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Arizona Basketball Survives at home, beats the Ducks

14 January 2018

The Ducks are coming from a 76-7 win over Arizona State in which Payton Pritchard scored 18 points in 5-for-11 shooting from the field and 4-for-4 from the free throw line.

"It was a huge win, especially because how well OR is rolling right now", said Arizona's Rawle Alkins, who hit a key 3-pointer in the game's final five minutes.

#8 OR 62, Arizona 44: Sabrina Ionescu had 22 points and 11 rebounds as the visiting Ducks (16-2, 5-0 Pac-12) pulled away in the second half. She made one of two free throws with 17 seconds to go.

The guard-dominant team also got zero points in the first half from Holder's top running mate, Shannon Evans.

Washington State (9-8, 1-4 Pac-12) finally got back in the win column after dropping its first four in conference play.

Trier put in 21 points against Oregon State and has a team-high eight games with 20 or more points this season for Arizona. He finished with 22 points, seven assists and one turnover, killing the Beavers in transition.

Justice Sueing scored 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds for Cal after scoring a career high 27 against UW.

Pinder, who entered Saturday's contest averaging 1.6 points per game in 14 appearances, put up perhaps the play of the day, midway through the opening half.

Megan Huff led Utah (12-4, 3-2) with 17 points and 10 rebounds. However, the Beavers (12-4, 3-2 Pac-12) have now notched their sixth consecutive win over the Sun Devils.

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Hidden on the bench against Oregon State, senior Keanu Pinder was a forgotten man. Spot minutes throughout the season with little significance wouldn't tell you otherwise. Kat Wright added 12 points and Jalea Bennett had 10. Arizona would find a better offensive rhythm in this half, compared to their first half against the Beavers just a few days ago.

It's a cliche sports adage, the team with the best players wins, but that's because it's true for the most part. Stephen Thompson (21 points) continued his torrid shooting pace by hitting a season-high five three-pointers (5 of 10).

Washington State: The Cougars were able to get the first win in Pac-12 play after a record breaking performance from, who had 10 3-pointers.

OR and Arizona went back and forth in the first half, with the Wildcats leading most of the way and 41-38 at the break despite a 13-0 Ducks run. Coach Larry Krystkowiak had to stop mid-sentence at his postgame news conference as Hill was heard in another room, shouting and swearing at Pac-12 coordinator of officiating Bobby Dibler. White played a big role against Arizona State.

Thompson Jr. made his fifth 3-pointer with 32 seconds remaining to trim Arizona State's lead to 75-73.

One-time Washington commit Daejon Davis returned to his hometown and had 16 points, Reid Travis also finished with 16 points, and Stanford completed its first two-game road sweep in conference play in almost eight years with a 73-64 win over Washington on Saturday night.

Montana climbed to 6-0 in the Big Sky and 14-5 overall. He wanted them to learn to fight through it, and they may have to if they can't get more consistent scoring.

Andrew Vickers led L&C with 22 points.

Arizona Basketball Survives at home, beats the Ducks