Ducks assistant complains about Cougars' tactics

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti complained following the No. 2 Ducks' 62-38 victory over Washington State about the Cougars leaving in their starters and throwing for two late touchdowns.

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Aliotti's called out Washington State head coach Mike Leach, calling the tactic low class. Oregon pulled its starters in the fourth quarter of Saturday night's game.

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Cougars quarterback Connor Halliday played the entire game, completing 58 of 89 passes for 557 yards and four touchdowns. He also threw four interceptions.

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His attempts broke the FBS-level record of 83 set by Drew Brees for Purdue on Oct. 10, 1998 against Wisconsin. Halliday's total attempts and completions also broke the Pac-12 records set by Arizona's Matt Scott last season, and his total yards set a Washington State record.

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