NCAAB Game Recap - Arizona at Washington
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:00 PM EST

Gonz
87
SCla
72
F
Oreg
77
Cal
72
F
Iowa
72
MD
82
F
Minn
51
Ill
59
F
Colora
68
UCLA
72
F
MtStM
53
SacHr
58
F
GWebb
70
UNCA
56
F
Charl
87
JMU
68
F
Stetsn
65
NFla
78
F
FlGlf
63
Jacksn
61
F
StFNY
50
(N/A)
61
F
Radf
67
Longw
55
F
N AL
78
NJIT
74
F
IL-C
90
YSU
83
F(OT)
NE
58
W&M
59
F
FaDi
68
Merrim
63
F
UNCW
66
Tows
77
F
CenCT
77
StFPA
84
F
Bry
54
RobM
64
F
USC-Up
77
Presb
74
F
KennSt
45
Lib
83
F
SthAL
73
GASt
76
F
Troy
57
GaSo
86
F
W Ky
65
FlAtl
69
F
Marsh
84
FlInt
74
F
Hof
86
Elon
63
F
IUPUI
62
Clev
72
F
HiPt
62
Campbl
57
F
Charl
59
LaTec
72
F
CoCar
79
ArkLR
96
F
N DA
68
IPFW
72
F
TN-M
86
E KY
99
F
Winth
77
ChaSo
60
F
SEMO
74
MorSt
90
F
App
71
ArkSt
64
F
GrCan
87
UTRGV
79
F
ULLa
66
TexAr
65
F
UAB
76
TexSA
68
F
ULMo
51
TxSt
71
F
OlDom
68
SoMis
58
F
Pepp
80
BYU
107
F
NDSt
70
W IL
49
F
TNSt
72
JacSt
62
F
E IL
70
Murr
73
F
Ariz
75
Wash
72
F
MidTN
66
UTEP
67
F
Web
75
S UT
65
F
IdaSt
67
N CO
83
F
CSBak
57
NMSt
61
F
SDak
93
Denv
87
F
Belm
92
TNTec
84
F
SIU-E
58
APSU
82
F
Utah
52
USC
56
F
CS-Ful
100
CAPoly
101
F(OT)
UCIrv
80
UCDav
65
F
Portl
64
StMar
86
F
USF
69
USD
44
F
LoyMa
50
Pacif
62
F
LongB
69
UCRiv
77
F
Mont
81
PorSt
88
F
UCSB
67
CSNor
79
F
OrSt
68
Stan
63
F

Jan 30, 2020, 9:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Arizona (14-6)

36

39

75

Washington (12-10)

33

39

72

Baker's late 3 lifts Arizona past Washington 75-72
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:29 AM

SEATTLE (AP) After going through its own series of close, late-game losses, Arizona finally found the formula to to avoid another late defeat and pick up its first road win of the season.

In the process, the Wildcats added to Washington's own miserable stretch of crushing setbacks.

“You get in these games, eventually you're going to be able to punch one out," Arizona coach Sean Miller said. "I really give our team a lot of credit for playing all the way to the end.”

Jemarl Baker Jr. made his fourth 3-pointer with 42 seconds remaining to give Arizona the lead, and the Wildcats held off Washington for a 75-72 win on Thursday night.

Arizona closed the game on a 11-3 run, holding the Huskies to just one field goal over the final 6 ½ minutes. Baker had nine of the 11 points during the run and finished with a game-high 17 points off the bench for the Wildcats.

Baker had just 14 total points in the previous three games combined, and the 17 points were a season-high.

Nico Mannion added 16 points and Stone Gettings had 13 as the Wildcats (14-6, 4-3 Pac-12) rebounded from last Saturday’s second-half collapse against rival Arizona State.

The meltdown against the Sun Devils added to earlier close losses to Baylor, Gonzaga, St. John's and Oregon. This time, the Wildcats made the needed plays in the closing moments.

“We've been in so many close games - ASU, Oregon - it's been literally one play away. It was just really nice to be able to pull one out,” Gettings said.

RaeQuan Battle led Washington (12-10, 2-7) with 14 points off the bench and his 3-pointer with 1:42 remaining gave Washington a 72-70 lead. It was the Huskies only made basket during a forgettable closing stretch that added to the long list of late blown leads this season.

It was the sixth time in conference play the Huskies had a late lead and ended up on the losing side. Nahziah Carter, Battle and Marcus Tsohonis all missed shots in the final minute with a chance to tie or give the Huskies the lead.

Carter finished with 13 points for Washington, which lost its fourth straight. Hameir Wright and Jaden McDaniels both added 12.

“We're making mistakes on both ends and we're allowing it to kind of fester,” Washington coach Mike Hopkins said. “I kept telling the guys you've got to have a short-term memory in this thing leading up to this game, short-term memory, be loose, having fun, we're going to make mistakes but have got to move on and learn from it.”

The anticipated matchup between freshman standouts Isaiah Stewart and Zeke Nnaji never materialized. Nnaji had early foul trouble and played just 26 minutes, finishing with nine points and eight rebounds.

Stewart struggled to one of his worst games of the season, finishing with nine points on 3-of-13 shooting. He grabbed 11 rebounds.

Washington trailed by as many as 10 in the first half, but opened the second half on an 14-3 run. The Huskies took a 57-48 lead on McDaniels’ baseline dunk, but he was called for a technical foul after the play, his fifth of the season.

Arizona scored the next seven points after the technical and outscored Washington 27-15 the rest of the way.

“I think it was definitely a big turning point,” Gettings said. “At that point we were just like we knew this was a must-win game for us at the end of the day. We weren't going to go down without a fight.”

FORGETTABLE FINISH

Washington took a 68-64 lead on a 3-pointer from Tsohonis with 6:34 remaining. The Huskies missed seven of their final eight shots and committed four turnovers the rest of the way.

LONG RANGE

Washington made a season-high 14 3-pointers and shot 50% from behind the 3-point line. The Huskies were a 33% 3-point shooting team entering the game.

Not to be outdone, Arizona made 10 3s.

BIG PICTURE

Arizona: The Wildcats have won five of the past six in Seattle. Eight of the nine meetings between the Wildcats and Huskies in Seattle under Miller have been decided by single digits. ... Arizona committed just two turnovers in the second half and had 10 for the game. Four of those came in the opening minutes of the first half.

Washington: The four game losing streak is the longest in Hopkins three seasons as Washington’s head coach.

UP NEXT

Arizona: The Wildcats travel to Washington State on Saturday.

Washington: The Huskies host Arizona State on Saturday night.

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Leaders

Arizona PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
J. Mains 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. Koloko 0 0 0 2 0 0
Washington PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
T. Rice 0 0 0 0 0 0
Q. Green 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Comparison

Ariz Wash
Points For 75 72
Field Goals 24/62-39% 25/59-42%
Three Pointers 10/26-38% 14/28-50%
Free Throws 17/23-74% 8/11-73%
Offensive Rebounds 12 6
Defensive Rebounds 25 30
Rebounds 41 39
Blocks 1 4
Steals 8 4
Turnovers 10 17
Personal Fouls 14 18
Technical Fouls 0 1
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Ariz Leads Series 1-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Thu Jan 30 Ariz 75 @ Wash 72 I. Lee 3 S. Timmins 2

Game Information

Stadium: Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle, Washington
Attendance: 9,123
Game Time: