TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Arizona Wildcats are in the Bay Area this weekend to take on the Stanford Cardinal, and they’ll return to Tucson after another loss on the road with a final score of 41-31.
The Wildcats (4-4 overall, 2-3 Pac-12) have now lost three straight games after back-to-back losses against USC and Washington.
Despite holding Stanford (4-4 overall, 3-3 Pac-12) to 7 points in the first, Arizona gave up 24 in the second quarter. By the end of it all, Cardinal quarterback K.J. Costello threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns.
On offense, Khalil Tate threw for over 200 yards and two touchdowns. He was also picked off twice in the second half. Freshman Grant Gunnell completed all seven of his attempts and connected for a touchdown pass in the first half.
Arizona put up only 7 points in the entire second half. Both Tate and J.J. Taylor ran for over 100 yards Saturday.
The Wildcats will be home next week. Saturday’s matchup against Oregon State is scheduled for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff. The Beavers (3-4 overall, 2-2 Pac-12) will be coming off a bye week, following a 21-17 win against California.