facebook
twitter
search
search

COL BKB: Arizona 71, Washington 62

Jan. 4, 2014 at 4:50 PM

TUCSON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson poured in 24 points Saturday and top-ranked Arizona overcame a slow start to hold off Washington 71-62 and improve to 15-0.

Aaron Gordon had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats (15-0, 2-0 Pac-12), who extended their best start to a season since 1932, when they began 16-0.

Arizona was coming off the one of the best defensive performances in team history in a 60-25 win over Washington State Thursday.

The Wildcats trailed 35-33 at halftime Saturday but held the Huskies to 30.3 percent shooting the rest of way to secure the win.

C.J. Wilcox led Washington (9-6, 1-1) with 20 points. Perris Blackwell had 12 points and 12 rebounds.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Topics: Nick Johnson
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Tiger Woods' playing partner Steve Stricker wants the 'old Tiger back'
Texas Rangers' Hamilton promises cautious approach
Cowherd has very awkward interview with Michigan's Harbaugh
UFC title-bout pullout has MMA chirping
Love: 'I'm going back to Cleveland'