The inexperience in the secondary, coupled with a banged-up offensive line and an ineffective passing game contributed to a lopsided 44-30 loss Saturday evening at Husky Stadium.
Shaq Thompson is expected to play heavily on both sides of the ball for the first time all season Saturday. The junior linebacker had 215 all-purpose yards in Washington’s win over Colorado last week.
It’s Week 7 of the college football season with a truck load of intriguing matchups.
1090 The Fan’s Jason A. Churchill picks this week’s key college football matchups.
Michael Frazier II hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points as Florida beat UCLA 79-68 to reach its fourth consecutive NCAA regional final.
Washington (16-14, 8-9) had won two in a row and looked sharp early on as the team shot nearly 59 percent from the field in the first half to take a 45-41 lead, but UCLA out-scored the Huskies 50-37 in the final 20 minutes to secure the win.
UCLA (7-2, 4-2) is a program that head coach Jim Mora is trying to resurrect from the ashes. The Bruins are a team chock full of young, athletic and supremely talented players.