Stanford 54, Arizona 48

Date - Saturday, October 6, 2012 3:00 PM
Location - Stanford Stadium
Attendance - 48204

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 OT T
Arizona 0 13 20 15 0 48
Stanford 7 7 20 14 6 54

Recap


No. 18 Stanford 54, Arizona 48 (OT):
Stepfan Taylor scored on a 21-yard run in overtime as the host Cardinal erased a 14-point deficit in the final 6 1/2 minutes to stun the 17-point underdog Wildcats.

Josh Nunes rushed for three touchdowns and was 21-of-34 passing for a career-high 360 yards and two touchdowns for No. 18 Stanford (4-1, 2-1 Pac-12 North). Taylor finished with 142 yards and also scored in regulation and Levine Toilolo had five catches for 141 yards and a score.

Matt Scott was 45 of 69 passing for 491 yards and three touchdowns and Ka'Deem Carey rushed for 132 yards and three touchdowns against the nation's No. 3 rushing defense for Arizona (3-3, 0-3 Pac-12 South), which scored on five of its first six possessions of the second half. Austin Hill had 11 catches for 165 yards and two touchdowns.

After the Wildcats took a 48-34 lead on Scott's 10-yard touchdown pass to Terrence Miller with 9:13 remaining, Nunes scored on a 3-yard run with 45 seconds left made it 48-48.

Arizona scored on its final three possessions of the first half and took a 20-14 lead on Carey's 1-yard run to cap a seven-play, 75-yard drive to start the third quarter. The lead changed hands five more times before Carey's 8-yard touchdown run and ensuing two-point conversion pass from Scott to Hill put Arizona ahead 41-34 with 12:29 remaining.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Arizona played an 18th-ranked team for the third time this season. The Wildcats beat Oklahoma State 59-38 on Sept. 8  and lost to Oregon State 38-35 last week. ... The Cardinal, who hadn't allowed more than 17 points in a game this season, won their ninth straight game in October. ... Stanford has followed its last seven losses with wins dating to 2009 and won for the 17th time in its last 18 home games. ... The Cardinal have won eight of the last 10 meetings with the Wildcats, including the last three.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 9:28
Stanford   TD  Stanford 7 - Arizona 0
2nd Quarter - 12:06
Arizona   TD  Stanford 7 - Arizona 7
2nd Quarter - 6:20
Arizona   FG  Stanford 7 - Arizona 10
2nd Quarter - 2:48
Stanford   TD  Stanford 14 - Arizona 10
2nd Quarter - 0:15
Arizona   FG  Stanford 14 - Arizona 13
3rd Quarter - 13:06
Arizona   TD  Stanford 14 - Arizona 20
3rd Quarter - 10:51
Stanford   TD  Stanford 21 - Arizona 20
3rd Quarter - 8:17
Arizona   TD  Stanford 21 - Arizona 27
3rd Quarter - 2:28
Stanford   TD  Stanford 28 - Arizona 27
3rd Quarter - 1:11
Arizona   TD  Stanford 28 - Arizona 33
3rd Quarter - 0:28
Stanford   TD  Stanford 34 - Arizona 33
4th Quarter - 12:29
Arizona   TD  Stanford 34 - Arizona 41
4th Quarter - 9:13
Arizona   TD  Stanford 34 - Arizona 48
4th Quarter - 6:34
Stanford   TD  Stanford 41 - Arizona 48
4th Quarter - 0:45
Stanford   TD  Stanford 48 - Arizona 48
OT - 0:00
Stanford   TD  Stanford 54 - Arizona 48
TEAMS

Team Records

  Arizona Stanford
W/L 3 - 3 - 0 4 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 3 - 0 2 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Arizona Stanford
Score 48 54
First Downs 38 27
3rd Down Efficiency 10-for-19
53%
7-for-14
50%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-2
100%
2-for-2
100%
Total Yards 617 617
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 34-126 43-257
Average/Rush 3.7 6.0
Passing
Comp-Att 45-69 21-34
Passing Yards 491 360
Average/Pass Play 6.8 10.3
Penalties-Yards 8-52 7-80
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 28:28 31:39

PLAYER STATS

Arizona (3 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Scott 45/69 491 3 1
Stanford (4 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Nunes 21/34 360 2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Carey 29 132 4.6 3
M. Scott 5 -6 -1.2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
S. Taylor 31 142 4.6 2
K. Young 1 55 55.0 1
J. Nunes 7 33 4.7 3
R. Wright 1 15 15.0 0
R. Seale 3 12 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Hill 11 165 15.0 2
D. Buckner 8 91 11.4 0
J. Jackson 10 75 7.5 0
K. Carey 7 68 9.7 0
T. Miller 3 37 12.3 1
T. Tutogi 3 25 8.3 0
D. Jenkins 1 17 17.0 0
T. Slavin 1 13 13.0 0
R. Morrison 1 0 0.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
L. Toilolo 5 141 28.2 1
J. Patterson 2 71 35.5 0
Z. Ertz 6 64 10.7 1
D. Terrell 3 58 19.3 0
T. Montgomery 3 29 9.7 0
K. Young 1 4 4.0 0
S. Taylor 1 -7 -7.0 0