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  • Washington State wins ugly over No. 25 USC

  • LOS ANGELES — Andrew Furney kicked a 41-yard field goal with 3:03 to play, and Washington State beat No. 25 Southern California 10-7 Saturday night for its first victory at the Coliseum in 13 years.
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  • LOS ANGELES — Andrew Furney kicked a 41-yard field goal with 3:03 to play, and Washington State beat No. 25 Southern California 10-7 Saturday night for its first victory at the Coliseum in 13 years.
    Damante Horton returned an interception 70 yards for a tying score in the final seconds of the first half for Washington State (1-1, 1-0 Pac-12), and he made the clinching interception with 2:18 to play in the Cougars' first win over the Trojans anywhere since 2002.
    Dom Williams took Connor Halliday's third-and-long screen pass 49 yards to the USC 30 with 51/2; minutes left to set up Furney's tiebreaking kick. Horton then picked off Max Wittek's pass to finish off USC (1-1, 0-1), which received loud boos throughout its Pac-12 opener.
    No. 5 Stanford 34, San Jose State 13
    At Stanford, Calif., Tyler Gaffney ran for 104 yards and two touchdowns in an impressive return after playing baseball in the minors last year, leading Stanford past gritty San Jose State in its season opener.
    With career-rushing leader Stepfan Taylor in the NFL now, Gaffney made sure the defending Pac-12 and Rose Bowl champions kept the ground game going strong. The Cardinal scored on their first three possessions and forced prolific passer David Fales to toss short passes for little gain.
    California 37, Portland State 30
    At Berkeley, Calif., freshman quarterback Jared Goff passed for 485 yards and two touchdowns to give coach Sonny Dykes his first win at California.
    Goff completed 31 of 58 attempts and was 19 yards shy of breaking the school's single-game passing record. He became the first Cal quarterback since 1996 to throw for 400 yards or more in back-to-back games.
    Arizona 58, UNLV 13
    At Las Vegas, Ka'Deem Carey rushed for 171 yards and two touchdowns in his much-anticipated return for Arizona.
    The junior all-American, who was suspended for the team's season-opener as discipline reportedly stemming from a pair of off-field incidents during the offseason, didn't enter the game until the second quarter, but outrushed UNLV's entire team by halftime, 110-69.
    Utah 70, Weber State 7
    At Salt Lake City, Travis Wilson had two long touchdown runs and threw for three more scores, all in the first half, and Utah exploded for a rout of Weber State.
    The blowout marked the most points by the Utes (2-0) since an 82-6 victory over UTEP in 1973. The Wildcats are 1-1.
    Colorado 38, Central Arkansas 24
    At Boulder, Colo., Paul Richardson topped 200 yards receiving for the second time in six days, and his second touchdown grab helped Colorado outlast FCS power Central Arkansas.
    Overcoming four turnovers, Connor Wood found Richardson all alone for a 30-yard touchdown that broke a 24-all tie with 9:16 left. It followed freshman Chidobe Awuzie's takeaway.
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