Recap: Washington St vs. Washington
Pullman, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Cyler Miles passed for 249 yards, two touchdowns and an interception as his Washington Huskies took down the Washington State Cougars, 31-13, in the annual battle for the Apple Cup at Martin Stadium.
Miles completed 25-of-39 passing in the game, and was only sacked once for Washington (8-5, 4-5 Pac-12). Dwayne Washington carried the ball 16 times for 135 yards and a pair of touchdowns for his Huskies, who won two in a row to end the season.
Luke Falk completed 27-of-49 passing for 355 yards, a pair of touchdowns and a pair of interceptions for Washington State (3-9, 2-7), which has lost two in a row and six of its last seven.
Washington got the Huskies on the board first with a 51-yard touchdown run just about two and a half minutes into the game that put the visitors up 7-0 early. It was the second play of the drive for the Huskies.
The Huskies added to their lead when Miles connected with Kasen Williams on a six-yard scoring strike with 50 seconds left in the half for the 14-0 advantage at the intermission.
Washington notched his second rushing touchdown of the game just 45 seconds into the third period. His 60-yard scoring burst put the Huskies up comfortably, 21-0.
Cameron Van Winkle gave Washington the 24-0 advantage with an 18-yard field goal with 3:07 to play in the third.
It wasn't even three minutes into the start of the fourth quarter when Miles gave his Huskies a 31-0 lead when he found Joshua Perkins on an 18-yard touchdown completion to cap a 10-play drive.
The Cougars finally got on the board with 9:55 to play in the contest when Falk connected with Dom Williams on a 35-yard touchdown to cut the Washington lead to 31-7.
With just a minute remaining, Falk completed a garbage-time touchdown to River Cracraft for six yards to cut the Huskies' lead to 31-13. The ensuing two- point conversion failed, and the game would end with that score.
Washington gained 188 yards on the ground in the win, and Washington State showed once again it doesn't utilize the run game with just 21 yards in the contest. The Cougars were flagged nine times in the game for a total of 70 yards.Game Notes