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.
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