Sun Devils defeat Wildcats

Sun Devils defeat Wildcats

Jesse Ainsworth kicked a 20-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter Friday to give the Arizona State Sun Devils a 23-20 win over the Arizona Wildcats.

The Sun Devils had been favored by 9.5-points in the game, but could not cover the spread. The combined score was UNDER the posted over/under total (48.5).

Sun Devils’ quarterback Rudy Carpenter completed 18-of-37 passes for 245 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions. Terry Richardson returned a punt 71 yards for a touchdown.

Willie Tuitama completed 19-of-25 passes for 194 yards with a touchdown and an interception for the Wildcats. Mike Bell rushed for 116 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries.