Arizona defeats Missouri 88-52

Arizona defeated Missouri 88-52 on Sunday night. Read on for a complete recap.

Arizona did whatever it wanted on Sunday night as it defesated Missouri 88-52 at McKale.

Allonzo Trier scored and then found Dusan Ristic for a dunk. A layup by Trier then forced Missouri to take a timeout less than two minutes into the game and down 6-0. 

Dusan Ristic made one of two free-throws, but Wes Clark put Missouri on the board. Ryan Anderson and Ryan Rosburg exchanged baskets before Gabe York made a three.

Anderson then hit a three and Ryan Puryear scored. Terrence Phillips got a bucket, but Anderson and Ristic did as well to give the Wildcats a 19-8 lead at the media timeout. 

Justin Simon made one of two from the line and scored on the offensive glass soon after. However, Jakeenan Gant got two straight buckets and Sean Miller called timeout with the lead down to 22-12. 

Namon Wright made a three, but a three by York and Trier ended the 7-0 run. Anderson then had a three-point play on a dunk and the Wildcats went up 31-15 with 6:33 left in the first half. 

York scored and Wright did as well. He then added two free-throws, but Mark Tollefsen got on the board.

Trier made a three and Phillips got in the lane and scored. Anderson and Tollefsen got a bucket, but two free-throws by cant cut the Arizona lead to 42-23 at the half.

Ristic scored to start the half and Clark responded quickly. Ristic then scored again before Phillips made one free-throw.

Trier and Ristic hit two free-throws each and Clark got a bucket for Missouri. A dunk by Tollefsen then extended Arizona’s lead to 52-28 just four minutes into the second half. 

Chance Comanche scored and York was fouled on a three, as he made each free-throw. K.J. Walton scored, but Anderson responded with two free-throws. A bucket by Walton then cut Arizona’s lead to 59-31 with 11:37 remaining. 

York made two free-throws and Gant answered with a bucket. York then made a three and Ristic and Walton exchanged one free-throw each.

Tollefsen proceeded to make two free-throws and add a basket to put the Wildcats up 69-34 with 7:27 left. 

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