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The Cougars improved to 2-1 in conference play on Saturday afternoon, and 4-2 overall. Connor Halliday bounced back from the Stanford game by throwing over halfway to 1,000-yards in a single game, 521 to be exact.

Here's our story on the game... a couple of defensive linemen who have been contributors for awhile still managed to have breakout performances ... over on Sportslink we've got postgame  video ... and here's a column on Halliday's performance from the indefatigable Bud Withers.

But that's not all that happened on Saturday afternoon. Follow the jump for links from around the conference.

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Arizona: The Wildcats' quarterback is making the most of the bye week.

Arizona State: The Sun Devils fell just short against Notre Dame ... Here's coach Todd Graham's reaction.

Colorado: The Buffs just couldn't keep up with Oregon's pace ... But Colorado still had a really cool moment in the game.

Oregon: The Ducks' QB is historically good at not getting intercepted ... Oh, and he had seven touchdowns to boot.

Oregon State: QB Sean Mannion credits his success to a conversation he had with his offensive coordinator.

Stanford: Stanford was able to hold off the Huskies at home ... it's been a good weekend for Stanford fans.

UCLA: The Bruins lost some key players on Thursday.

USC: Could Chris Petersen be the Trojans' next coach?

Utah: Kyle Whittingham is challenging his team ... And likes how they're responding.

Washington: The Huskies fell just short in Palo Alto thanks to mistakes and controversy ... But they're not feeling sorry for themselves.



Jacob Thorpe
Jacob Thorpe joined The Spokesman-Review in 2013. He currently is a reporter for the Sports Desk covering Washington State University athletics.

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