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WSU falters at Nevada

Well, that was unexpected. Sure, there were Washington State partisans that figured winning at Nevada would be a tall task. Even the always faithful Jim Moore called the upset. But those pundits imagined the Cougars coming up just short in a shootout. I don't think anybody saw WSU's offense putting up only a field goal in the second half.

Here is our game story from the loss and our scoring summary. We also have video of Mike Leach and Connor Halliday addressing reporters after the game, which didn't end until around 11 p.m. Here are some of my final thoughts from the game. Bud Withers has a column from the game. Nevada is understandably pretty excited about its defense's performance.

Links from around the conference are after the jump.

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-- Tacoma's Christian Caple picks the Huskies to beat Eastern Washington tomorrow.

-- Sophomore Salamo Fiso is the veteran on Arizona State's young defense.

-- A great story out of the Daily Californian about a player who lost his scholarship.

-- A game against UMass should be good for Colorado.

-- Why the Ducks will win and why the Ducks will lose their big matchup with Michigan State.

-- Oregon State's coaches have unique insight into the problems Hawaii faces.

--Stanford's cornerbacks think they can contain USC's explosive receivers.

-- UCLA's season is turning into a tale of two lines.

-- The Stanford-USC rivalry is alive and well.

-- Scouting Utah's opponent.




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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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