WSU (4-3, 2-2) started the game well only to watch OSU’s Sean Mannion light up the Cougs for 4 touchdowns & 493 yards passing in the 52-24 loss. The game started well for WSU as they drove down the field on the opening drive and Furney kicked a field goal to put 3 on the board. OSU came right back and added 3 to close the first quarter in a 3-3 tie. OSU came back in the second quarter to close out the the half 17-10 over WSU before heading the the locker room at the half.
The Cougars came out in the 3rd quarter fired up and scored two touchdowns to take a 24-17 lead. That lead was short-lived as WSU self destructing in the 4th quarter with Conner Halliday throwing 3 interceptions in a stunning turnaround. OSU quickly took advantage with the Beavers scoring 3- TD’s in a space of 3 minutes in the 52-24 loss. The Cougs must recover quickly as they head to Oregon next week.