Scott leads No. 15 Arizona to 26-21 win over UCLAPosted: Updated:
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Backup Matt Scott had another big game, passing for a career-high 319 yards, and No. 15 Arizona held off UCLA 29-21 on Saturday to remain in contention for its first Pac-10 championship.
Scott was 24 of 36 with one interception and one touchdown. The junior also carried 12 times for 71 yards.
He threw for 233 yards and ran for another 65 in a 44-14 victory over Washington last weekend filling in for Nick Foles. Foles sprained his right knee two weeks ago and might be healthy enough to return next Saturday when the Wildcats play at No. 13 Stanford.
Keola Antolin rushed for 111 yards on 23 carries for the Wildcats (7-1, 4-1 Pac-10), off to their best start since winning seven of their first eight games en route to a 12-1 finish in 1998.
Richard Brehaut passed for 228 yards and two touchdowns for the Bruins (3-5, 1-4), who lost their third straight game but performed much better than in their last two, when they were outscored 95-20 at California and Oregon.
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