Eleventh-ranked Washington State can add a road win to this season’s resume, finally.
Luke Falk threw for 282 yards and three touchdowns and the Cougars held Oregon scoreless after the first quarter for a 33-10 victory Saturday night at Autzen Stadium.
The Cougars (6-0, 3-0 Pac-12) were on their first trip after quirky scheduling gave them their opening five games in Pullman. The team is off to its best start since winning seven to start the 2001 season.
“It’s a starting point,” Cougars coach Mike Leach said about winning away from home for the first time. “We play on the road again next week and we’re going to have to improve.”
A moment of silence was held before the game, and first responders released 58 white balloons in memory of the deceased. First responders also did the coin toss.
Rebels head coach Tony Sanchez told ESPN his charge ahead of Saturday’s game was for his players to realize they can be a unifying force for their community. Sanchez said Sunday’s shooting was meant to divide and instill fear but that his players wouldn’t let that happen.
Aztecs running back Rashaad Penny, who rushed for 170 yards and two touchdowns in San Diego State’s 41-10 win, said the game was special for him.
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T-Mobile Arena will play host Sunday to an NBA preseason game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings.