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Where does Washington go from here?

EUGENE, Ore. — When Washington ran a fake punt from its own 35-yard line early in the fourth quarter down 45-14, even that was a bust.

Pio Vatuvei looped in to take a direct snap and pushed into the middle of the line. He moved far enough to get the first down on 4th-and-one, but was stripped of the ball. It was Oregon again stomping on Washington’s toes then poking it in the eyes.

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Video: Talking with The Oregonian’s Aaron Fentress

We rang up Ducks beat writer Aaron Fentress of The Oregonian to talk about Saturday’s game between Washington and Oregon. Here’s our conversation, which includes a discussion of Oregon’s second-half domination, the Ducks’ defense and a prediction:


Wrapping up the Huskies’ 82-57 loss to Oregon and post-mortem thoughts

Well that was sort of unexpected. It’s not like you didn’t think the Huskies could lose. Any team can lose on the road in this league. But it’s the way they lost that was pretty surprising. The lack of envery and the number of defensive breakdowns were startling.

Yes, the Huskies were late to the arena and everything kind of got messed up. But that excuse won’t work with Lorenzo Romar.

“I do believe in excuses when it’s a legitimate excuse. I don’t know if I can claim that one.
he said.

Being late wasn’t an excuse for the

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