Oct 7, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Arizona Wildcats head coach Jedd Fisch reacts during the second half at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

News Articles

Arizona beats 2nd straight ranked team, this time No. 11 Oregon State

Noah Fifita threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes to Michael Wiley and Arizona survived a late onside kick as the Wildcats posted their second consecutive victory over a ranked team by beating No. 11 Oregon State 27-24 on Saturday night in Tucson, Ariz.

Arizona (5-3, 3-2 Pac-12), coming off a 44-6 win at then-No. 19 Washington State on Oct. 14, defeated a ranked team at home for the first time in five years and a day (No. 19 Oregon on Oct. 27, 2018).

Wiley, a running back who had missed the past three games due to a leg injury, scored on 40- and 3-yard receptions, the latter coming with 2:22 left for a 27-17 lead.

Oregon State (6-2, 3-2) responded with a quick drive, capped by DJ Uiagalelei’s 20-yard touchdown pass to Jimmy Valsin III with 1:38 to go.

The ensuing onside kick bounced around before rolling out of bounds.

Fifita completed 25 of 32 passes for 275 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. Uiagalelei was 16 of 30 for 218 yards with two scores.

The Beavers made a curious decision on the final play of the first half when the game was tied at 10. Lined up to attempt a 34-yard field goal, Oregon State went with a fake, as the holder flipped the snap to kicker Atticus Sappington, running up the middle. He was stopped after a gain of nine yards at the 7 as time ran out.

The teams mostly slugged away in a ball-control battle for three quarters, but the game heated up late.

Silas Bolden beat the defense around the left side on an 8-yard end around as Oregon State took a 17-13 lead with 14:47 to go.

That was still the score when the Wildcats took over at the Oregon State 40 with 9:31 to go after a 20-yard punt return by Jacob Cowing. One play later, Wiley grabbed a swing pass and tight-roped the left sideline for a touchdown to put Arizona up 20-17.

The Wildcats’ defense then held Oregon State to the first three-and-out of the night by either team. A methodical, 10-play, 55-yard drive ended in Wiley’s 3-yard touchdown reception.

–Field Level Media

Field Level Media
Sport Writer & Editor
FLM has a North American focus while tying into regional and hyper-local resources – providing the ability to distribute compelling content through the writing of professional journalists. As the U.S. sports content provider to dozens of digital and print media publishers through strategic partnerships with the likes of Reuters and Nielsen Sports, FLM covers the nuts and bolts with a breaking news desk and game event coverage.

Sportsbooks

Rated 5/5

Rated 5/5

Rated 5/5

Upcoming Games

Aug 24th, 12:00 PM

Florida State (6) -13 -115

Georgia Tech +13 -115

@

Aug 24th, 3:33 PM

Delaware State

Hawaii

@

Aug 24th, 3:33 PM

SMU (22) -20.5 -110

Nevada +20.5 -110

@

Aug 24th, 3:33 PM

Montana State

New Mexico

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Alcorn State

UAB

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Southeastern Louisiana

Tulane

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Northwestern State

Tulsa

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Sacramento State

San Jose State

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Lindenwood

Kansas (23)

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

New Hampshire

UCF

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Southern Utah

Utah

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Lafayette

Buffalo

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Duquesne

Toledo

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Fordham

Bowling Green

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Central Connecticut State

Central Michigan

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

North Carolina +1.5 -110

Minnesota -1.5 -110

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Western Carolina

NC State (21)

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

North Carolina A&T

Wake Forest

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Eastern Illinois

Illinois

@

Aug 29th, 3:33 PM

Coastal Carolina +4 -110

Jacksonville State -4 -110

@

Aug 29th, 7:30 PM

Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Arkansas

@

Aug 29th, 8:00 PM

Murray State

Missouri (8)

