The Apple Cup - By The Numbers

Here we are - Apple Cup week. This will mark the 39th meeting between Washington and Washington State since they've been calling this match up The Apple Cup. Although Washington holds a significant edge in the series, this year the numbers all favor the Cougars. Does it mean anything? Well, let's just take a look at those numbers, shall we?

Washington State at Washington
Sat, Nov 17, 2001 3:30 PM PST

FieldTurf
ABC
Probability(1):

100%


Washington State

Washington
Overall record
Location record

Scoring/G: PF&PA (Rank)

Yardage/G: YF&YA (Rank)
Rushing/G: YF&YA (Rank)
Passing/G: YF&YA (Rank)

Turnover margin/G

AP Poll
Coaches Poll

Sagarin's Rating(Team)
Collegio Rating**

7-year record as
Favorite and
Underdog
at location


vs. same-field
opponents (1)

at Arizona State

9 - 1 (.900)
5 - 0 (1.000) on the road

37.3 (9) 21.6 (31)

450.3 (14) 354.7 (47)
142.0 (69) 131.3 (36)
308.3 (10) 223.4 (16)*

+1.30 (6)

9 (11)
10 (12)

8
51

7-21-0 (.250)
as ROAD Underdog

7-3-0 (.700)
as ROAD Favorite



1 - 0 (1.000)

Won 28-16 [Nov 10]

7 - 2 (0.778)
5 - 0 (1.000) at home

30.8 (29) 27.1 (72)

395.7 (47) 386.0 (67)
116.9 (90) 164.8 (68)
278.8 (18) 221.2 (85)*

+0.11 (52)

16 (8)
14 (8)

23
33

30-7-0 (.811)
as HOME Favorite

2-2-1 (.500)
as HOME Underdog


1 - 0 (1.000)

Won 33-31 [Oct 28]

Last meeting (2000) Washington 51
  Washington State 3

* Rank shown is for pass efficiency defense.
** The Collegio rating is from 0 to 100, where 100 is equivalent to the 1995 Nebraska team. See bottom for further details.
(1) Probability determined by collegio software.

Even More Numbers

Statistics
Washington State

Washington
Differentials
+favors WSU
-favors UW
Statistic WSU OPP DIFF WASH OPP DIFF UW-OSU OPP DIFF DIFF DIFF
Pts / G 37.3 21.6 15.7 30.8 27.1 3.7 6.5 -5.5 12.0
Yds / G 450.3 354.7 95.6 395.7 386.0 9.7 54.6 -31.3 85.9
Rushing Yds / G 142.0 131.3 10.7 116.9 164.8 -47.9 25.1 -33.5 58.6
Passing Yds / G 308.3 223.4 84.9 278.8 221.2 57.6 29.5 2.2 27.3
Yds / Play 5.8 5.2 0.6 5.5 5.5 0.0 0.3 -0.3 0.6
Rushing Yds / Car 3.4 4.0 -0.6 3.2 4.1 -0.9 0.2 -0.1 0.3
Passing Yds / Att 8.6 6.4 2.2 8.0 7.6 0.4 0.6 -1.2 1.8
Passing Yds / Cmp 16.1 13.5 2.6 14.6 13.5 1.1 1.5 0.0 1.5
Passing Cmp % 53.6 47.4 6.2 54.6 55.9 -1.3 -1.0 -8.5 7.5
Punt Return Avg 6.9 5.6 1.3 13.9 9.7 4.2 -7.0 -4.1 -2.9
Yds / 7 Pts 84.5 114.9 30.4 90.0 99.7 9.7 5.5 15.2 20.7
Plays / 7 Pts 14.5 21.9 7.4 16.4 18.0 1.6 1.9 3.9 5.8
Rushing Play % 53.6 48.2 5.4 51.3 58.1 -6.8 2.3 9.9 12.2
Passing Play % 46.4 51.8 -5.4 48.7 41.9 6.8 -2.3 -9.9 -12.2
Turnovers / G 2.0 3.3 1.3 1.9 2.0 0.1 -0.1 1.3 1.2
Fumbles / G 0.9 1.2 0.3 0.9 1.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Intercept / G 1.1 2.1 1.0 1.0 0.8 -0.2 -0.1 1.3 1.2
Turnover % 2.6 4.9 2.3 2.6 2.9 0.3 0.0 2.0 2.0
Fumble % 2.2 3.7 1.5 2.4 3.0 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.9
Intercept % 3.1 6.0 2.9 2.9 2.7 -0.2 -0.2 3.3 3.1

Who's Who between the 2 teams

Players Ranked Among Top 50 Within an NCAA Statistical Category(2001)

Washington
Rank Category Player Value Units
3Punt ReturnsCharles Frederick15.58yds @
9Kickoff ReturnsRoc Alexander29.20yds @
20Field GoalsJohn Anderson1.33fg/g
29Total OffenseCody Pickett247.40yds/g
39PuntingDerek McLaughlin41.89yds @
40Receiving YardsReggie Williams76.11yds/g
40ScoringJohn Anderson7.44pts/g
48Passing EfficiencyCody Pickett128.70rtg pts


Washington State
Rank Category Player Value Units
2InterceptionsLamont Thompson0.80int/g
17Receiving YardsNakoa McElrath94.90yds/g
17Field GoalsDrew Dunning1.40fg/g
22Total OffenseJason Gesser259.50yds/g
22Passing EfficiencyJason Gesser142.20rtg pts
24ScoringDrew Dunning8.40pts/g
25ReceptionsNakoa McElrath6.20rec/g
28Receiving YardsMike Bush87.00yds/g

Other team tidbits:

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Washington State

Washington
Average Height 6'1" 6'1"
Average Weight 224 lbs 231 lbs
% Seniors 16% 24%
Average Experience 1.77 yrs 2.08 yrs
% In State 47% 43%
Top States WA-59 WA-48
CA-42 CA-38
AK-4 AZ-4
Total Players 121 104
Data current as of November 12, 2001
Source:
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