Luke Falk completed 36 of 55 passes for 497 yards and five touchdowns as Washington State defeated Arizona State 38-24 on Saturday

FINISH. A week after Washington State was unable to maintain a late lead against Stanford, the Cougars scored three fourth quarter touchdowns -- and Darrien Molton intercepted Mike Bercovici late -- to secure a 38-24 win Saturday against Arizona State at sold out Martin Stadium.

After a slow start, Luke Falk completed 36 of 55 passes for 497 yards and five touchdowns as the Cougars (6-3 overall, 4-2 Pac-12) became bowl eligible. It also ended a three-game losing streak in the series against the Sun Devils (4-5, 2-4).
First Quarter

 

ASU 7-0 11:48 mark: Demario Richard 6-yard run (Zane Gonzalez kick)

Key plays: On third-and-2 at ASU's 39-yard line, Mike Bercovici found D.J. Foster for a 9-yard gain. Later in the drive, the Sun Devils converted on third-and-3 at WSU's 21 when Richard rushed for a 15-yard gain.

Drive length: 8 plays, 70 yards; Drive Time: 2:13

ASU 14-0 8:23 mark: Kalen Ballage 9-yard run (Gonzalez kick)

Key plays: Bercovici converted consecutive third-and-short plays in Cougars' territory with 7- and 20-yard completions to Foster and Frederick Gammage, respectively.

Drive length: 10 plays, 64 yards; Drive Time: 2:20

Second Quarter

ASU 14-3 14:10 mark: Erik Powell 22 FG

Key play: On fourth-and-1 at ASU's 31, Luke Falk found Gabe Marks for an 11-yard completion.

Drive length: 17 plays, 92 yards; Drive Time: 7:12

ASU 14-10 5:26 mark: Dom Williams 11-yard pass from Falk (Powell kick)

Key play: Gabe Marks returned a Matt Haack punt 30 yards to ASU's 16.

Drive length: 4 plays, 16 yards; Drive Time: 1:44

Third Quarter

WSU 17-14 7:57 mark: Keith Harrington 23-yard pass from Falk (Powell kick)

Key plays: On third-and-4 at WSU's 12, Falk found Williams for a 12-yard completion. Falk then converted on third-and-9 at ASU's 37 when he connected on a 10-yard pass to Kyle Sweet.

Drive length: 9 plays, 94 yards; Drive Time: 3:47

ASU 21-17 1:27 mark: Bercovici 1-yard run (Gonzalez kick)

Key play: Haack came into to punt on fourth-and-12 at WSU's 40 and completed a 27-yard pass to Foster.

Drive length: 17 plays, 65 yards; Drive Time: 6:25

Fourth Quarter

WSU 24-21 13:12 mark: John Thompson 8-yard pass from Falk (Powell kick)

Key play: On fourth-and-1 at WSU's 36, Falk found Marks for a 16-yard completion.

Drive length: 8 plays, 73 yards; Drive Time: 3:09

WSU 31-21 8:01 mark: Jamal Morrow 12-yard pass from Falk (Powell kick)

Key play: On second-and-8 from his own 15, Falk hit Robert Lewis for a 47-yard completion.

Drive length: 7 plays, 99 yards; Drive Time: 2:52

WSU 31-24 4:13 mark: Gonzalez

Key play: A 6-yard punt by Zach Charme gave the Sun Devils possession at WSU's 35.

Drive length: 6 plays, 31 yards; Drive Time: 2:04

WSU 38-24 4:00 mark: Williams 75-yard pass from Falk (Powell kick)

Drive length: 1 play, 75 yards; Drive Time: 0:13


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