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Stanford, Calif. • Ed Reynolds returned an interception for a touchdown and No. 19 Stanford sacked Jeff Tuel 10 times to overcome a sloppy offensive effort in a 24-17 victory over Washington State on Saturday.
Reynolds stepped in front of Tuel's pass for the safety's fourth interception and second returned for a score this season early in the fourth quarter. He ran 25 yards untouched into the end zone to give the Cardinal a two-touchdown lead and highlight another dominant defense effort that held the Cougars (2-6, 0-5 Pac-12) to minus-16 yards rushing.
Stanford (6-2, 4-1) still produced little separation on the scoreboard due to an inefficient offense.
Josh Nunes completed 7 of 15 passes for 136 yards and a touchdown, and Ryan Hewitt ran for a short score.