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2016 Schedule
4-0, 2nd in Pac 12 - North
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Huskies need difficult wins to be considered contenders (0:46)
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Pac-12 playoff contenders meet in Week 5

Stanford and Washington are two of 15 teams still alive for a playoff berth, according to Mark Schlabach. One of them will take a major step forward with a win on Friday night. Eliminator

Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer 

Stanford head coach David Shaw, a big fan of defense himself, had some high praise for what Washington has been able to do on the defensive side of the ball. The top 10 teams meet Friday night at 6 p.m. PT on ESPN: "They are built very smartly with size and a physical nature up front. The secondary guys are long and athletic with linebackers that can run and hit. That's a great combination when you throw a budding superstar like Budda Baker in the mix, who continues to grow and can be one of the top defensive players in our conference. It's the idea of having both of those extremes -- the speed and athleticism on the offensive side -- the size and physical nature up front with length in the secondary. That's how we all try to build them."

ESPN Stats & Info

Can Washington run the table?

No. 10 Washington is the favorite for every remaining game, according to ESPN's FPI. The Huskies are given a 61 percent chance to knock off No. 7 Stanford this Friday.

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Reversals of fortune for Miles, Vols and Irish highlight Week 4 (1:32)

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

PAC-12 in the new AP Poll: 7. Stanford, 10. Washington, 18. Utah. The Utes move up 6 spots from No. 24.

Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington didn't look like the nation's No. 9 team while slipping Arizona 35-28 in overtime, but that might be a mistaken impression because winning ugly is what good teams do. "We wanted to go through something that was going to be hard," Huskies coach Chris Petersen said. Washington's average margin of victory during its pillow-soft nonconference slate was 49-10. It hadn't trailed all season. So many things went wrong against the Wildcats, including four drives inside Arizona's 30-yard line that netted zero points. Still, the Huskies took Arizona's best shot, got out of their own way and won the game. Said quarterback Jake Browning, "I thought we showed a lot of grit in pushing through that stuff."

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Washington escapes the desert with OT win over Arizona (0:57)
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Opening OT TD gives Huskies the win

Jake Browning fires a four-yard touchdown pass to Dante Pettis in the middle of the end zone on the opening possession of overtime. No. 9 Washington then held Arizona and came away with a 35-28 win.

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Wild pass helps Wildcats send game to OT

Arizona's Brandon Dawkins breaks through a Washington sack attempt and completes a pass to Shun Brown for 54 yards. The Wildcats would tie the score with 17 seconds remaining in regulation.

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Huskies retake lead late in the fourth

Washington RB Lavon Coleman outruns the Wildcats' defense for a 55-yard touchdown. The No. 9 Huskies take a 28-21 lead late in the fourth quarter.

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Dawkins TD run ties it up in the fourth

Arizona QB Brandon Dawkins leaps into the end zone on this two-yard run. The Wildcats are tied at 21-21 with the No. 9 Huskies late in the fourth quarter.

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Coleman puts Washington up with 56-yard TD run (0:25)

Team Stats

Passing Yards249.851st
Rushing Yards195.5Tied-51st
Points For45.810th
Points Against14.515th

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