Cornerback Marcus Peters and his teammates will face their second consecutive major test when they try to corral Washington State’s pass-happy offense on Friday in the Apple Cup. For most of the season, Washington’s secondary was considered one of the top units in the Pac-12, but much of that was based off a strong first five games.
Washington senior C.J. Wilcox overcame a quiet first half, scoring 22 of his game-high 28 points after halftime, and the Huskies held off a late rally to beat Montana 83-79 on Tuesday night.
Washington still does not know whether quarterback Keith Price will start in Friday’s Apple Cup against rival Washington State, although his recovery from a shoulder injury is ahead of where he was a week ago.
The Huskies collected 530 yards on the ground in a 69-27 rout of Oregon State Saturday night, with three players — Sankey included — rushing for more than 100 yards apiece and a combined seven touchdowns.
Boston College’s Joe Rahon scored 22 points and the Eagles beat the Huskies 89-78 on Friday in the third-place game of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project.
The Hoosiers continued their remarkable early season rebounding, grabbing 50 to Washington’s 29 in a 102-84 victory Thursday night in the semifinals of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Wounded Warrior Project.
Huskies’ starting quarterback, Keith Price, practiced Thursday, throwing the football for the first time since injuring his shoulder late in the first half against UCLA last Friday. Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian is closely monitoring his progress and will make a decision on who will start, Friday.
Every opportunity the program has had to seemingly take that proverbial “next step” has come and gone without being seized. Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian is tired of being “right there.” This week the Huskies are preparing for a sturdy test against an explosive Oregon State offense which is ranked second in the FBS with an average of 396.3 passing yards per game behind quarterback Sean Mannion and stalwart wide receiver Brandin Cooks.
Washington is preparing redshirt freshman quarterback Cyler Myles to make his first college start against Oregon State with the status of Keith Price uncertain.
Washington quarterback Keith Price is uncertain how long he’ll be sidelined after leaving the Huskies’ game against No. 13 UCLA at halftime Friday night with an injured shoulder.
Scenes from the November 23, 2013 matchup between the Washington Huskies and Oregon State Beavers.
Scenes from the November 15, 2013 matchup between the Washington Huskies and UCLA Bruins.
Scenes from the November 9, 2013 matchup between the Washington Huskies and Colorado Buffaloes.
Scenes from the October 19, 2013 matchup between the Washington Huskies and the Arizona State Sun Devils.
Scenes from the 10/12 matchup between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies.