TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Cate Reese had 20 points and No. 4 Arizona used a dominant third quarter to beat visiting Washington State 60-52 in its Pac-12 Conference opener and first game in three weeks.
It was the 100th victory for Wildcats coach Adia Barnes, and it came as Arizona reached 11-0 for the second time in three seasons.
Reese was 8 of 14 from the field and moved into 10th on the school career scoring list with 1,306 points.
Krystal Leger-Walker led 9-5 WSU with 12 points, nine rebounds and six assists.
The Cougars tied the Wildcats in the third quarter. But Arizona finished the third on a 15-0 run.
WSU pulled within two points when Charliess Leger-Walker hits a 3-pointer with 47 seconds left in the game. But Arizona scored the final six points to win by eight.