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Halliday on Facing Buffs: 'We need to be better in the Pac-12'

© Quarterback Connor Halliday said WSU needs to be better in the Pac-12 than they have been, and this weekend's game is an opportunity (Photo: SWX) © Quarterback Connor Halliday said WSU needs to be better in the Pac-12 than they have been, and this weekend's game is an opportunity (Photo: SWX)

The non-conference slate was a mixed bag for Washington State: a loss to BYU, a win over EWU and a win against UNLV.

But now the real test begins.

The Cougars have a chance to make a statement this weekend as they open up Pac-12 play on Homecoming weekend. Colorado is the potential victim – a struggling team coming off an embarrassing loss to Fresno State.

Washington State is a heavy favorite in Saturday's game. With that said, the Cougars can ill-afford to a lose in a very winnable game.

"[I am] really excited, looking forward to seeing how it goes, and I think we'll have some success this year if we can keep preparing well," said center Elliot Bosch.

"Conference play is a big deal," said quarterback Connor Halliday, who may or may not start the game. "We need to win conference games and we need to be better in the Pac-12 than we have been. I think this week, hopefully, we can get off to a good start with that. "

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