Washington State (2-5, 0-4) has now lost four in a row, and new coach Mike Leach is still looking for his first Pac-12 win.
Jordan Poyer had three interceptions, Sean Mannion passed for 270 yards and No. 14 Oregon State survived a shaky start with a 19-6 win over Washington State Saturday.
De'Anthony Thomas and Kenjon Barner sandwiched touchdown runs around Patterson's 34-yard interception return for a score, and No. 2 Oregon used a third-quarter scoring blitz to shake Washington State for a 51-26 win on Saturday night.
The defense starred last weekend when No. 2 Oregon shut out Arizona 49-0. Six times the Ducks prevented the Wildcats from scoring from the red zone. Now they face Washington State's Air Raid offense.
The Ducks should have no problem scoring on a struggling Cougars defense that collapsed in the fourth quarter last week versus Colorado. But this will be the first true test of an Oregon pass defense.
Washington State led 31-14 midway through the fourth quarter. Then the Buffaloes scored three touchdowns in the final 7:06 to pull out the win.
Jeff Tuel threw a pair of touchdown passes to Isiah Myers as Washington State hung on to beat Eastern Washington 24-20 on Saturday in the home debut of Cougars coach Mike Leach.
An $80 million expansion has dramatically changed the league's most modest football stadium, and is expected to pump $3 million more into what has long been a cash-strapped program.
A Central Washington University pole vaulter blames Delta Airlines for losing a crucial piece of her equipment and preventing her from competing for a national title.
Former Ducks weigh in on the ESPN The Magazine article which estimates '40 to 60 percent' of current and former Oregon football players smoke marijuana.
Pat Summitt is stepping aside as Tennessee's women's basketball coach and taking the title of "head coach emeritus" with long-time assistant Holly Warlick being promoted to replace the sport's winningest coach.
He was voted the Associated Press High School Basketball Player of the Year. Now we know where Davis High's David Trimble will be doing his college hooping.
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf will stay in a Montana jail a while longer while Texas prosecutors work with their Montana counterparts to revoke his probation on 2010 drug charges.
Gonzaga is headed back to the round of 16 in the NCAA women's basketball tournament, thanks to Kayla Standish and Katelan Redmon.
Sounder named MLS Player of the Week.