Arizona 80, Oregon St. 70

Saturday, January 12, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - Gill Coliseum, Corvallis, Oregon
Officials - Michael Irving, Keith Kimble, Gregory Nixon
Attendance - 7224

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Arizona 43 37 80
Oregon St. 35 35 70

Recap


No. 3 Arizona 80, Oregon State 70: Solomon Hill made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 16 points and Mark Lyons also tallied 16 points to lead the visiting Wildcats in Pac-12 play.

Nick Johnson contributed 14 points and Brandon Ashley had 12 for Arizona (15-1, 3-1 Pac-12), which was coming off a loss Thursday at Oregon.

Four players also scored in double figures for Oregon State (10-6, 0-3). Ahmad Starks finished with 18 points, Roberto Nelson and Joe Burton had 15 apiece and junior forward Devon Collier finished with 13 points and a career-high 15 rebounds.

The Wildcats took the lead for good two minutes into the game. Oregon State pulled within one four times in the first half but ultimately trailed 43-35 at the break. A 6-2 run to start the second half extended the lead to 12 and the Beavers never got back within single digits.

Arizona came in leading the Pac-12 in 3-point shooting at 38.5 percent and the Beavers second at 37.9. The Wildcats finished 10-for-25 from beyond the arc (40 percent) and Oregon State shot 5-for-15 (33.3). The Beavers were also No. 1 in 3-point field-goal defense (30.3).

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Wildcats are the highest-ranked opponent Oregon State coach Craig Robinson has faced since taking over prior to the 2008-09 season. … Oregon State fell to 10-74 against top five opponents. Its last win came against No. 3 Arizona in 2000. … Oregon State played its second consecutive game without leading rebounder Eric Moreland, who was suspended indefinitely for violation of teams rules. He watched the Arizona game from the bench.

Arizona Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Brandon Ashley 22:00 6-8 0-0 0-0 3 4 7 1 4 1 2 0 12
Kaleb Tarczewski 22:00 1-3 0-0 3-3 2 3 5 0 1 1 5 0 5
Mark Lyons 33:00 6-14 0-4 4-6 1 4 5 5 3 2 2 0 16
Solomon Hill 35:00 5-10 5-8 1-2 2 4 6 0 2 1 2 1 16
Nick Johnson 35:00 4-9 1-3 5-7 0 6 6 5 4 1 1 1 14
Grant Jerrett 20:00 3-5 2-4 0-0 0 5 5 0 4 1 1 6 8
Jordin Mayes 9:00 1-2 0-1 1-3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3
Kevin Parrom 20:00 2-8 2-5 0-0 2 1 3 1 3 1 0 1 6
Angelo Chol 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
TOTAL 200 28-59 10-25 14-21 10 27 37 14 22 8 16 9 80
  47.5% 40.0% 66.7% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 16

Oregon St. Beavers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Joe Burton 31:00 6-8 0-0 3-4 1 7 8 4 1 2 2 0 15
Roberto Nelson 21:00 4-11 1-2 6-8 1 3 4 1 1 0 3 0 15
Ahmad Starks 37:00 6-17 3-9 3-3 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 0 18
Devon Collier 33:00 5-13 0-0 3-7 6 9 15 2 2 1 5 2 13
Jarmal Reid 28:00 0-4 0-0 0-2 0 1 1 2 4 1 0 1 0
Challe Barton 13:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 2 5 1 2 0 0
Langston Morris-Walker 24:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Olaf Schaftenaar 13:00 2-4 1-2 2-2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
TOTAL 200 24-61 5-15 17-26 9 25 34 14 16 7 14 3 70
  39.3% 33.3% 65.4% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 14