Arizona wins at buzzer

Arizona defeated Lipscomb 83-82 on Monday night with a buzzer beater by Nic Wise.

It is not possible to hit a shot with less time on the clock than Nic Wise had on Monday.

That's why every little second counts.

Wise hit a three while streaking up court, as Arizona survived and defeated Lipscomb 83-82 in overtime at McKale.

"I saw Fogg was just about to shoot one of those "desperation shots" so I yelled his name," Wise said. "Luckily, he heard me and gave me the ball. I just had to throw it up fast and it just went in. I don't know how, it just did."

After the shot, the play was reviewed for nearly ten minutes as fans and players alike waited for the result.

"I just wanted them to get the call right, if that meant it was good, it was good, if it wasn't, it wasn't," Sean Miller said. "When I saw it from my vantage point I knew it was going to close."

Of course, it would not have been possible of Momo Jones did not hit two straight threes and Miller says that there are a handful of players that had a positive impact on the game.

"The storyline for tonight is that Nic Wise is a real weapon at the end of games no only with his ability to make that game winning shot, but his ability to make his free throws; he has to be leading the nation in free throw percentage," Miller said.

"Of course, Nic made that shot at the end, but what impressed me the most was his free throw shooting. I can't say enough good things about Nic. I'm proud of him. I'm proud of Lamont Jones, and I'm proud of Alex Jacobsen."

Arizona now prepares to face NC State and should once again be without Jamelle Horne.

"A win is a win is a win," Jones said. "Doesn't matter how or who it's against; a win is a win. A loss could've meant we'd have another loss up on our schedule. It's the same. A loss is a loss, a win is a win."

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