No. 3 Arizona hosts Oregon State after Mathurin’s 25-point outing

Oregon State Beavers (3-20, 1-12 Pac-12) vs. Arizona Wildcats (22-2, 12-1 Pac-12)

Tucson, Ariz.; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: No. 3 Arizona hosts the Oregon State Beavers after Bennedict Mathurin scored 25 points in Arizona’s 92-68 win over the Washington Huskies.

The Wildcats are 13-0 at home. Arizona leads the Pac-12 in rebounding, averaging 40.8 boards. Christian Koloko leads the Wildcats with 7.3 rebounds.

The Beavers are 1-12 against Pac-12 opponents. Oregon State is giving up 75.7 points to its opponents and was outscored by 8.5 points per game.

The teams are meeting for the 10th time this season in Pac-12 play. The Wildcats won the final game 90-65 on December 5. Mathurin scored 29 points to help lead the Wildcats to victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kerr Kriisa is averaging 9.8 points and 4.6 assists for the Wildcats. Mathurin is averaging 10.0 points in Arizona’s last 10 games.

Jarod Lucas is averaging 13.4 points for the Beavers. Maurice Calloo is averaging 0.8 3-pointers over Oregon State’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wildcats: 9-1, averaged 79.2 points, 39.8 rebounds, 17.8 assists, 5.6 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 65.9 points per game.

Beavers: 0-10, averaged 65.2 points, 26.0 rebounds, 12.4 assists, 6.0 steals and 1.8 blocks per game while shooting 42.6 percent from the field. Their opponents average 79.9 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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