Utah's Steve Savoy had 95 yards on seven catches and a pair of scores.
PLAY OF THE GAME
With a chance to trim the lead to 10, Mike Bell is untouched but fumbles the ball inside the Utah 10-yard line. It is the second Wildcat fumble inside the red zone.
The Wildcats held the Utes scoreless after the first quarter and were within 11. Heavner threw into double coverage and the ball was deflected and was scooped up by a Utah player at the Wildcat 10. Three plays later Alex Smith his Steve Savoy for a nine-yard touchdown giving Utah a 23-6 lead.
WHAT WENT RIGHT
Arizona controlled the time of possession and limited the number of possessions by the potent Utah offense.
Even with Bell out, the Cats had a solid running game. All told they rushed for 114 yards on 33 carries.
The defense held Utah to just two long touchdown drives. Last week the Utes scored 41 points.
WHAT WENT WRONG
Arizona committed four turnovers, all at critical times. Two fumbles came inside the Utah 10, while two others came deep inside Arizona territory and directly led to nine points.
Twice the Wildcats had first and goal from inside the 10 and twice they turned the ball over.
Arizona's first play went about as bad as it could have. Mike Bell not only fumbled after a seven-yard run, but he hurt his knee and was in and out of the line-up all night.
Nick Folk's first quarter field goal was the first of his career. It also led to a loud ovation from the fans. Last season Folk missed all three of his field goal attempts.
On Utah's first possession linebacker Pat Howard made back-to-back tackles inside the five. Utah had to settle for a field goal.
The announced crowd of 52,790 was the largest crowd at Arizona stadium since the ASU game to close out the 2000 season.
Nick Folk hit his two first field goals of the game, marking the first time since the 2002 season that a Wildcat kicker hit back-to-back field goal attempts.
Gilbert Harris' 15 carries were a career high.
Pedro Limon's 18-yard reception was his first touch in a Wildcat uniform.