Arizona MBB defeats Washington by 16 points in their first game in 12 days

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Nathanial Stenchever | The Daily Wildcat

Bennedict Mathurin, a member of the Arizona men's basketball team.

The Arizona mens basketball team defeated the Washington Huskies by a score of 95-79 in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats now move to 12-1 on the season and move to 2-0 in Pac-12 games. 

This win comes 12 days after Tommy Lloyd's team lost their first game in Knoxville to the University of Tennessee 77-73. The reason of the long layoff between games for the Wildcats is because their were COVID-19 complications within the UCLA and USC basketball programs forcing the games to be postponed. 

Dalen Terry had his first double-double in his college career. He finished the game with 13 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists. 

Arizona was terrific from deep during tonight's game, making 12 three pointers while being 50 percent. 

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Bennedict Mathurin looked great on the offensive end of the floor, where he scored 25 points on 9-`5 shooting and six rebounds. 

Former Wildcat Terrell Brown Jr. finished the game with 28 points, eight rebounds and six assists. 

Christian Koloko added 22 points with 10 rebounds and his forth double-double of the season. 

This article will be updated with more information and quotes from the post-game press conference. 


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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (12/8)
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Updated December 8, 2021