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Gordon leads No. 20 Washington State over Houston 31-24

Sep. 14, 2019 2:00 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After No. 20 Washington State struggled to get going early on Friday night against Houston before pulling away in the second half for a win, coach Mike Leach lamented that his team didn't have more time to play. "I almost wish we had a fifth quarter because I thought we had more work to do...

Washington State plays Houston in first big test for Cougs

Sep. 12, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

Here are some things to watch in the Pac-12 Conference this week: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 20 Washington State (2-0) against Houston (1-1) at NRG Stadium. Are the Cougars the real deal? Washington State will get its first real test of the season Friday night in Texas. The Cougs had easy wins over New Mexico State...

No. 20 Washington St visits Houston in Air Raid reunion

Sep. 12, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

Dana Holgorsen's first impression of Mike Leach dates all the way back to the early 1990s. Holgorsen was a wide receiver at tiny Iowa Wesleyan. His offensive coordinator? "I remember seeing that funny-looking guy with sweat pants, a sweat shirt, and hair everywhere," Holgorsen recalled. "That was the genius Mike...

No. 20 Washington State faces first test at Houston

Sep. 12, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

No. 20 Washington State (2-0) at Houston (1-1), Friday at 9:15 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Washington State by 9. Series record: Washington State leads 2-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? It's an Air Raid reunion as Mike Leach takes No. 20 Washington State on the road for the first time this season to face Dana Holgorsen and...

Gordon leads No. 22 Washington St. over N. Colorado 59-17

Sep. 7, 2019 9:18 PM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — In two games as a starter, Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon is averaging better than 50 points and 400 passing yards. He isn't doing it alone. "The offensive line is always great," Gordon said after throwing for 464 yards and four touchdowns to help No. 22 Washington State...

Gordon, No. 22 Washington State hosts FCS Northern Colorado

Sep. 5, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

Northern Colorado (0-1) at No. 22 Washington State (1-0), Saturday at 5 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network). Line: No Line. Series record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Washington State is looking to avoid an upset at the hands of FCS Northern Colorado, and remain undefeated. Washington State was upset by Eastern...

Injuries already taking a toll on Pac-12

Sep. 3, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

It's just a week into the season and injuries are already taking a toll in the Pac-12. USC quarterback J.T. Daniels and Stanford counterpart K.J. Costello were among the players who got knocked out of their season openers. So did Washington senior center Nick Harris. Graduate transfer Juwan Johnson, expected to...

Gordon shines as No. 23 Washington State rolls to 58-7 win

Sep. 1, 2019 2:39 AM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Anthony Gordon's starting debut for No. 23 Washington State was perfect for most of the first half and nearly flawless overall. Gordon completed his first 15 passes, threw for 330 yards and four touchdowns in the first half, and No. 23 Washington State rolled past New Mexico State...

No. 23 Washington State enters new season with untested QB

Aug. 30, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

Anthony Gordon has barely seen the field in three seasons at Washington State but the Cougars are his team now. Gordon emerged as the starter from fall camp and will be under center Saturday when No. 23 Washington State opens the season against New Mexico State. "He had a really good spring and then he really...

No. 23 Washington St. seeks 3rd straight season-opening win

Aug. 29, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

New Mexico State (3-9 last season) at No. 23 Washington State (11-2), Saturday at 10 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Network). Line: Washington State by 32. Series Record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Washington State is looking to improve its 2-5 record in season openers under coach Mike Leach, and help set the stage for an...