September 8, 2012; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Washington Huskies quarterback Keith Price (17) escapes from LSU Tigers defensive end Lavar Edwards (89) during the first half of a game at Tiger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

Washington vs. Louisiana State: Huskies Offense Struggles In SEC Country

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Washington Vs. LSU 2012: Huskies Down At Halftime, 20-3

The Washington Huskies trail the LSU Tigers 20-3 at halftime in their non-conference battle in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

After getting roughed up in the first quarter, the Huskies were able to keep LSU out of the endzone for the entirety of the second quarter. While posting another 117 yards of offense for 231 total, LSU was kept from the endzone even on a 1st and goal effort.

But while Washington's defense tightened up, the offense is being stifled. It's best drive was stopped just past midfield, and the Huskies got just 52 yards in the quarter. That brings their total to just 70 yards. Quarterback Keith Price is 10-23 for 81 yards, while the Huskies' leading rusher is Dezden Petty, who has four yards on two carries.

Fortune seemed to give the Huskies a break early, as LSU returner Odell Beckham fumbled the game's opening kickoff. But on a 20-yard field, Washington moved the ball only four yards and settled for a field goal.

Stick with this StoryStream for scores, updates and more from Washington's Week 2 game with LSU. For all things Huskies, head over to UW Dawg Pound.

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Washington Vs. LSU 2012: Game Time, TV Schedule, Spread And More

Coming off their season opening win over San Diego State, 21-12, the Washington Huskies face a difficult matchup in Week 2 against the No. 3 LSU Tigers. Kickoff for the Pac 12-SEC showdown is set for Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

In Week 1, Washington got off to a solid start, topping the Aztecs, 21-12. The Huskies got out to an early 14-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back, as quarterback Keith Price threw for 222 yards and a touchdown and safety Will Shamburger returned a fumble recovery 44 yards for a score.

LSU, meanwhile, picked up where it left off last season, beating North Texas 41-14 in dominant fashion. The Tigers bested the Mean Green in nearly every significant statistical category -- time of possession, first downs, total offense, third-down conversions and turnovers -- and coasted to victory led by running back Kenny Hilliard, who rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns.

Here's all the info for Saturday's matchup:

Who: Washington Huskies (1-0) at No. 3 LSU Tigers (1-0).

When: Saturday, Sept. 8. 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

Where: Tiger Stadium, LSU


Point Spread: LSU by 24.

Specific Team News: For more on Washington, head over to UW Dawg Pound. For all things LSU, check out And The Valley Shook.


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