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DaVonte Lacy scored 23 points and D.J. Shelton added 10 points and 14 rebounds and hit two key free throws to help Washington State beat Idaho 67-66 Saturday.
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.
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.
Amric Fields needed only one game to prove he is back. The 6-foot-9-inch junior came off the bench and scored 16 points and blocked a last-minute shot to help TCU beat Washington State 64-62 on Sunday.
Connor Halliday threw for 488 yards and four touchdowns as Washington State beat Utah 49-37 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2006.
This year’s senior class is enjoying a season in which the Cougars (5-5, 3-4 Pac-12) are one victory away from qualifying for a bowl game. They host Utah (4-6, 1-6), on Saturday in Pullman.
Washington State has extended the contract of football coach Mike Leach for two years, ensuring he’ll be at the helm through the 2018 season, athletic director Bill Moos said Monday.
Connor Halliday threw 25 yards to Isiah Myers for a tie-breaking touchdown with 2:15 to play to give Washington State a 24-17 upset over Arizona on Saturday.
It’s no surprise that Washington State’s receivers are productive in coach Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense. But it is a surprise that true freshman River Cracraft is among the best of them.
Washington State has lost three straight games by big scores and is in danger of missing out on a bowl game again.