Arizona 73, Arizona St. 58

Saturday, March 9, 2013 4:30 PM
Location - McKale Center, Tucson, Arizona
Officials - Mike Eggers, Daryl Gelinas, Randy McCall
Attendance - 14545

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Arizona St. 25 33 58
Arizona 40 33 73

Recap


No. 18 Arizona 73, Arizona State 58:
Nick Johnson scored 17 points to lead the host Wildcats past the Sun Devils and give Arizona the No. 4 seed and a first-round bye in next week’s Pac-12 tournament.

Kevin Parrom had 13 points and seven rebounds to help Arizona (24-6, 12-6 Pac-12) snap a two-game losing streak. Solomon Hill added 12 points and four rebounds and four assists, and Kaleb Tarczewski chipped in nine points and a game-high eight rebounds for the Wildcats, who improved to 14-2 at home.

Carrick Felix scored a game-high 22 points to lead Arizona State (20-11, 9-9), which lost its fourth straight game. Jahii Carson added 15 points for the Sun Devils, who fell to 4-6 on the road.

Arizona took a 29-18 lead after a 13-3 run that was capped by Hill’s 3-pointer with 5:50 left in the first half. The Wildcats went on a 7-0 run to end the first half and took a 40-25 lead into intermission.

The Sun Devils cut it to 50-45 on Chris Colvin’s jumper with 10:46 remaining but Johnson scored seven points during a 7-0 run to give the Wildcats a 57-45 lead with 8:56 to play. Arizona improved to 144-80 in the series and has won 30 of the last 38 meetings, including 71-54 on Jan. 19 in Tempe.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Arizona is 26-4 in regular-season home finales over the last 29 years. … Arizona State, which blocked six shots and has a school-record 195, is closing in on UCLA’s conference record of 199 blocks set in 2010-11. … Arizona State junior C Jordan Bachynski blocked three shots, giving him 113 and tying him for second place on the Pac-12 single-season blocked shots list with former Sun Devil Rodger Farrington, who had 113 in 1996-97. Former Sun Devil Mario Bennett holds the record of 115 set in 1994-95.

Arizona St. Sun Devils

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jahii Carson 38:00 5-12 2-4 3-4 0 4 4 3 0 2 6 0 15
Jordan Bachynski 27:00 4-6 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 5 0 3 3 8
Carrick Felix 37:00 6-9 2-3 8-12 0 3 3 1 4 1 2 2 22
Jonathan Gilling 28:00 1-4 1-3 0-0 2 3 5 4 5 0 0 0 3
Chris Colvin 23:00 2-4 0-0 0-1 1 4 5 1 5 0 3 0 4
Evan Gordon 27:00 1-6 0-3 1-2 0 3 3 1 2 2 2 0 3
Ruslan Pateev 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
Bo Barnes 4:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Eric Jacobsen 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Kenny Martin 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 201 20-43 6-15 12-19 3 19 22 12 22 5 16 6 58
  46.5% 40.0% 63.2% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 16

Arizona Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mark Lyons 29:00 2-10 2-6 2-2 0 1 1 0 5 1 3 0 8
Kaleb Tarczewski 26:00 4-4 0-0 1-2 2 6 8 1 2 0 3 0 9
Kevin Parrom 28:00 4-8 2-5 3-3 2 5 7 2 3 2 1 0 13
Solomon Hill 32:00 3-8 1-2 5-5 0 4 4 4 3 3 3 0 12
Nick Johnson 36:00 6-11 2-4 3-4 0 4 4 3 2 3 0 0 17
Grant Jerrett 15:00 1-6 0-3 0-0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Brandon Ashley 18:00 2-3 0-0 2-3 4 2 6 0 2 0 0 1 6
Jordin Mayes 12:00 2-3 1-2 1-2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 6
Drew Mellon 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Quinton Crawford 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jacob Hazzard 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Max Wiepking 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-54 8-23 17-21 10 22 32 11 18 10 12 1 73
  44.4% 34.8% 81.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 12