Arizona Wildcats take down the Buffs in Colorado

Arizona Wildcats take down the Buffs in Colorado

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Arizona Wildcats traveled to Boulder this weekend to take on the Colorado Buffaloes.

They were trailing Colorado by six in the first half, but a second-half surge propelled the U of A to another win.

Going into the match up, the two teams had identical records at 3-1 overall and 1-0 in conference play. Arizona rolled into Saturday’s contest on a three-game win streak.

The Buffs scored first with a field goal, but the 'Cats found the end zone before the first quarter was over. Khalil Tate connected with Stanley Berryhill III for a 7-yard touchdown pass.

Tate found Cedric Peterson for another touchdown in the second quarter. He also threw an interception, as the Buffaloes battled back. A touchdown with less than a minute on the clock gave Colorado a 20-14 lead at halftime.

Arizona outscored the home team 21-10 in the second half. Tate finished with more than 400 yards passing and three touchdowns total. Nathan Tilford only carried the ball five times for a total of 23 yards all game, but he reached the end zone twice.

The Wildcats won by a final of 35-30.

They host nationally ranked Washington next Saturday at Arizona Stadium. Kick-off is scheduled for 8:00 p.m.

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