but I just felt like our guys deserved it. ... I can't wait to figure out what bowl game we're going to." — Washington coach Steve Sarkisian.
Reap what you sow
WSU senior linebacker Alex Hoffman-Ellis, on the idea that CenturyLink Field hasn't been kind to the Cougars this year (they lost earlier to Oregon State, 44-21): "I don't think we've been very kind to it, you know?"
By the Numbers
-14 Cougars' rushing total in the second half after sack yardage is subtracted.
3 Sarkisian's number of victories against WSU in three tries, each in a different stadium.
7 Huskies had a season high in sacks
20 Number of times Chris Polk has hit the 100-yard rushing mark.
1,388 Receiving yards for WSU's Marquess Wilson in 2011, a school record.
Washington next plays in a bowl game, probably either the Alamo Dec. 29 or Holiday Dec. 28.
|Sept. 3||E. Wash.||W, 30-27|
|Sept. 10||Hawaii||W, 40-32|
|Sept. 17||@Neb.||L, 51-38|
|Sept. 24||California||W, 31-23|
|Oct. 1||@Utah||W, 31-14|
|Oct. 15||Colorado||W, 52-24|
|Oct. 22||@Stanford||L, 65-21|
|Oct. 29||Arizona||W, 42-31|
|Nov. 5||Oregon||L, 34-17|
|Nov. 12||@USC||L, 40-17|
|Nov. 19||@Or. State||L, 38-21|
|Nov. 26||WSU||W, 38-21|
|Sept. 3||Idaho St.||W, 64-21|
|Sept. 10||UNLV||W, 59-7|
|Sept. 17||@SDSU||L, 42-24|
|Oct. 1||@Colorado||W, 31-27|
|Oct. 8||@UCLA||L, 28-25|
|Oct. 15||Stanford||L, 44-14|
|Oct. 22||Oregon St.||L, 44-21|
|Oct. 29||@Oregon||L, 43-28|
|Nov. 5||@Cal||L, 30-7|
|Nov. 12||ASU||W, 37-27|
|Nov. 19||Utah||L, 30-27|
|Nov. 26||@UW||L, 38-21|
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