After Another Loss, Washington Will Face Powerhouse USC
SEATTLE (AP) - After yet another loss, the Washington football team faces the prospect of facing one of college football's powerhouses next Saturday - the seventh-ranked USC Trojans. After losing to Notre Dame over the weekend, 33-7, the Huskies are now 0-7, and actually have nine straight losses going back to last season. They will not be going to a bowl game for the sixth straight year. Washington avoided its first shutout at home since 1976 by scoring with just 2:56 left in the game, against Notre Dame's backups. Huskies coach Tyrone Willingham called it (quote) "not a good performance," and said the players and coaches must draw on "basic pride" to change the team's course. Willingham is now 11-32 in his four seasons at Washington and the Huskies are 0-7 for only the second time in school history. Still, athletic director Scott Woodward has said repeatedly that he won't make a decision about Willingham's tenure until after the season.
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