Arizona vs Washington Final: 57-53 - Recap
Arizona grabbed a 57-53 win over Washington on Thursday, behind a 15-point effort from Nick Johnson at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Arizona did not, however, defeat Washington against the spread, which closed at 4.5 at most sportsbooks.
Arizona got 10 points from Kaleb Tarczewski and another 10 points from Mark Lyons. Nick Johnson contributed 3 assists, while Kaleb Tarczewski cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Washington got 11 points from Scott Suggs in a losing cause and another 11 points from C.J. Wilcox. Abdul Gaddy contributed 6 assists for them, while Aziz N'Diaye had 11 rebounds.
Arizona hit the break trailing 28-23 before taking care of business in the second half.
Arizona had a 36-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.