Luck leads Stanford past UCLA 45-19 with trickery



STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Luck threw for 227 yards and three touchdowns and padded his Heisman Trophy resume with an acrobatic one-handed catch, keeping sixth-ranked Stanford perfect with a 45-19 victory over UCLA on Saturday night.

Luck completed 23 of 27 passes and had the Cardinal (4-0, 2-0 Pac-12) in cruise control to extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 12 games. Stepfan Taylor ran for 112 yards and two scores and Coby Fleener caught two touchdowns in front of a rare sellout crowd of 50,360 at Stanford Stadium.

Richard Brehaut had 202 yards passing and tossed two touchdowns to Joseph Fauria for the Bruins (2-2, 1-1), who had a better showing than a 35-0 loss to Stanford at the Rose Bowl last season but still exposed the gap between the California schools.