The UCLA Bruins continued to have trouble against an out-of-conference opponent, but the same result occurred as they beat the Memphis Tigers, 42-35.
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No. 11 UCLA improved to 2-0, but they struggled once again against an inferior opponent. They came away with a 42-35 victory at home against Memphis.
The game turned out to be a shootout, and Memphis tied the game at 35 with a pick-six by Fritz Etienne. UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley threw the winning touchdown with just under 11 minutes remaining in the game.
Hundley put up more Heisman-worthy numbers as he threw for 396 yards and three touchdowns with one interception, which turned out to be the game-tying pick-six.
Running back Paul Perkins led the Bruins in rushing with 98 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries. Thomas Duarte led the receivers with 110 yards and two touchdowns on four catches.
For the Tigers, quarterback Paxton Lynch had a solid performance with 305 yards and a touchdown on 27-of-41 passing. He also added 27 yards rushing to go with a touchdown. Doroland Dorceus led the Tigers in rushing with 86 yards.