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UW finds its own way to Coug It

No. 9 no longer (Kim Grinolds/

PULLMAN, Wash. - Looking back at the 16-13 Washington State win over Washington in the 101st Apple Cup, you can blame this one on the UW coaches. Poor decisions cost their team the game: Whether it was who was kicking the field goals or the plays that were being called, it all went wrong in a way only the hosts know too well.

To start off the game the Huskies instantly found the Cougars' weakness in their run defense. With Willie Griffin rushing twice for a first down, UW Offensive Coordinator Tim Lappano called for a pass. That call led to a Ronnie Fouch interception to WSU cornerback Romeo Pellum. The Huskies defense was able to force a punt after a Donald Butler sack knocked WSU out of filed goal range. The pass... Recommended Stories