The Oregon Ducks demolished the Washington Huskies, 45-20, to improve to 6-1 and keep themselves in prime position for a Pac-12 championship.
No. 9 Oregon improved their record to 6-1 as they handily defeated Washington, 45-20. The Ducks started slowly in the first quarter with a 7-6 lead, but they pulled out to a 28-6 halftime lead.
The Huskies were able to score two touchdowns in the second half, but it was to no avail as the Ducks continued to pull away with another offensive clinic.
Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota threw for 336 yards and two touchdown passes on 24-of-33 passing, and he continued his streak of games with no interceptions this season.
Running back Royce Freeman enjoyed the best game of his Oregon career as he ran for 169 yards and four touchdowns on 29 carries. Tight end Pharaoh Brown continued to be a key receiving weapon as he caught three passes for 99 yards.
For the Huskies, quarterback Cyler Miles threw for 147 yards and one touchdown with one interception on 19-of-28 passing. The Huskies’ running game was relatively quiet as they ran for 133 total yards and averaged 3.7 yards per carry.