By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: November 28th, 2014 at 7:18 PM EST
The Oregon Ducks have found out who their Pac-12 Championship game opponent will be. They will face the Arizona Wildcats, who will be making their first appearance in the game under head coach Rich Rodriguez.
The Wildcats defeated rival, the Arizona State Sun Devils, 42-35, at the Arizona campus.
One week from tonight, the Wildcats will face off against the Oregon Ducks next Friday at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The Wildcats are already considered the underdog against the high-powered Ducks.
The Sun Devils pulled within a touchdown when junior quarterback Mike Bercovici hit De’Marieya Nelson for a 9-yard touchdown.
Wildcats freshman signal caller Anu Solomon hit Samajie Grant for a 20-yard touchdown. A few minutes earlier, the Sun Devils made it 35-28 when Bercovici hit Kody Kohl for a two-yard touchdown.
Nick Wilson had two touchdowns in the third quarter for the Wildcats. First, he had a 1-yard run, then followed that up three plus minutes later with a 75-yard run.
Senior Sun Devils quarterback Taylor Kelly hit Demario Richard for a 7-yard pass to tie the game at 21 each with 24 seconds left before halftime.
Wilson added a 21-yard touchdown with 3:41 left in the second quarter. The game was tied at 14 when Kelly hit Jaelen Strong for a 3-yard touchdown.
Solomon hit Grant for a 69-yard touchdown to give the Wildcats a 14-7 lead.
Sun Devils also had a fumble return for a touchdown, as Demetrius Cherry returned it for a two-yard touchdown to tie the game at 7-7.
Anthony Lopez gave the Wildcats a 7-0 lead when he recovered a fumble and returned it for a 25-yard touchdown.
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