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Washington Edges Oregon 36-33
In a epic battle between bitter rivals, meeting for the last time as members of the PAC 12, Washington outlasted the Ducks 36-33. Oregon missed a 43 yard field goal as time was running out that would have sent the game into overtime. The win propelled the Huskies to #2 in this week's Billingsley Report and squarely adds Washington into the conversation of potential playoff contenders. Around the Nation: One week after beating Notre Dame, Louisville tasted their first defeat, falling on the road at Pittsburgh 38-21. North Carolina remained undefeated, keeping pace with Florida State. The Tar Heels handled Miami (Fla.) 41-31 while the Seminoles blasted Syracuse 41-3. The Rock Chalk Jayhawk train suffered a derailment in Stillwater as Kansas fell to surging Oklahoma State 39-32. Notre Dame hosted USC and burst the Trojans undefeated bubble. The Irish dominated the game 48-20 giving Lincoln Riley and Caleb Williams their first loss of the year. Air Force moved to 6-0 with a 34-27 win over MWC contender Wyoming. Alabama survived a scare by the Razorbacks, nipping Arkansas 24-21 and Tennessee held off stubborn Texas A&M 20-13. Billingsley Projections post Monday.
Washington Nips Oregon State 22-20
The much hyped game of the day out on the West Coast lived up to it's billing as Washington escaped a furious upset bid by Oregon State, finally prevailing 22-20. The Huskies forged a comfortable 22-10 lead at the half but the second half was all Beavers, pulling to within 2 points before Washington's defense stiffened just enough to seal the victory. Washington remained unbeaten at 11-0 and earned a spot in the Pac 12 Championship game. Around the Nation: Louisville beat Miami (Fla.) 38-31 to secure a spot in the ACC Championship game against Florida State. Iowa put together a late TD drive to down visiting Illinois 15-13 and won the Big 10 West Division. The Hawkeyes will meet the winner of the Ohio State/Michigan game Saturday for the Big 10 Crown. Oklahoma survived their first ever trip to Provo, Utah with a 31-24 squeaker over BYU sparked by a 100 yard pick six by the Sooner defense. Georgia inched closer to #1 Ohio State in this week's Billingsley Report with a 38-10 thrashing of Tennessee in Knoxville, and New Mexico State pulled a huge upset on the Plains at Auburn, surprising The Tigers 31-10. Projections post Monday.
Washington and Michigan Will Play For Championship
Houston's NRG Stadium will host the 2023 National Championship Game Monday January 8. Washington and Michigan both qualified for the final in dramatic fashion. In the Rose Bowl Michigan topped the Tide in overtime 27-20 and in the Sugar Bowl Washington held off a furious Texas rally to nip the Longhorns 37-31. Billingsley's projection for the title game will be posted tomorrow.
Michigan Wallops Washington 34-13 to Win National Championship
The game never really seemed in doubt, although Washington had moments of momentum and kept the score within 7 points most of the game, the Michigan defense stole the show and the Wolverines walked away with a resounding 34-13 victory. The process of updating the Billingsley Encyclopedia will begin in the next few weeks and all of the files should be updated by early to mid March.