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Stanford Cardinal

Washington gets defensive, holds on to beat No. 17 USC 17-12

Nearly every Washington upperclassman insisted they took no personal pleasure in beating the coach who left them for Southern California two years ago. A gritty defensive victory over a ranked team on the Coliseum's national stage was more than enough reason for these Huskies to celebrate. Myles Gaskin ran for 134 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown, and Washington shut down No. 17 USC's high-powered offense throughout a 17-12 victory Thursday night. Receiver Marvin Hall threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Joshua Perkins early in the second half as the Huskies (3-2, 1-1 Pac-12) beat Steve Sarkisian and the coaches who recruited many of them to Seattle. The Huskies all...