Notable video clips from Arizona's postgame press conference after losing to Oregon at McKale Center.
Wildcats fall to Ducks, suffer first loss in Pac-12 play
Oregon disrupted Arizona's six-game win streak and took down the Wildcats 59-54 Thursday night at McKale Center, handing UA its first Pac-12 loss of the season.
Despite outrebounding Oregon 40-35, Arizona shot just 36.5 percent from the field and committed 14 turnovers while the Ducks made 7 of 17 3-pointers. Chase Jeter finished the night with 12 points and 10 rebounds while freshman guard Brandon Williams scored 10. Brandon Randolph's 17-game streak of scoring in double figures came to an end as the sophomore guard recorded five points and five rebounds.
The Wildcats fell to 13-5 on the season and 4-1 in the conference, and host Oregon State on Saturday. Jeter, Ira Lee and Sean Miller spoke to the media following Thursday's loss. Here's what they had to say.
Jeter and Lee's response
Chase Jeter and Ira Lee respond to Arizona’s first Pac-12 loss to Oregon. pic.twitter.com/ELm3PQg7Ii— The Wildcaster (@TheWildcaster) January 18, 2019
Turnovers hurt the Cats
Sean Miller says Arizona’s 9 first-half turnovers felt like 14. Miller also credits Oregon’s zone defense and full-court press. “Their defense turns into offense.” pic.twitter.com/TWHLgtJKnX— The Wildcaster (@TheWildcaster) January 18, 2019
Sean Miller on Arizona’s offensive struggles against Oregon: pic.twitter.com/OJ4Whox6g3— The Wildcaster (@TheWildcaster) January 18, 2019
Helping Brandon Randolph
Sean Miller says Arizona needs to do a better of job creating scoring opportunities for Brandon Randolph. pic.twitter.com/WTJfwPaVXV— The Wildcaster (@TheWildcaster) January 18, 2019