CAL VS. WASHINGTON

RECORDS: Cal 3-6, 2-4 Pac-12; Washington 4-4, 2-3

KICKOFF: 6 p.m., Memorial Stadium, Berkeley

TV: ESPN2

RADIO: 810-AM

SERIES HISTORY: Washington leads 49-38-4. Washington won 31-23 in 2011 and has won three in a row and four of the past five meetings. Before that, Cal won five in a row.

STORYLINES: Cal must win its final three games in order to secure long-shot bowl eligibility. ... This is the first Friday night game in the history of Memorial Stadium. ... Washington's appearance marks the return of three former Cal assistant coaches, including once-popular defensive line coach and top recruiter Tosh Lupoi, a Cal grad, whose sudden departure last January stirred strong fan reaction. ... Cal is looking to avoid another slow start after managing just three field goals total in the first half of one-sided losses to Stanford and Utah.

INJURY UPDATE: Cal -- OLB Brennan Scarlett (broken hand), WR Bryce Treggs (ankle) and OLB Chris McCain (ankle) are probable. DL Viliami Moala (ankle), ILB Jalen Jefferson (concussion) and CB Marc Anthony (concussion) are questionable. WR Keenan Allen (knee) is out. Washington -- RB Jesse Callier (knee), DE Hau'oli Jamora (knee), RB Deontae Cooper (knee), WR James Johnson (wrist), OL Erik Kohler (knee), OL Colin Tanigawa (knee) and DL Lawrence Lagafuaina (leg) are out.

MATCHUP TO WATCH: Cal front seven vs. Washington quarterback Keith Price. The Bears are hobbled up front and have been forced to utilize less-experienced players along the defensive line and at linebacker. They must deal with Price, who has struggled this season behind an injured-riddled offensive line but has the ability to throw, run or throw while on the run.


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STATS THAT MATTER: QB Zach Maynard has moved to No. 10 all-time on Cal's total offense list with 5,189 yards. Cal kicker Vincenzo D'Amato has made his past nine field goal attempts. ... Washington's defense ranks 11th in the Pac-12 against the run, allowing 185.1 yards per game. ... Washington sophomore Austin Seferian-Jenkins leads all FBS tight ends with 40 receptions.

-- JEFF FARAUDO