Arizona moved to 12-1 on the season, with a 85-70 home win over Long Beach State. Here's a closer look at what happened:
Player of the Game:
Allonzo Trier - The freshman continued to prove why he is the best offensive threat on the team. Trier finished with 20 points, making five of his nine shots on the night. The freshman was also nearly perfect at the line, hitting seven of his eight free throws. Trier also pulled down three rebounds in the contest.
* Long Beach State kept the game close for the majority of the first half, but just before heading to the locker room, Arizona made a run to pull ahead. Leading 31-28, Arizona went on a 10-4 run fueled by three balls from Kadeem Allen and Mark Tollefsen as the Wildcats went into halftime leading by ten.
* The Wildcats started the second half on a hot start as well, but didn't pull away until almost five minutes had elapsed. Trier made back-to-back three pointers with 14 minutes remaining in the game. It pushed the Arizona lead to 58-41 and the Wildcats never looked back.
Stat of the Game:
2 - Arizona dominated the glass against the 49ers in the game. The Wildcats were able to limit Long Beach State to just two offensive rebounds and stopped the 49ers from scoring on that possession. Arizona only allowed two second chance points to the opposition in the game and it was a key part of the victory.
"The one statistic that jumos out about tonight's game is getting to the foul line 32 times and converting 28 of them," Miller said. "That's been a strength of ours through 13 games."
"We're moving the ball and are really unselfish," Jackson-Cartwright said. "We're getting out in transition and finding the open man. Overall, we need to get better on team defense and keep being unselfish on offense."