CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -
's throw for a 2-point conversion with 21 seconds left was intercepted and Oregon State held off Arizona State 27-25 on Saturday
night for the
' sixth straight loss.
with a 3-yard touchdown pass, but was intercepted by
on the conversion attempt to tie it.
Arizona State's losing streak matches the school record for losses set in 1929.
Oregon State backup quarterback
threw for 218 yards and two touchdowns for the Beavers (5-3, 4-1 Pacific-10 Conference). Canfield came into the game in the
second quarter after starter
left with a sore right shoulder.
kicked four field goals, and
returned an interception for a touchdown for the
, the Pac-10's leading rusher, ran for 133 yards for Oregon State. He also had five receptions for 55 yards. His brother,
, had eight catches for 102 yards.
Moevao went into the game at the top of the Pac-10 with an average of 254.1 passing yards.
The extent of his injury was not immediately known. He was on the sideline in the second half wearing his jersey, but no pads.
Moevao threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to
in the first quarter to give the Beavers the early lead.
Weber kicked field goals of 27 and 34 yards in the first half to narrow it to 7-6 at the break.
Canfield was intercepted by Arizona State safety
on the Beavers' first series of the second half. Nolan ran the ball back 41 yards for a touchdown to put the
The Beavers recovered with Canfield's 3-yard scoring pass to Morales on the next series.
But Arizona State took the lead back shortly thereafter on Weber's 44-yard field goal.
kicked a 45-yard field goal, a career long, to make it 17-16 for Oregon State. The Beavers extended the lead with Canfield's
11-yard touchdown pass to
early in the fourth quarter.
had a key 33-yard catch-and-run on the drive.
Weber added a 29-yard field goal to narrow it to 24-19.
There were some tense moments late in the game when the teams exchanged shoves after
was pushed out of bounds following a run.
Kahut capped the scoring for the Beavers with a 44-yard field goal.
completed 15 of 27 passes for 217 yards, and
ran for 110 yards for the
Arizona State's hopes for a bowl game were all but dashed. The
would have to win out to qualify for even a minor bowl berth. After the Beavers, the
play Washington and Washington State, before UCLA at home and the finale at Arizona.
The Beavers join Cal and USC atop the league standings with one loss each. The Beavers upset then-No. 1 USC 27-21 on Sept
The Beavers next travel to UCLA, come home to face California, visit Arizona and wrap it up at Reser Stadium against Oregon
in the annual Civil War game.
It was Oregon State's seventh straight victory at Reser Stadium.
Arizona State coach Dennis Erickson was head coach at Oregon State from 1999-2002. He took over the Beavers when coach Mike
Riley left, and he was replaced by Riley when he departed.
team scored a total of 13 points and finished 0-6, losing home-and-home games to Northern Arizona.