Game notes and stats

The Wildcats lost to UCLA 37-7 and in doing so lost their sixth game in a row. The Cats continue to struggle on the ground and are unable to protect the passer. Despite the offensive woes, the Cats passed a few positive milestones on Saturday night. Below are a some facts about the game as well as a full box score.

GETTING HEALTHY
Jarvie Worcester and Gainus Scott returned to action after each missed several games with an injury. Scott had 32 yards rushing and Worcester made three tackles.

LONG WAY TO GO
At one point in the second quarter UCLA faced a third an 41. Not only did UCL A complete a long pass that picked up 40 yards, but Arizona committed defensive holding on the play.

NO RESPECT
Nic Costa threw a 92-yard touchdown pass on his first drive of the game and was promptly replaced by Jason Johnson on the very next possession. Johnson moved the team to midfield, but after being sacked on third down the Wildcats were forced to punt.

NOT A BAD DAY'S WORK
Tyler Ebell had 60 yards rushing on the first drive and hit the century mark late in the second quarter. He finished the first half with 111 yards.

MORE MILESTONES FOR WADE
Bobby Wade caught a pass in his 41st consecutive game. The last (and only) time Wade failed to catch a pass was in the third game of his career against Middle Tennessee State. He also eclipsed the 1,000 yard mark joining Dennis Northcutt ('99), Keith Hartwig ('76) and Jim Greth ('64).

A NEW LOW
The Wildcats have started the Pa-10 0-6 for the first time since they joined the conference 25 years ago. Their seventh loss officially eliminates them from bowl contention. The Cats will have missed a bowl game for the fourth consecutive season.

BRUIN MILESTONES
The victory marks the fifth road win for UCLA tying a school record. Bob Toledo is now 2-0 vs. John Mackovic coached teams. The Bruins have also won three straight in Tucson.

Scoring Summary
First Quarter
UCLA-Tyler Ebell 22-yard run (Nate Fikse kick)
UCLA-Fikse 39-yard field goal
Second Quarter
UCLA-Ebell 19-yard run (Fikse kick)
ARIZ-Andrae Thurman 92-yard pass from Nic Costa (Gill kick)
UCLA-Fikse 51-yard field goal
Third Quarter
UCLA-Craig Bragg 33-yard pass from Drew Olson (Fikse kick)
UCLA-Manuel White 1-yard run (Fikse kick)
Fourth Quarter
UCAL-Fikse 23-yard field goal

Passing
UCLA: Olson 12-7-0-111; Moore 8-6-0-90
ARIZ: Johnson 23-11-0-133; Costa 4-2-0-104

Rushing
UCLA: Ebell 22-124; Bragg 1-4; Olson 1-1; White 8-27; Moore 1-2; Groves 2-8; Harris 8-52; Norton 2-12; Harrison 2-7; Mathis 3-6
ARIZ: Scott 8-32; Bell 1-6; Carr 4-13; Costa 3-(-27); G. Harris 8-23; Johnson 4-(-35)

Receiving
UCLA: Perry 3-89; Seidmam 3-15; Bragg 3-64; Taylor 2-6; Dubruvac 1-19; Ebell 1-8
ARIZ: Wade 5-84; Thurman 5-118; Bell 1-1; Ealy 1-22; G. Harris 1-12


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