GAME: 26th TicketCity Cactus Bowl. MATCHUP: Washington (8-5, 4-5, Pac-12) vs. Oklahoma State (6-6, 4-5, Big 12). WHEN: 7:15 p.m., PT Friday, Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, AZ. COACHES: Chris Petersen, Washington; Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State. TV: ESPN. RADIO: KOMO AM-1000. LINE: Washington by 6.
The Cactus Bowl matchup between Washington and Oklahoma State came within minutes of not happening. The Cowboys trailed Oklahoma late in the fourth quarter Dec. 6 and were on the verge of ending their season one win shy of bowl eligibility, but suddenly rallied for an improbable overtime victory.