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Cougars Win Third Straight Game With 45-42 Victory at Arizona

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Luke Falk threw for five touchdowns and 514 yards as WSU beat Arizona 45-42. Luke Falk threw for five touchdowns and 514 yards as WSU beat Arizona 45-42.

For the first time since 2003, the Washington State football team has a three-game winning streak in conference play.

Luke Falk threw for 514 yards and five touchdowns as WSU beat Arizona 45-42 Saturday. Gabe Marks caught four of those touchdown passes from Falk, setting a new school record for most touchdown receptions in a game. Marks caught eight passes for 97 yards, the last one a 9-yard touchdown that put the Cougars up 45-35.

Falk completed 47 of 62 passes and had the most passing yards ever against Arizona, breaking the mark of 511 yards set by Arizona State's Ryan Kealy in 1998.

River Cracraft led the Cougars in receiving yards with 102, while Kyrin Priester added a career-high 64 yards and caught his first career touchdown pass. Gerard Wicks scored WSU's only rushing touchdown of the day in the third quarter to give the Cougars a 38-21 lead. Washington State now has six rushing touchdowns this season after finishing with five in the entire 2014 season.

With the win, WSU is now 5-2 on the season and 3-1 in Pac-12 play, sitting second in the north division standings behind Stanford. Arizona falls to 5-3 and 2-3 in conference play.

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