@

Aug 29th, 8:00 PM

Jackson State

Louisiana-Monroe

@

Aug 29th, 8:00 PM

North Dakota State +10 -115

Colorado -10 -115

@

Aug 30th, 3:33 PM

Elon

Duke

@

Aug 30th, 6:00 PM

Lehigh

Army

@

Aug 30th, 7:00 PM

Temple +39.5 -110

Oklahoma (15) -39.5 -110

@

Aug 30th, 10:30 PM

TCU -10.5 -110

Stanford +10.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 12:00 PM

Georgia (4) -11.5 -115

Clemson (20) +11.5 -115

@

Aug 31st, 3:00 PM

Portland State

Washington State

@

Aug 31st, 3:30 PM

Colorado State +36.5 -110

Texas (3) -36.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:30 PM

Miami-FL -2 -110

Florida +2 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

James Madison -10 -110

Charlotte +10 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Norfolk State

East Carolina

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Florida Atlantic +11 -110

Michigan State -11 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

North Alabama

Memphis

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Bucknell

Navy

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

North Texas +6.5 -110

South Alabama -6.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Sam Houston State +12.5 -110

Rice -12.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Bethune-Cookman

USF

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Kennesaw State +21.5 -110

UTSA -21.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Merrimack

Air Force

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Boise State -9.5 -110

Georgia Southern +9.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

UCLA -17 -110

Hawaii +17 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Nevada +15.5 -110

Troy -15.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

New Mexico +31.5 -110

Arizona (11) -31.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Texas A&M-Commerce

San Diego State

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

UNLV +3 -110

Houston -3 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Robert Morris

Utah State

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Wyoming +7 -110

Arizona State -7 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Alabama A&M

Auburn

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Furman

Ole Miss (9)

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Eastern Kentucky

Mississippi State

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Old Dominion +17 -110

South Carolina -17 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Chattanooga

Tennessee (17)

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Virginia Tech -12 -110

Vanderbilt +12 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Southern Miss +24 -110

Kentucky -24 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

East Tennessee State

Appalachian State

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Georgia State +20.5 -110

Georgia Tech -20.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Stony Brook

Marshall

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Grambling State

Louisiana-Lafayette

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Lamar

Texas State

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Southern Illinois

BYU

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

South Dakota State

Oklahoma State (16)

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Abilene Christian

Texas Tech

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Penn State (13) -10 -110

West Virginia +10 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Tarleton

Baylor

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

North Dakota

Iowa State

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Towson

Cincinnati

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Tennessee-Martin

Kansas State (18)

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Akron +50.5 -110

Ohio State (10) -50.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Eastern Michigan +1 -110

Massachusetts -1 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Kent State +23 -110

Pittsburgh -23 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Miami-OH +3 -110

Northwestern -3 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Western Illinois

NIU

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Ohio +14.5 -110

Syracuse -14.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Western Michigan +23 -110

Wisconsin -23 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

UC Davis

California

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Austin Peay

Louisville (19)

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Houston Baptist

SMU (22)

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Richmond

Virginia

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Florida International (FIU) +18.5 -110

Indiana -18.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Campbell

Liberty (25)

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Nicholls State

LA Tech

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Tennessee Tech

Middle Tennessee

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Southeast Missouri State

New Mexico State

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

UTEP +28 -110

Nebraska -28 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Illinois State

Iowa (24)

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

UCONN +24.5 -110

Maryland -24.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Idaho

Oregon (6)

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Howard

Rutgers

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Weber State

Washington (2)

@

Aug 31st, 3:33 PM

Indiana State

Purdue

@

Aug 31st, 6:30 PM

Idaho State

Oregon State

@

Aug 31st, 7:00 PM

WKU +32.5 -110

Alabama (5) -32.5 -110

@

Aug 31st, 7:00 PM

Central Arkansas

Arkansas State

@

Aug 31st, 7:30 PM

Fresno State +21 -110

Michigan (1) -21 -110

@

Aug 31st, 7:30 PM

Notre Dame (14) +3 -115

Texas A&M -3 -115

@