Saturday, October 21, 2006 Lynch mob too much for Huskies

Fueled by 150 yards rushing by Marshawn Lynch, the California Golden Bears stayed cool under pressure and didn't let a last-play bomb from Carl Bonnell to Marlon Wood diffuse their 24-17 overtime win in Berkeley. It's the third straight loss for the Huskies, who also lost a very hard-fought affair at USC, but lost in the waning seconds.  "I think it's safe to say that we played toe-to-toe with them today," Washington Head Coach Tyrone Willingham said. "But we just couldn't find a way to get it done. There are no moral victories."  "I'm real proud of our guys," Jeff Tedford said of California's effort. With the win, the Bears move to 7-1 and 5-0 in conference. "There was never any quit. It was a rollercoaster, up and down, and I felt we kept our composure very well."  It wasn't a Hail Mary for the Huskies (4-4, 2-3), but the result was the same. Wood caught a deflection off a Cal defender at the Cal 2-yard line and jumped into the end zone to give Washington an improbable chance to take what appeared to be a very one-sided affair at first (Vegas oddsmakers had it Washington +24) into extra time

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