Xavier Thames scored 19 points, and No. 24 San Diego State rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat Washington 70-63 on Sunday.
The Washington Huskies will have their first true road game on Saturday when they face the 24th-ranked San Diego State Aztecs at SDSU’s Viejas Arena.
Chris Petersen has agreed to leave Boise State and become the football coach at Washington, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Friday morning. The person told spoke on the condition of anonymity because the hiring had not been announced by Washington.
Two-time Cy Young winner and former Washington Huskies pitcher Tim Lincecum has put his downtown Seattle luxury condo up for sale.
The Washington Huskies have a tough task in replacing Steve Sarkisian on a time budget.
A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Washington’s Steve Sarkisian has accepted the Southern California coaching job.
Behind 200 rushing yards from Bishop Sankey and a couple of late interceptions from the defense, Washington overcame a 10-3 halftime deficit to win its 68th Apple Cup Friday, at Husky Stadium.
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.