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Big second half pushes Arizona past Cougars 83-62

Nico Mannion scored 15 of 23 his points in the second half, Zeke Nnaji added 21 and Arizona raced away from Washington State for an 83-62 victory.
Credit: AP
Arizona guard Nico Mannion (1) drives against Washington State center Volodymyr Markovetskyy during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona won 83-62. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Nico Mannion scored 15 of 23 his points in the second half, Zeke Nnaji added 21 and Arizona raced away from Washington State for an 83-62 victory.

The Wildcats labored through a lethargic first half, managing to keep the Cougars close behind Nnaji's 14 first-half points. 

The Cougars had a 38-32 lead when Mannion took over in the second half and Arizona turned a close game into a rout with a 26-0 run to end a three-game losing streak. 

Isaac Bonton led the Cougars with 21 points.  CJ Elleby added 10 points.

Cougars only hit 32.1% of their shots.  They were 4-19 from beyond the arc.