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Rapid reaction: Arizona State defeats Oregon 37-35

September 23, 2017

Arizona State Sun Devils defeated the No. 24 Oregon Ducks 37-35 Saturday night in Tempe, Arizona. The Ducks fall to 3-1 and 0-1 in the Pac-12.

Key plays

— A 63-yard pass from Manny Wilkins to Jalen Harvey setup a 2-yard Wilkins rushing touchdown to start the second-half. ASU lead 24-14.

— Arizona State struck again, this time Demario Richard 7-yard rushing touchdown to give the Sun Devils a 31-14 lead.

— Oregon needed to respond, and it did with a 20-yard touchdown pass from Herbert Johnny Johnson III to cut the lead to 21-31.

— Oregon cut the lead to three after a 22-yard touchdown pass from Herbert to Tony Brooks-James with four minutes left in the third quarter.

— After an Arizona State field goal made the score 28-34, Herbert completed a 51-yard pass to tight-end Jacob Breeland that put the Ducks inside the 10-yard line. Herbert would score the touchdown with a 4-yard rush. Oregon grabbed its first lead of the game at 35-34.

—ASU regained the lead at 37-35 with 41-yard field goal. It would later prove to be the game-winning field goal.

Oregon passing 

Justin Herbert — 19-of-35 for 281 yards and three touchdowns

Oregon rushing

Royce Freeman — 15 carries for 81 yards and one touchdown

Oregon receiving

Dillon Mitchell — five receptions for 61 yards and one touchdown

Jacob Breeland — four receptions for 95 yards

Arizona State passing

Manny Wilkins — 24-of-39 for 347 yards and one touchdown

Arizona State rushing

Demario Richards — 21 carries for 64 yards and one touchdown

Arizona State receiving

N’Keal Harris — seven receptions for 170 yards and one touchdown

Jalen Harvey eight receptions for 133 yards

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