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Michael Penix Jr. leads No. 2 UW to 37-31 victory over Texas and spot in national title game

The unbeaten Huskies will face No. 1 Michigan for championship on Jan. 8

Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. (9) scrambles with the ball against Texas defensive end Justice Finkley (1) as the defender himself is being grabbed by Micheal Penix Jr's teammate.
Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. (9) scrambles with the ball against Texas defensive end Justice Finkley (1) Monday, Jan. 1 during the second half of the Sugar Bowl CFP NCAA semifinal college football game in New Orleans. (Gerald Herbert/AP Photo)
By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer
NEW ORLEANS — Michael Penix Jr. passed for 430 yards and two touchdowns, and Washington held off T

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