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
Washington avoided its first shutout at home since 1976 by
scoring with just 2:56 left in the game, against Notre Dame's
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
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