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No. 25 UCLA stifles No. 14 Arizona

Bruins QB Brett Hundley had 320 yards total offense on Saturday night.
Bruins QB Brett Hundley had 320 yards total offense on Saturday night.

PASADENA, Calif. – Brett Hundley passed for 189 yards and ran for 131 more, and No. 25 UCLA pulled its season back from the brink with a dominant defensive performance in a 17-7 victory over No. 14 Arizona on Saturday night.

Paul Perkins rushed for a touchdown and Hundley threw a 70-yard TD pass to Jordan Payton during the decisive third quarter. The Bruins (7-2, 4-2 Pac-12, No. 22 CFP) stayed in the Pac-12 South race with their first home victory in nearly two months.

Anu Solomon went 18 for 48 for 175 yards on a nightmarish offensive night for the Wildcats (6-2, 3-2, No. 12 CFP), who couldn’t score in the final 57 minutes. Arizona has lost three straight to UCLA since coaches Rich Rodriguez and Jim Mora joined the Pac-12.

Cayleb Jones caught a TD pass on Arizona’s opening drive, but Arizona was shut out by UCLA after that.

Hundley tied Cade McNown’s UCLA career record with his 68th TD pass.

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