NCAA Game Summary - Utah at Arizona|
(Saturday, November 5th)
Final Score: Utah 34, Arizona 21
Tempe, AZ (Sports Network) - Jon Hays threw for 199 yards and two touchdowns
and John White rushed for 109 yards and two more scores as Utah beat Arizona
34-21 at Arizona Stadium.
DeVonte Christopher added three catches for 79 yards and a touchdown for Utah
(5-4,2-4 Pac-12), and the Utes defense forced three turnovers in the win.
Arizona (2-7, 1-6) was led by Nick Foles, who threw for 326 yards and two
touchdowns but also threw two interceptions as the Wildcats were officially
eliminated from bowl eligibility.
Utah got on the board midway through the first quarter with a 33-yard Coleman
Petersen field goal, and the Utes made it 10-0 in the opening seconds of the
second quarter after Hays found Christopher on a 65-yard touchdown pass.
Nearly four minutes later, White hit paydirt from 18 yards out to extend the
Utah lead to 17-0. Arizona finally got on the board with 3:45 left in the
second quarter, when Foles hit David Douglas for a 23-yard touchdown pass to
cap the most productive Wildcats' drive of the half.
In the final 1:32 of the second quarter, Utah drove 41 yards in seven plays to
set up a 35-yard field goal by Petersen as time expired to give the Utes a
20-7 lead heading into recess.
Hays wasted no time getting Utah back on the scoreboard early in the third
quarter, completing a 44-yard touchdown pass to Reggie Dunn.
Foles connected on his second touchdown pass of the day at the 5:02 mark of
the third quarter, a 42-yard strike to Douglas that pulled Arizona within
27-14. Douglas finished with 10 catches for 156 yards and two scores.
Arizona wasn't able to pull any closer, and White sealed it with a 11-yard
touchdown run with 2:50 remaining in the game that put Utah up 34-14.
The Wildcats scored the final touchdown of the game, as Daniel Jenkins rushed
for a 29-yard score with just 23 seconds left.
11/05 23:43:33 ET