SAN DIEGO – Nick Johnson scored 18 points to lead four double-figure scorers for Arizona as the No. 1 seed in the NCAA West Regional dispatched No. 16 Weber State, 68-59.
Arizona trailed by eight points early, but led by as many as 21 while advancing to a third-round matchup against either Gonzaga or Oklahoma State.
Dave Sims and Bill Frieder called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.
(Davion Berry’s 3-pointer helped Weber State streak to an early 7-0 advantage.)
(Kaleb Tarczewski’s layup midway through the second half propelled ‘Zona to a 45-27 lead.)
(Rondae Hollis-Jefferson attacks and hammers the rim for a 58-40 Arizona lead.)
(Nick Johnson’s 3-pointer lifts the West’s top seed to a 63-51 lead.)
(Davion Berry helps ignite the Weber State comeback with this 3-pointer.)
(Aaron Gordon’s layup helps thwart the Weber State comeback, posting ‘Zona to 65-54 margin with 1:18 to go.)
(The clock runs out as No. 1 prevails over No. 16, 68-59.)
(Postgame interview with Arizona’s Aaron Gordon.)
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