After losing a close game to Stanford the previous week, the high scoring Arizona Wildcats were still looking for their first win in the Pac-12. They got the first victory at the expense of the Washington Huskies. 'Zona dominates Washington, 52-17.
The only time Washington held a lead was 10 minutes into the first quarter. After their field goal, it was all Arizona with a little bit of Washington mixed in. 'Zona quarterback Matt Scott completed 14-of-22 passes for 256 yards and 4 touchdowns; this is in addition to his 8 carries for 43 yards and 1 touchdown. Dan Buckner lead the Wildcats in catches with 5 receptions for 86 yards. The workhorse of the night was running back Ka'Deem Carey. Carey carried the ball 29 times for 172 yards and 1 touchdown.
Washington quarterback Keith Price managed to match his opposing quarterback's yard total of 256. The only difference is that it took 29-of-52 tries to get to that point. Price threw 2 interceptions and was sacked 4 times. Of the 2 touchdowns scored by the Huskies, one went to running back Bishop Sankey and the other to tight-end Austin Seferian-Jenkins.
Arizona improves it's overall record to 4-3 and did pick up that illusive first Pac-12 victory, putting them at 1-3 in conference. Washington is now on a 3 game losing streak, taking their record to 3-4 overall and 1-3 in conference.
Box Score Hero: Arizona's Austin Hill is efficient. Hill had only 2 catches on the night for 70 yards. Those 2 catches resulted in 2 touchdowns for the Wildcats.
Rankings Ramifications: Both teams are not in the Top 25 and will remain that way.
But Did They Cover? Arizona was favored going in by 4.5. The math isn't too hard on that one.
Next Week's Schedule: Washington heads back home to face Oregon State. Arizona welcomes USC to town.