CORVALLIS, Oregon (Ticker) -- Ken Simonton rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown and Jonathan Smith passed for one score and ran for another as Oregon State rolled to a 38-3 rout of Arizona in a Pac-10 Conference matchup.
Held to 45 yards in losses to UCLA and Washington State, Simonton carried 18 times and scored on a one-yard run in the third quarter to extend Oregon State's lead to 35-0. The 5-8 senior became the leading scorer among non-kickers in Pac-10 history with 336 points.
Smith opened the scoring in the first quarter with a two-yard toss to James Newson, then went in from one yard early in the second to make it 21-0. In between, freshman Josh Farrell recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown.
Freshman Derek Anderson got into the act late in the second quarter with a 26-yard TD strike to freshman Cole Clasen.
A preseason pick for the national championship, the Beavers (2-3, 1-2 Pac-10) kept alive their hopes for a third straight bowl game with a third consecutive win over the Wildcats.
Arizona (3-3, 0-3) avoided its first shutout in a decade on Sean Keel's 28-yard field goal late in the first quarter. But the Wildcats managed just 159 total yards and committed three turnovers.
Jason Johnson completed just 10-of-24 passes for 113 yards and two interceptions for Arizona.