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Gardner Minshew wraps up his rookie season in style

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The roller coaster that was Gardner Minshew’s rookie NFL season is finally over, and it ended with a bang. Minshew tossed three touchdowns on Sunday to lead the Jaguars to a Week 17 win. The three touchdowns tied his career high and his 295 passing yards were the second-best single game total this year.

This was his final TD of 2019:

For the year, Minshew started 12 games — winning 6 — while throwing for 3,271 yards, 21 touchdowns and six interceptions. He completed 60.6 percent of his passes and averaged 7.0 yards per attempt.

All in all it was a terrific rookie season for Minshew. He proved he can play at the NFL level and regardless of what happens with the Jaguars quarterback situation next year, Minshew will get another shot in the NFL.

Minshew Mania will be back in 2020.


Women’s Basketball:

Huskies use aggressiveness to get to the line, top WSU 65-56 to open Pac-12 women’s hoops | The Seattle Times
Washington used its aggressiveness to get to the free-throw line in its Pac-12 women’s basketball opener and converted that to a 12-point advantage in its 65-56 victory Sunday over host Washington State.


Washington State kicker Jack Crane entering NCAA transfer portal | The Spokesman-Review
Jack Crane, who’s handled kickoff duties for Washington State the last two year, announced Saturday he’s entered the transfer portal and intends to spend his redshirt senior season somewhere other than Pullman.

Men’s Basketball:

CJ Elleby scores 22 in Washington State’s 65-50 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-50 | The Spokesman-Review
Noah Williams’ defensive performance in the second half helped lead Washington State on a 17-5 run and to a 65-60 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday night.

The freshman had eight points, one of his two blocks and two steals after halftime.