The UCLA Bruins improved to 7-2 with a crucial win against the Arizona Wildcats, who fell to 6-2.
No. 22 UCLA improved to 7-2 as they stunned No. 12 Arizona with a 17-7 victory, and they were able to do so in convincing fashion, contrary to most of their season.
The Wildcats looked primed to put on another offensive clinic as they took a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter, but the Bruins shut them down for the rest of the game. They blocked an Arizona field goal attempt late in the game to seal their win.
Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley was efficient as he threw for 189 yards and a touchdown on 19-of-26 passing, and he added a team-leading 131 rushing yards on 24 carries.
Running back Paul Perkins ran for 78 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries. Wide receiver Jordan Payton caught six passes for 119 yards and a touchdown.
For the Wildcats, quarterback Anu Solomon performed abysmally as he was held to 175 yards and a touchdown with an interception on 18-of-48 passing.
Running back Terris Jones-Grigsby ran for 50 yards on 11 carries, and wide receiver Cayleb Jones caught four passes for 46 yards and a touchdown.