TUCSON, AZ – Nick Johnson scored 18 points as 2nd-ranked Arizona squeaked out a 67-65 win over Oregon at the McKale Center Thursday night.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Kaleb Tarczewski also scored in double figures for the Wildcats, who were playing without injured forward Brandon Ashley for the first time. Ashley will miss the rest of the season with a foot injury.
Jason Calliste and Joseph Young led the Ducks with 14 apiece in the defeat.
Dave Ryan and Jim Jackson called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.
(Elliott Pitt hits a three and Arizona leads 18-14 early)
(Dominic Artis nails a three and the Ducks lead 35-33)
(Jason Calliste hits from deep for a 38-35 Oregon lead)
(Joseph Young’s three gives the Ducks a six-point lead)
(T.J. McConnell scores as Arizona takes a 62-60 lead)
(Postgame recap from Dave Ryan and Jim Jackson)
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