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Halliday throws for 319 yards, 2 TDs; Cougars beat Arizona 24-17

  • Washington State's quarterback Connor Holiday (12) runs for a short gain before being tackled by Arizona's Jared Tevis (38) in the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/John MIller)

    Washington State's quarterback Connor Holiday (12) runs for a short gain before being tackled by Arizona's Jared Tevis (38) in the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/John MIller)  (The Associated Press)

  • Washington State's Marcus Mason (35) is dragged down by Arizona's William Parks (11) in the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/John MIller)

    Washington State's Marcus Mason (35) is dragged down by Arizona's William Parks (11) in the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/John MIller)  (The Associated Press)

  • Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey, center, runs through the Washington State line for a gain in the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/John MIller)

    Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey, center, runs through the Washington State line for a gain in the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/John MIller)  (The Associated Press)

Connor Halliday threw 25 yards to Isiah Myers for a tie-breaking touchdown with 2:15 to play to give Washington State a 24-17 upset over Arizona on Saturday.

Halliday completed 39 of 53 passes for 319 yards and two scores, the junior's seventh 300-yard passing of the season.

Ka'Deem Carey scored both touchdowns for Arizona (6-4, 3-4 Pac-12) on a 30-yard run and a 7-yard reception from B.J. Denker. Carey gained 132 yards in 26 carries.

On the final play of the game, from the Washington State 13, Denker's pass to Samajie Grant in the end zone was caught well out of bounds.

Washington State (5-5, 3-4) had lost its previous three games by a combined score of 162-83.