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20070211 Arizona FInishes Oregon Trail Sweep. Downs the Ducks 77-74
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 11, 2007
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<P><FONT size=2>EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -Freshman <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=542241"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=542241">Chase Budinger</A></A> had 30 points and 10 rebounds, <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=39534"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=39534">Ivan Radenovic</A></A> hit a go-ahead jumper with 6 seconds left and No. 24 Arizona rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to beat No. 13 Oregon 77-74 on Saturday.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=68648"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=68648">Jawann McClellan</A></A>'s 3-pointer pulled the Wildcats to 66-64 before Budinger's layup tied it. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=186162"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=186162">Marcus Williams</A></A>' hook shot put Arizona ahead for the first time, 68-66, with 3:17 left.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>The Wildcats (17-7, 8-5 Pac-10) stretched the lead to 73-66 on Budinger's 3-pointer. But Aaron Brooks hit two free throws with 57 seconds remaining to cut it to 73-71, and Tajuan Porter hit a 3-pointer to put Oregon (20-5, 8-5) up 74-73 with 22.2 seconds to go.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Right after the shot, Oregon coach Ernie Kent either fell or was accidentally knocked down. He was clutching his left arm when he was helped up - Kent had surgery on the arm before the season.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Arizona regained the lead on Radenovic's turnaround jumper, and Budinger hit two free throws for the final margin.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Williams and Radenovic each had 16 points and nine rebounds for Arizona, which has won three straight after losing five of six.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Bryce Taylor had 18 points and Maarty Luenen added 17 for the Ducks, who have lost four of six.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Oregon trailed 11-4 but pulled ahead 14-13 on Luenen's 3-pointer. After <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=39542"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=39542">Mustafa Shakur</A></A> answered with a jumper, Porter hit his own 3 to make it 17-15.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Arizona kept it close because of Budinger, who scored the Wildcats' next eight points for a 23-21 lead.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>The lead was short-lived. The Ducks opened a 28-23 advantage on Taylor's dunk. Luenen and Taylor each hit 3-pointers to put Oregon up 36-26, and the Ducks led 38-28 at halftime.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Brooks, who led the Pac-10 with an average of 18.1 points coming into the game, did not score in the first half for the second straight game. He did contribute six rebounds, though.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Budinger had 13 points in the first half.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>After Arizona coach <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=39523"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=39523">Lute Olson</A></A> took his red necktie off for the second half, the Wildcats narrowed it to 40-38 on Williams' 3-pointer.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Oregon stretched it out again, going up 47-38 on Malik Hairston's dunk, but Arizona again sneaked back up on the Ducks and cut it to 47-44 on Williams' layup.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Budinger's rebound basket and a pair of free throws from Williams closed the Wildcats to 52-51 with 12:18 to go.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>Among those at the game were former Ducks quarterback Joey Harrington and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad, who was known as Bobby Moore when he played running back for Oregon. They sat with Nike founder Phil Knight.</FONT></P></BLOCK />
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