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Archives: Aug. 2014

Aug.
31st

With Eastern Washington on tap, Huskies have ‘a lot of work to do’

Washington running back Dwayne Washington (12) looks for an opening in the Hawaii defense in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Honolulu. Washington defeats Hawaii 17-16. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
Washington running back Dwayne Washington (12) looks for an opening in the Hawaii defense in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Honolulu. Washington defeats Hawaii 17-16. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

HONOLULU – With a Hawaiian lei draped around his neck as he stood on the Aloha Stadium field, John Timu’s evaluation of the Washington Huskies’ 17-16 victory over Hawaii on Saturday was understandably tempered.

The senior linebacker was happy the Huskies won. That fact aside, he also spoke an inescapable truth, one each of his teammates would do well to heed as they prepare for their home opener this Saturday against Eastern Washington.

“We’ve got a lot of work to do,” Timu said. “Offense, defense, special teams. A lot of work to be done. All we can do now is improve.” Read more »

Aug.
31st

Morning links: Huskies escape Honolulu with a win, but it wasn’t easy

FROM HONOLULU — The Huskies flew back to Seattle after a 17-16 victory over Hawaii last night. We’re still here, and will be until later tonight. And we have links, as always.

Here’s our game story, abridged as it is, given the late hour and tight deadlines.

— Plenty more on the blog, including quotes from Chris Petersen and our usual tale of the tape. Read more »

Aug.
31st

Tale of the tape: Washington 17, Hawaii 16

FROM HONOLULU — That was ugly. But the general vibe from players after Washington’s 17-16 slog-fest of a victory over Hawaii was that, hey, they won.

“I’m just happy we got the win,” quarterback Jeff Lindquist said. “But we’ve got a lot of things to clean up.”

They do. Let’s take a look at our tale of the tape summary. Read more »