Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan, center, hands the ball off to running back Christian McCaffrey (5) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan, center, hands the ball off to running back Christian McCaffrey (5) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Missed FG lifts Stanford

PULLMAN, Wash. — Conrad Ukropina kicked a 19-yard field goal with 1:54 left to lift No. 8 Stanford to a 30-28 win over Washington State on Saturday night.

Washington State kicker Erik Powell hooked a 43-yard field goal attempt wide right as time expired to give Stanford its seventh consecutive victory. Powell tied a school record with five field goals in the game despite rainy, windy conditions.

Quarterback Kevin Hogan ran for 112 yards and two touchdowns for Stanford (7-1, 6-0 Pac-12), which is the only undefeated team in Pac-12 play.

Washington State (5-3, 3-2) had a three-game winning streak snapped.

The Cougars haven’t beaten a Top 10 team since topping No. 5 Texas in the 2003 Holiday Bowl.

Stanford punted while trailing 28-27 with 5:08 left, but got the ball back on Quenton Meeks’ second interception of the game with 3:27 remaining. That set up Ukropina’s field goal.

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