The Stanford Cardinal got a scare in Tempe against the Arizona State Sun Devils, but hung-on to win 17-13. Down 13-10 in the fourth quarter, Stanford drove 85 yards in just over 5 minutes, capping the touchdown drive with a one-yard Owen Marecic score. Marecic’s run turned out to be the difference in the game after the Cardinal forced Arizona State into a three and out, running out the clock on the next possession.
Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck threw for 292 yards, but had an interception. Anthony Wilkerson carried 10 times for 65 yards, but the Stanford running game was unable to get going all day, picking up only 128 total yards. Doug Baldwin led all receivers with 122 yards.
Steven Threet completed 16 passes for 158 yards, one touchdowns and an interception. Cameron Marshall led the Sun Devils on the ground with 92 yards. Steven Threet also rushed for a touchdown. Marshall also led the ASU receivers with 33 yards on two catches.
The Cardinal improve to 9-1 while the Sun Devils fall to 4-6. Stanford heads to Berkley to take on the Cal Bears next week. Arizona State has the week off before hosting UCLA on Nov. 26.