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Arizona Vs. Oregon: Ducks Might Be Best Team Wildcats Face All Season

The Arizona Wildcats face a huge test in No. 3 Oregon on the road this Saturday.

Sept. 8, 2012; Tucson, AZ, USA; Arizona Wildcats quarterback Matt Scott (10) is cheered on by teammates after beating the Oklahoma State Cowboys 59-38 at Arizona Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE
Sept. 8, 2012; Tucson, AZ, USA; Arizona Wildcats quarterback Matt Scott (10) is cheered on by teammates after beating the Oklahoma State Cowboys 59-38 at Arizona Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE

The Arizona Wildcats, who have moved up two spots in the rankings to No. 22 in the nation as they hit 3-0, face their biggest test to date when they travel up to Eugene, Ore. to face the third-ranked Oregon Ducks at the madhouse in Autzen Stadium.

This will be a big test for the Ducks, too, as they haven't faced a ranked team so far and have played a weak non-conference schedule.

Writer Ryan Finley from the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson feels the Ducks should be able to move the ball at will against the Wlldcats' defense. Offensively, the Wildcats can make it a close game if they can continuously beat the Ducks with their passing game.

For Oregon's part, season-ending injuries to offensive lineman Carson York and safety John Boyett could really show up against a quality team. But the Ducks should still have the firepower on offense -- and the speed to stuff the running game on defense -- to win the game handily.

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