Washington vs Arizona Recap - Arizona Wins 71-62
|Washington vs Arizona Recap - Arizona Wins 71-62|
Arizona got 24 points from Nick Johnson en route to a 71-62 victory over Washington on Saturday at McKale Center.
Bettors who backed Arizona were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 17.5.
Arizona got 18 points from Aaron Gordon and another 9 points from Brandon Ashley. T.J. McConnell contributed 6 assists, while Aaron Gordon cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Washington got a 20-point performance from C.J. Wilcox, who was supported by 12 points from Perris Blackwell. Andrew Andrews had 5 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Perris Blackwell grabbed 12 rebounds.
Arizona hit the break trailing 35-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
Arizona had a 38-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.