Arizona vs Ohio State: Recap Notes

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NCAA Tournament 4th Round



1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  #6 Arizona 38 32 70 +3.5
  #2 Ohio State 34 39 73 -3.5
Thu, Mar 28 2013, 05:47 PM MST

Staples Center
Los Angeles, CA
TV: TBS

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Arizona Game Notes:
  • Arizona beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 17th time this season the Wildcats have beaten the spread.
  • The Wildcats have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Arizona is 31-31 in close games.
  • Prior to this game, Arizona played 32 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 12-20.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 53.8 percent or better this season, Arizona has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • Arizona set a season low for assists (seven).
  • The Wildcats have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past five games.
  • Arizona has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past five games.
  • This is the third loss of the season where the Wildcats opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Mark Lyons accounted for 32.8 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Nick Johnson and Kevin Parrom) accounted for 46.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Mark Lyons has led the team in scoring in 17 out of 35 games this season.
  • Nick Johnson had career highs with seven rebounds and seven defensive rebounds.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of Mark Lyons's career.
  • Mark Lyons has three straight 20+ point games.

Ohio State Game Notes:
  • The Buckeyes won this one, but have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Ohio State is 26-23 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Deshaun Thomas and LaQuinton Ross) accounted for 50.6 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Sam Thompson and Lenzelle Smith Jr.) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Deshaun Thomas has led the team in scoring 28 times in 36 games this season.
  • Sam Thompson has led the team in rebounding three times in 36 games this season.
  • This marks the 28th 20-point game of Deshaun Thomas's career.
  • Deshaun Thomas has three straight 20+ point games.

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Pac-12 Standings

OverallConf
 1Arizona 33-5 15-3
2 UCLA 28-9 12-6
3 Oregon 24-10 10-8
3 Colorado 23-12 10-8
3 Stanford 23-13 10-8
3 Arizona State 21-12 10-8
3 California 21-14 10-8
8 Utah 21-12 9-9
8 Washington 17-15 9-9
10 Oregon State 16-16 8-10
11 WSU 10-21 3-15
12 USC 11-21 2-16
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#21 Brandon Ashley So F 6-8 230
#54 Eric Conklin Fr F 6-6 235
#11 Aaron Gordon Fr F 6-9 225
#50 Jacob Hazzard So G 6-0 160
#23 R. Hollis-Jefferson Fr F 6-7 215
#52 Chris Johnson Jr F 6-6 215
#13 Nick Johnson Jr G 6-3 200
#31 Matt Korcheck Jr F 6-10 230
#44 Trey Mason Fr G 6-2 185
#20 Jordin Mayes Sr G 6-3 190
#4 T.J. McConnell Jr G 6-1 195
#55 Drew Mellon Jr F 6-6 205
#33 Zach Peters Fr F 6-10 240
#24 Elliott Pitts Fr G 6-5 180
#35 K. Tarczewski So C 7-0 235
#1 Gabe York So G 6-3 180