The Oregon Ducks redeemed themselves from a loss to the Arizona Wildcats and handily defeated the UCLA Bruins, 42-30.
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No. 12 Oregon had redemption on their minds following a 31-24 upset loss to Arizona, and they achieved exactly that with a 42-30 win over No. 18 UCLA.
The Ducks held a 42-10 lead in the third quarter, but the Bruins scored 20 unanswered points in the fourth quarter. However, the Ducks controlled the game throughout.
Quarterback Marcus Mariota threw for 210 yards and two touchdown passes on 17-of-27 passing, and he still has yet to throw an interception this season. The quarterback also added 75 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.
Running back Royce Freeman ran for 121 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries. Tight end Pharaoh Brown led the Ducks in receiving with five catches for 84 yards and a touchdown.
For the Bruins, quarterback Brett Hundley threw for 216 yards and two touchdowns with one interception on 26-of-37 passing while rushing for 89 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries.
Running back Paul Perkins steamrolled the Ducks defense for 187 yards on 21 carries, and wide receiver Jordan Payton caught six passes for 61 yards and two touchdowns.