ASU Falls to Cal, 23-21
Oct. 31, 2009
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Giorgio Tavecchio kicked a 24-yard field goal with 21 seconds left, and California rallied for a sloppy 23-21 victory over Arizona State on Saturday afternoon.
Tavecchio's kick capped an 11-play, 74-yard drive that began at Cal's 19 with 3:16 to go. Golden Bears quarterback Kevin Riley was 5-of-6 on that march, and he finished with 351 passing yards and two touchdowns.
The Golden Bears (6-2, 3-2 Pac-10) have won three straight.
Danny Sullivan passed for 244 yards and a touchdown for ASU (4-4, 2-3), but he also threw two interceptions.
Tavecchio also connected from 25 and 51 yards.