Live: California vs. Washington

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California must win its final three games to become bowl eligible, including Friday night's "Gold Out" versus Washington and former Bears assistant coach Tosh Lupoi.

BERKELEY, Calif. - California (3-6, 2-4 Pac-12) and Washington (4-4, 2-3 Pac-12) face off Friday night (ESPN2, 6 p.m.).

Final score: Washington 21, Cal 13

8:31 p.m. - Austin Seferian-Jenkins is simply unstoppable. Despite excellent coverage from cornerback Steve Williams, the 6-foot-6 tight end leaps for a 43-yard catch and 29-yard touchdown to push his total to 138 yards on six grabs.

Washington 14, Cal 13 at the end of the third quarter

8:19 p.m. - Cal gets another Vincenzo D'Amato field goal, this time from 21 yards out, after Nick Forbes recovered a Bishop Sankey fumble in Washington territory.

Cal 13, Washington 7 with 3:59 left in the third quarter

7:59 p.m. - Cal can't capitalize on a 64-yard run by C.J. Anderson plus a horsecollar tackle that gave the Bears first-and-goal at the Huskies' 10. Instead, they get a 28-yard Vincenzo D'Amato field goal to take the lead, his 10th straight make after missing four in a row at Ohio State and USC.

Cal 10, Washington 7 with 11:40 left in the third quarter

7:32 p.m. - Both teams had plenty of opportunities in the first 30 minutes, and yet it's all tied up. Cal had 226 yards of total offense, Washington 267.

Zach Maynard is 12-of-20 for 146 yards, no touchdowns, no interceptions, and has not been sacked. C.J. Anderson has a team-high 45 yards on six carries. Chris Harper has 74 yards on four receptions, and scored on a 14-yard reverse.

Bishop Sankey has 124 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries for Washington, while Keith Price is 10-of-20 for 138 yards, no touchdowns, and one interception. Austin Seferian-Jenkins has four receptions for 66 yards.

Cal 7, Washington 7 at the end of the first half

7:19 p.m. - Chris Harper continues to be the Bears' best offensive weapon, scoring on a 14-yard reverse to tie this one up.

The freshman now has 88 yards on five offensive touches.

Cal 7, Washington 7 with 2:46 left in the second quarter

6:46 p.m. - My goodness, that was an embarrassing quarter of football by both teams. Cal had 121 yards of offense, but fumbled twice to kill two promising drives. Zach Maynard missed Chris Harper for a long gain, while Washington freshman receiver Jaydon Mickens bobbled an easy 67-yard touchdown.

Running back Bishop Sankey has 95 yards and a score on 13 carries for the Huskies, while Chris Harper has 75 yards on three receptions for the Bears.

Washington 7, Cal 0 at the end of the first quarter

6:25 p.m. - Isi Sofele fumbles on the edge of the red zone on Cal's first possession, and Washington drives 79 yards in 11 plays for the lead, scoring on Bishop Sankey's four-yard run right up the middle.

Not surprisingly, the first "Fire Tedford" chant came immediately after the touchdown.

Washington 7, Cal 0 with 6:23 left in the first quarter

5:52 p.m. - Memorial Stadium is shocking empty less than nine minutes from kickoff. Is this an anti-Jeff Tedford blue flu in effect?

5:26 p.m. - Back up from the field, and it looks like Cal will have starting outside linebackers Chris McCain (ankle) and Brennan Scarlett (hand) back in the lineup tonight.

Scarlett had a heavy black cast put on his left hand, though a club is probably the better description at this point.

4:45 p.m. - Down on the field, and outside linebacker Brennan Scarlett's broken hand is not in a cast, leading me to believe he will not play this evening.

4:30 p.m. - Some of the other injury absences this evening are starting to filter out, including inside linebacker Jalen Jefferson (concussion).

Robert Mullins will again start next to Nick Forbes inside, while Kameron Jackson will get the start in place of Anthony.

4:06 p.m. - Good afternoon from Memorial Stadium, where we already have our first bit of injury news coming through, as redshirt senior cornerback Marc Anthony (head/neck) will not play this evening.

That comes on the heels of yesterday's announcement that junior wide receiver Keenan Allen will not play because of a left knee injury that could sideline him for the rest of the 2012 season.

Here is CSD On The Scene with some last-minute thoughts on the game, albeit having been shot before the news broke:

Dan Greenspan is the publisher of Cal Sports Digest and writes about the Pac-12 for Fox Sports Next. Follow him on Twitter @DanGreenspan

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