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COL BKB: Arizona 69, San Diego State 60

  |   Nov. 15, 2013 at 12:56 AM
TUCSON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson scored 23 points Thursday and No. 5 Arizona turned up the defensive heat to fight off San Diego State 69-60.

The Wildcats were never able to put the Aztecs away and had only a four-point lead with 1:20 to play. Aaron Gordon then converted an alley-oop pass from T.J. McConnell and McConnell made 1-of-2 from the line to give Arizona a seven-point cushion going into the final 40 seconds.

Arizona has won all of its three games while San Diego State slipped to 1-1.

Gordon added 16 points and nine rebounds for the Wildcats, who held the Aztecs to 34 percent shooting.

Xavier Thames and J.J. O'Brien both scored 19 for the Aztecs.

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