Happy moments: these Wildcats performed well in the men’s and women’s hoops | Arizona Wildcats Basketball
Kriisa’s backcourt teammate was equally impressive at long distance: Justin Kier knocked down three points to 3, while Bennedict Mathurin had two and Dalen Terry one.
Kerr finished with 17 points. Arizona shoots over 57 percent from the field.
December 11: Mathurin leads the charge back to beat Illinois
Arizona followed the Fighting Illini in Champaign, Ill., 13 points before Mathurin intervened.
The sophomore scored a high 30 points, one shy of his career high, and Arizona edged Illinois by eight points in the second half to win 83-79 in one of the games out. most exciting conference of the year.
Mathurin scored from all parts of the field, knocking down 10 of 17 shots from the field – including five from 3 points – while grabbing seven rebounds. The performance helped UA enter the AP poll’s Top 10 for the first time since the 2017-18 season.
December 12: Freshman Conner connects five times from the depths
Playing their first full game without star forward Lauren Ware (knee), the Wildcats looked for extra points from their role players.