Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

No. 3 Utah Goes Down to No. 15 Arizona

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

No. 3 Utah Goes Down to No. 15 Arizona

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Jason Terry scored six of his career-high 19 points in a 16-second span, putting Arizona ahead for good Saturday as the 15th-ranked Wildcats overcame No. 3 Utah 69-61 in the John Wooden Classic in Anaheim, Calif.

Terry, a 6-foot-2 sophomore, hit a 3-pointer with 5:35 remaining, snapping a 55-55 tie and giving the Wildcats their first lead of the game.

Then, he made a 3-point play to make it 61-55 and cap a 17-2 Arizona spurt in a span of just under 4 1/2 minutes. The Utes never came closer than five points after that. Terry scored 15 points in the second half as the Wildcats (3-1) outscored the Utes 40-21 after trailing 40-29 at halftime. Andre Miller led the Utes (4-1) with 17 points and four assists, but was scoreless over the final 16 minutes. Kansas 96, No. 17 UCLA 83: No. 1 Kansas rolled to its sixth road win and seventh consecutive overall by beating 17th-ranked UCLA. Raef LaFrentz scored 31 points for Kansas, which led by 28 points late in the first half. Wake Forest 53, NC State 45: No. 2 Wake Forest, with its highest ranking in school history, was in danger of being upset before wearing down the foul-troubled Wolfpack over the final 10 minutes in Raleigh, N.C. Tony Rutland's 3-pointer with 9:19 left in the game finally gave the Demon Deacons the lead for good and helped ignite a 20-1 run over a nine-minute span. Clemson 62, Virginia 52: Greg Buckner scored 13 points in the second half and No. 12 Clemson held No. 25 Virginia to 25 points over the final 20 minutes in Charlottesvile, Va. Buckner finished with 15 points and Terrell McIntyre added 20 for Clemson. Rutgers 75, Georgetown 68: Geoff Billet scored 21 points and Rutgers hit seven free throws in the final 68 seconds to hold off previously unbeaten Georgetown (5-1) in Piscataway, N.J. Louisville 93, LSU 87: Louisville's DeJuan Wheat scored nine of his 26 points in overtime, lifting the 4-0 Cardinals over LSU in Anaheim, Calif. Meanwhile, Rogers Washington was a one-man show for the Tigers in overtime, scoring all 11 of their points and finishing with a career-high 33. Connecticut 61, Boston College 54: Freshman Richard Hamilton had 18 points and Connecticut outscored Boston College 11-2 over the final four minutes, beating the 20th-ranked Eagles in Storrs, Conn. …

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