Second half surge

Arizona used a 27-1 run to dispose of Virginia 81-51 and even their record to 2-2 after a rough start in Maui.

Like in Maui, the Cats opened the game doing everything well sans shooting. Despite dominating on the defensive end, the Cats struggled to shoot over 30% and trailed by as many as six.

The Wildcats missed outside and end, including a handful of lay-ups.

They started to right the ship late in the first half when they rattled off the last nine of the frame and then continued that by scoring 19 of the first 20 second half points.

The Cavaliers did not score a field goal until over seven minutes passed in the second half and went a total of 10:45 without a field goal.

Chris Rodgers led the Cats on both ends of the floor. Rodgers scored 20 points while disrupting things with his aggressive defensive play.

Hassan Adams added 14 points, while Mustafa Shakur scored 14 and dished out seven assists. Adams led the Cats with nine rebounds.

Sean Singletary led all scorers with 24.

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