Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Wildcats Hold Off Cougars For 76-72 Win
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 16, 2012
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Feb. 16, 2012

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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.