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Huskies Look to Avoid Letdown

Steve Sarkisian (Kim Grinolds/Dawgman.com)

After an upset of perennial Pac-10 powerhouse USC and returning to the AP rankings at No. 24 for the first time in six years, the Washington Huskies face the challenge of putting their brilliant moment behind them and refocusing for their first road game against Stanford this Saturday in Palo Alto, Calif.

UW Head Coach Steve Sarkisian discussed the importance of preparation, both mentally and physically at his weekly press conference Monday, saying that Stanford is a tough, fast and well-coached team. The Huskies will have to get used to playing in big games like this one, he said, which will decide who has sole ownership of the top of the Pac-10 standings. With all of the national publicity...

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