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2-2, 4th in Pac 12 - South

Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington didn't look like the nation's No. 9 team while slipping Arizona 35-28 in overtime, but that might be a mistaken impression because winning ugly is what good teams do. "We wanted to go through something that was going to be hard," Huskies coach Chris Petersen said. Washington's average margin of victory during its pillow-soft nonconference slate was 49-10. It hadn't trailed all season. So many things went wrong against the Wildcats, including four drives inside Arizona's 30-yard line that netted zero points. Still, the Huskies took Arizona's best shot, got out of their own way and won the game. Said quarterback Jake Browning, "I thought we showed a lot of grit in pushing through that stuff."

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Washington escapes the desert with OT win over Arizona (0:57)
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Opening OT TD gives Huskies the win

Jake Browning fires a four-yard touchdown pass to Dante Pettis in the middle of the end zone on the opening possession of overtime. No. 9 Washington then held Arizona and came away with a 35-28 win.

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Wild pass helps Wildcats send game to OT

Arizona's Brandon Dawkins breaks through a Washington sack attempt and completes a pass to Shun Brown for 54 yards. The Wildcats would tie the score with 17 seconds remaining in regulation.

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Huskies retake lead late in the fourth

Washington RB Lavon Coleman outruns the Wildcats' defense for a 55-yard touchdown. The No. 9 Huskies take a 28-21 lead late in the fourth quarter.

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Dawkins TD run ties it up in the fourth

Arizona QB Brandon Dawkins leaps into the end zone on this two-yard run. The Wildcats are tied at 21-21 with the No. 9 Huskies late in the fourth quarter.

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Coleman puts Washington up with 56-yard TD run (0:25)

Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 9 Washington is tied 14-14 with Arizona at the half, but the Huskies might rue their inability to take take advantage of two Wildcats turnovers that produced zero points. Certainly the Huskies defense, which entered the game yielding just 10 points per game, isn't holding up terribly well. Arizona rushed for 199 yards in the first half. Washington entered the game surrendering just 91 yards per game.

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Washington answers back quickly

Huskies QB Jake Browning finds WR John Ross in the end zone for a 12-yard touchdown. The Huskies tie the score at 14-14 with Arizona late in the second quarter.

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Dawkins zooms through defense for big-play TD

Arizona QB Brandon Dawkins eludes multiple Washington defenders before turning on the jets and finishing off a 79-yard run to the end zone, putting Arizona back ahead 14-7.

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Huskies dig into bag of trick plays

Washington WR John Ross picks up a huge block from BB Jake Browning, and the speedy wideout finds the end zone on a 32-yard reverse run. Arizona leads 14-7 in the second quarter.

Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona gashed No. 9 Washington's vaunted defense in the first quarter, piling up 148 yards to just 33 for the Huskies, though a goal line stand from Washington ended another Wildcats scoring opportunity. The Huskies looked impressive pounding weak foes during a 3-0 start, but it's clear Rich Rodriguez's crew is fired up and highly motivated. Arizona, which lost its opener to BYU, is much smaller along the line of scrimmage, but it's effectively spreading the Huskies out. Backup QB Brandon Dawkins has looked more comfortable each week filling in for starter Anu Solomon, who might have to battle to regain his starting job. In Washington's only possession, it jumped offsides on a fourth-and-short and was forced to punt.

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Wildcats score on opening drive

Arizona RB J.J. Taylor caps a 75-yard drive with this touchdown run from one yard out. The Wildcats take an early 7-0 lead over the Huskies.

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Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona QB Anu Solomon walks onto the field in sweats, making clear he won't start against Washington because of a knee injury. Brandon Dawkins will replace him again but this time he faces the Pac-12's best defense.

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Arizona's official injury report for Saturday's home date with No. 9 Washington lists quarterback Anu Solomon and running back Nick Wilson as questionable. Solomon was hurt in the opener against BYU and didn't start the Wildcats past two games, giving way to Brandon Dawkins. The report also listed "stud" linebacker DeAndre' Miller as out with an ankle injury. Miller is the Wildcats best pass rusher. PROBABLE S Tellas Jones (ankle) QUESTIONABLE QB Anu Solomon (knee) RB Nick Wilson (ankle) DOUBTFUL None OUT FB Jamardre Cobb (knee) NG Parker Zellers (knee) LB DeAndre' Miller (ankle)

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Team Stats

Passing Yards209.586th
Rushing Yards248.016th
Points For31.0Tied-64th
Points Against25.5Tied-61st

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