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UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:16 p.m.

In his much-anticipated return home, Washington State’s Falk throws three touchdowns to lead Cougars past Utes

Falk estimated that 60 people came out to support him – “that’s probably lowballing it,” he said – in the second-to-last regular season game of his college career.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:18 p.m.

Analysis: Washington State defense earns seven takeaways as Cougars hold off Utah 33-25 ahead of bye week

The Cougars (9-2, 6-2), with a bye week on the docket, can now cool their heels for 12 days before playing the Huskies in another Apple Cup that will determine …

John Blanchette: On Luke Falk’s homecoming, it was Washington State’s Hercules Mata’afa that did the home wrecking

Perhaps when Sophie Mata’afa was naming the fifth of her seven children, she sold him a little short by settling on merely Hercules.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:34 p.m.

Difference makers: Hercules Mata’afa’s disruption key for Washington State’s defense in 33-25 win at Utah

The key players in Washington State’s 33-25 win over Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:36 p.m.

Vince Grippi’s three takes: Washington State’s offense does just enough to back up high-flying defensive performance

Veteran sports writer Vince Grippi gives his three takes on Washington State’s 33-25 win over Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 5:55 p.m.

Utes play Cougars without top receiver Darren Carrington, Washington State without running back Gerard Wicks

Darren Carrington, who leads the Utes in receptions (58), receiving yards (830), and receiving touchdowns (6), missed his first game of the season with an injury.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:54 p.m.

Washington State forces seven turnovers to beat Utah 33-25 for crucial road win

Luke Falk and the Washington State offense will lament all of the scoring opporutnities they squandered Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. They’ll do that, surely, but probably not before they …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:47 p.m.

Washington State’s Luke Falk breaks Pac-12 record for career touchdowns

Luke Falk, who grew up in Logan, Utah, approximately 80 miles north of Rice-Eccles Stadium, tossed the 117th touchdown of his career in the second quarter of Saturday’s game against …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:33 p.m.

Washington State gets senior linebacker Isaac Dotson back for Utah game

Dotson started for the Cougars at Mike linebacker and appeared on both the punt and kickoff teams. The Bellevue, Washington, native hadn’t played since the first half of the Oct. …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 8:49 p.m.

Highlights: No. 19 Washington State 33, Utah 25

Updates and highlights from Washington State’s Pac-12 football game at Utah on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

The pick: Why Washington State will beat Utah

The Cougars will beat the Utes to improve to 9-2 on the season and 6-2 in Pac-12 Conference play.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 8:14 p.m.

Plenty of storylines to keep an eye on as Washington State, Utah gear up for Pac-12 battle

The game between Washington State and Utah was always going to bubble with fascinating storylines – even before a heap of postseason implications began to emerge for both the Cougars …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 4:44 p.m.

Two minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against Utah

Theo Lawson’s keys for a possible Washington State victory over Utah on Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:53 p.m.

Washington State addressing kickoff coverage after a few major blunders in Stanford game

The Cougars gave up more kickoff return yards to Cameron Scarlett (127) than they did rushing yards to Stanford’s dynamic tailback, Bryce Love (69).

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 7:38 p.m.

Utah coach Kyle Whittingham optimistic about health of top receiver ahead of Washington State game

Carrington had 51 yards and a touchdown catch against UCLA on Saturday, but didn’t return after halftime due to an undisclosed injury.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 8:39 p.m.

First look: Washington State at Utah

No. 19 Washington State (8-2, 5-2) hopes to erase its recent road woes and keep its chances for a Pac-12 title alive when it visits Utah (5-4, 2-4).