STATS: Plus some notable nuggets from the Cougars' monster 51-33 win over the Ducks

IT WAS A NIGHT of firsts for Washington State defensive tackle Garrett McBroom and defensive back Shalom Luani. Here are a bunch of nuggets from the Cougs' 51-33 dismantling of the Ducks -- and the official stats.

McBroom made his first career start at defensive tackle. And Luani started at nickel, the first start of his career after becoming a mainstay at safety. More nuggets:

•        WSU beat Oregon for the second consecutive year for the first time since 2002-03.

•        WSU’s 280 combined rushing yards are the most since the 2006 season (344, Idaho). It was WSU's most hashes against a conference opponent since 2005 (330, UCLA).

•        WSU’s six rushing touchdowns are the most since rushing for six against Southwest Louisiana in 1997 (now Louisiana-Lafayette). It is the most for Wazzu against a conference opponent since rushing for six scores at Oregon in 1984.

•        WSU tallied back-to-back 200 rushing yard games for the first time since 2005, Stanford (246) and UCLA (330).

•        WSU had a 100-yard rusher in two straight games for the first time since The Ghost - Jerome Harrison - in 2005 against Oregon (143) and Washington (207).

•        WSU recorded its first safety since 2006 (at Stanford).

•        The 33,528 in attendance (included standing room only) was the largest crowd since 2012.

•        Gabe Marks caught his 29th career touchdown pass, now tied for ninth in Pac-12 history. Marks caught two passes for 20 yards, and now has 256 career receptions, fourth-most in Pac-12 history.

•        Y receiver River Cracraft (pictured above) caught four passes for 73 yards. He has at least one reception in 33 straight games.

•        Nose tackle Robert Barber record his second sack of the season and third of his career.

•        Luke Falk threw for 371 yards, upping his career total to 7,920, fourth-most in WSU history. Falk tossed one touchdown pass, upping his career total to 63, No. 28 in Pac-12 history

•        Running back Gerard Wicks had two rushing touchdowns in the game, his third and fourth of the season.

•        LB Isaac Dotson’s interception to end the first half was the first of his career.

•        DL Hercules Mata’afa tallied 3.5 tackles-for-loss, the most TFL since 2012 for WSU. Mata’afa also recorded his second of the season.






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