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WSU vs. Arizona State football: Sun Devils outclass Cougars, 55-21

ASU came to play, racking up 42 points in the first half to cruise to a workmanlike victory in Pullman. For the Cougars, bowl eligibility seems farther away than ever.

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The Monday After: ASU debacle edition

The Cougars were completely outclassed in a 55-21 loss to the Sun Devils, but that might not have been the most embarrassing part.


Quotes, notes and stats from a tire fire

The Sun Devils absolutely whipped the Cougars in every phase of the game. Here are the unhappy totals.


HCA: The day after destruction

A different game, but an all too familiar result.


Recap: Cougs steamrolled by Arizona State, 55-21

Arizona State scored three touchdowns in its first three possessions and the boat race was on.


ASU leaves no doubt in first half against WSU

There was a lot of excitement for Washington State coming into its matchup with Arizona State on ESPN. Much of that was sucked out of the building after a 21-0 first quarter for the Sun Devils that ensured this would not be a competitive Halloween match-up. After 30 minutes, WSU trails 42-14.

The Cougars went three-and-out on their first three drives and gave up a fumble on the fourth. Meanwhile, ASU was getting good field position and having little trouble against WSU's defense.

Sun Devil quarterback Taylor Kelly led his team on touchdown drives on touchdown drives of 67 yards, 36 yards and 39 yards in the first quarter. The only time the WSU defense was able to stop ASU came when Kelly pooch-punted a 4th-and-3.

WSU was given a glimmer of hope at the start of the second. Connor Halliday connected with Gabe Marks on a 34-yard touchdown to cap a 10-play, 75-yard drive. Arizona State then fumbled the ball back to WSU on its ensuing possession

Hope was short-lived, as Halliday was stripped of the ball and WSU soon found itself in a 3rd and 26 before punting on fourth.

Arizona State continued its onslaught after WSU failed to capitalize on the turnover. The Sun Devils scored three more touchdowns before halftime, including a 51-yard pass where Damante Horton was trying his best to interfere with the receiver before batting it up in the air for an easy ASU TD.

Halliday connected with Rickey Galvin on a 15-yard touchdown pass shortly before halftime to complete the first-half scoring.

John Fullington has four yards receiving. Because it's Halloween.


Cougs-Devils game thread

Come join the discussion as the Cougs host the Sun Devils!


Bax's head is a little cloudy this Halloween

Baxter's head is in the clouds today, but he still has a beer to review for you.


How much confidence do you have in Halliday?

There's something interesting about when Connor Halliday throws his interceptions. Let's take a look at some of them, and then see what the situational stats can tell us about it. You might be surprised.


HCA:Cougar Football Thursday has arrived

Hey, neat, WSU football during the week.

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