SEATTLE -- Washington will move back into renovated Husky Stadium on Aug. 31 when the Huskies host Boise State, and they will open Pac-12 Conference play Sept. 28 at home against Arizona.
Washington’s 2013 schedule was announced Thursday. The Huskies will face Illinois at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sept. 14 and host Idaho State on Sept. 21 to close out non-conference play.
After the Arizona game, the Huskies then go to Stanford (Oct. 5) before returning home to face Oregon (Oct. 12).
For the second year in a row, the Apple Cup will be played the day after Thanksgiving, as the Huskies will host Washington State on Friday, Nov. 29, at Husky Stadium. On Black Friday 2012, the Cougars won 31-28 in overtime.
The Huskies' 2013 schedule (home games at Husky Stadium in bold):
Saturday, Aug. 31 -- vs. Boise State
Saturday, Sept. 14 -- vs. Illinois (in Chicago)
Saturday, Sept. 21 -- vs. Idaho State
Saturday, Sept. 28 -- vs. Arizona
Saturday, Oct. 5 -- at Stanford
Saturday, Oct. 12 -- vs. Oregon
Saturday, Oct. 19 -- at Arizona State
Saturday, Oct. 26 -- vs. California
Saturday, Nov. 9 -- vs. Colorado
Friday, Nov. 15 -- at UCLA
Saturday, Nov. 23 -- at Oregon State
Friday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Washington State