|Jordan Hill?blocked six shots in the game|
TUCSON--Chase Budinger and Jerryd Bayless combined for 45 points to help Arizona take control in the second half and down No. 6 Washington State Thursday night in McKale Center, 76-64.
The Cats built an 18-point lead with 13 minutes gone in the second frame, matching the Cougars' determined pace.
UA outscored WSU by a 42-33 margin in the second half?after leading by three at the half, 34-31.
Bayless led all scorers with 23 points and Budinger got hot later to net 22.
WSU was led by 15 each from Kyle Weaver and Aron Baynes.
UA big man Jordan Hill had a career-high six blocked?shots and led all rebounders with 10.
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