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UW 14 1/2-Point Underdogs, WSU 40-Point Underdogs This Week

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UNDATED (AP) - After being beaten by a combined score of 114-0
in Pac-10 road games last week, the 0-8 Washington Huskies and the
1-8 Washington State Cougars will be big underdogs in league home
games this week.
The oddsmakers have installed the Huskies as 14 1/2-point
underdogs against 2-6 Arizona State while the Cougars are 40-point
underdogs against 5-3 Arizona.
The Washington State-Arizona game will be played at 2 p.m.
Saturday at Martin Stadium in Pullman and the Washington-Arizona
State game will be played at 4 p.m. Saturday at Husky Stadium in
Coach Mike Stoops' Arizona team can become bowl eligible with a
victory. But two years ago, the Wildcats were snubbed by bowl
selectors when they had six wins.
The U-of-A hasn't played in a bowl game since beating Nebraska
23-20 in the 1998 Holiday Bowl. The nine-year postseason absence is
the Pac-10's longest drought.
Coach Dennis Erickson's Arizona State team has lost six games in
a row.

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