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Tuel hurt as Cougs hang on


FROM PULLMAN -- Well, it wasn't easy. Or pretty. And the biggest concern at the moment is likely the health of Jeff Tuel, who left the game after taking a low hit on the first play of the fourth quarter and didn't return.

Tuel walked off the field under his own power, and trainers applied an ice bag to the inside of his right knee. He was able to walk without much of a limp.

Eastern Washington made things very interesting by finishing a 99-yard touchdown drive to pull within 24-20 with 2L17 left in the game. And the Eagles got the ball back with a chance to win the game, but Kyle Padron's hail marypass from the WSU 32-yard line was knocked away as time expired.

We'll have plenty more on the blog after interviews.

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