UA-Long Beach State game thread

2012-11-19T19:14:00Z 2012-11-19T21:07:09Z UA-Long Beach State game threadBy Bruce Pascoe, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Final: UA 94, LBSU 72.

Ashley: 20 points and 10 rebounds.

Solomon Hill & Kevin Parrom each had 15.

Hill has 1,001 career points, the 47th player to hit 1,000 at UA.

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Long Beach State still playing tough in final minutes. Four threes have kept 49ers from sinking to a 30-point deficit.

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Brandon Ashley missed first shot of any kind tonight, a free throw. He's 5-5 FG, 8-9 from line. He has 18 points so far.

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The Ooh-Aah man is back. Leading  cheers with eight minutes to go.

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UA leads 67-48 with 11:58 to go. Wildcats 5-9 from the field and 6-8 from three-point territory in the second half.

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Final: #arizonawildcats 94, LBSU 72. Ashley: 20 points and 10 rebounds; Solomon Hill & Kevin Parrom each had 15. Hill has 1,001 career pts--

Sean Miller went with a big lineup featuring Kevin Parrom at the two and Solomon Hill at three for a few minutes.

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A three-pointer from Kevin Parrom and driving layup from Solomon Hill give UA a 20-point lead, 66-46. Hill hits the and-one to make it 67-46 before LBSU's Dan Jennings scores on the other end.

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Long Beach State not going away. UA leads 59-46 with 15:38, same 13-point margin it held at halftime.

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Nick Johnson hits the first of two free throws to stop the 49ers' run. UA leads 40-27 at the final media timeout of the first half.

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Long Beach State pulls off 10-0 run thanks to two three-pointers and a steal that led to a dunk by Kris Gulley. But UA still lead 39-27.

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Mark Lyons has three assists with two turnovers at the 7:38 mark of the first half. UA leads 35-16.

The Wildcats have hit 11 of 16 field goals and 10 of 11 free throws while holding Long Beach State to 27.8 percent shooting.

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UA leads 31-16 with 10:29 left in the first half. Arizona is shooting 69.2 percent from the field and has made 10 of 11 free throws.

Halftime: UA 50, Long Beach State 37.

Wildcats shooting 63.0 percent from the field and have made 11 of 13 free throws. They have also outrebounded LBSU 20-9.

Nick Johnson has 12 points, Brandon Ashley 11 and Kevin Parrom has nine.

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UA holds 13-8 lead at first media timeout (15:25).

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Ashley scored UA's first seven points, then Mark Lyons connected with Nick Johnson for an alleyoop dunk to give UA a 9-2 lead with 17:06 left.

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Brandon Ashley started in place of Grant Jerrett. Not a huge surprise since Ashley played well against UTEP and Sean Miller has said all along that the frontcourt starters will change.

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