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Monday morning trivia — Apple Cup Week

NCAA Football: Arizona at Washington State James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

Typically, I pull fresh questions for every Monday Morning Trivia post. But, this week isn’t a typical week. It’s Apple Cup week. Which means 1. There isn’t a lot that hasn’t already been said. 2. If there is anything that can bring positive karma for the Cougs, we’ll do it.

So with that in mind, I’m pulling the same questions I used in 2012, the last time the Cougars came away with a win in the Apple Cup.

Look up the answers, guess the answers. I don’t really care as long as the Cougs win on Friday.

Q1: Which WSU quarterback holds the single game Apple Cup record for passing yards?

Q2: Which WSU running back holds the single game Apple Cup record for rushing yards?

Q3: Which WSU wide receiver holds the single game Apple Cup record for receiving yards?



College football power rankings Statement wins for Washington State, UCF
Hey, speaking of overlooked and under-ranked teams. It'd be hard for any team -- non-Alabama and Clemson division -- to play much better than the Cougars did against Arizona late Saturday night.

Cougars will have a Warrior pulling for them from afar: Klay Thompson | The Spokesman-Review
“This is our year to snap the streak and, at worse, we’ll be Rose Bowl-bound,” Thompson said of the Cougars’ chances to end Washington’s five-game winning streak. “I will be there for the Pac-12 Championship Game (the following week) if the schedule allows it.”

What we learned from Arizona’s blowout loss at Washington State - Arizona Desert Swarm
Bad things happen for the Arizona Wildcats in the Palouse. Thankfully, they’re not scheduled to play there again until 2021.

Power of Minshew’s mustache: Washington State opens as 3-point favorite in Apple Cup | The Spokesman-Review
Las Vegas oddsmakers apparently like mustaches.

A day after handing Arizona a 69-28 thumping, Gardner Minshew and the 7th-ranked Washington State Cougars opened as an early 3-point favorite in the 111th Apple Cup Friday against the 16th-ranked Washington Huskies.

Arizona vs. Washington State recap: Grading the Wildcats’ blowout loss to the Cougars - Arizona Desert Swarm
Choose your own adventure when trying to describe the Arizona Wildcats’ performance (or lack thereof) in Pullman on Saturday night as the Washington State Cougars just flat boatraced the team from Tucson.