Arizona holds off Washington State
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Brendon Lavender scored 17 points and Jesse Perry had two late baskets that lifted Arizona over Washington State 76-72 on Thursday night.
Kyle Fogg had 16 points and Perry scored 14 for Arizona (19-8, 10-4 Pac-12), which won its fifth straight game and remains in the hunt for the Pac-12 title.
Brock Motum scored 28 points for Washington State (13-13, 5-9), but missed four of five free throws in the closing minutes. The Cougars have lost five of their past seven games.