The Arizona Wildcats won the Pac-12 South with a 42-35 win over the Arizona State Sun Devils, and they are set to face the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 championship.
No. 11 Arizona took advantage of a UCLA loss and defeated No. 13 Arizona State, 42-35, to win the Pac-12 South and get a crack at upsetting No. 2 Oregon for a second time.
The Wildcats were locked in a shootout with the Sun Devils for the entire game, but they eventually pulled away with a 42-28 lead in the fourth quarter.
Wildcats quarterback Anu Solomon threw for 208 yards and two touchdown passes on 15-of-21 passing, and running back Nick Wilson ran for 178 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries.
Wide receiver Samajie Grant caught both of Solomon’s touchdown passes and finished with four receptions and 91 yards.
For the Sun Devils, quarterback Taylor Kelly threw two touchdown passes before being replaced in the third quarter by Mike Bercovici, who also threw two touchdown passes but also threw an interception.
This became costly as the Wildcats capitalized and took a 14-point lead.
Wide receiver Jaelen Strong caught four passes for 80 yards and a touchdown. Running back D.J. Foster was held to 34 rushing yards, but he chipped in 60 receiving yards on seven receptions.