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Posted on October 7, 2012 at 4:04 PM

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw for 198 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Oregon beat No. 23 Washington 52-21 last night. Mariota rebounded from an interception on the Ducks' opening series to complete 15 of 24 passes and Oregon won its ninth straight overall dating back to last season, as well as its ninth straight in the series against the rival Huskies. Bishop Sankey ran for 104 yards and two touchdowns for Washington.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — No. 14 Oregon State survived a shaky start with a 19-6 win over Washington State yesterday. Jordan Poyer had three interceptions and Sean Mannion passed for 270 yards. Markus Wheaton had 95 yards receiving and a touchdown but it was the Beavers defense which kept the Cougars at arm's length on the day when Mannion threw three interceptions and was more down than up.

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Vernon Adams threw for four touchdowns and Demitrius Bronson rushed for 118 yards and a score as Eastern Washington defeated North Dakota 55-17 last night. Adams, in his third game as starting quarterback, was 12 of 15 for 151 yards for the Eagles. Kyle Padron was 3 of 4 for 17 yards and a TD.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Quarterback Kieran McDonagh accounted for six touchdowns — scoring via rush, pass and reception — and Portland State walloped Idaho State 77-10 last night. McDonagh rushed for 67 yards and four touchdowns, was 15 of 23 for 280 yards and a TD passing and caught a 22-yard scoring toss for the Vikings. DJ Adams ran for 148 yards and a TD on 14 carries.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Russell Wilson is hoping to show folks he can handle a starting job in the NFL Sunday when Seattle Seahawks take on the Carolina Panthers. Wilson is only the sixth quarterback drafted in the third round or later to start right away as a rookie. He says "The more experience you get, the slower the game gets" and the more he gets into the flow of the game.

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