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Arizona vs Washington State Final: 69-53 - Recap

Arizona earned a 69-53 victory over Washington State on Thursday, getting 19 points from James Akinjo at McKale Memorial Center.

Bettors who backed Arizona were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -8.0 at sportsbooks.

Bennedict Mathurin had 14 points for Arizona and Azuolas Tubelis chipped in with 9 points. Terrell Brown Jr. had 8 assists for them, while Azuolas Tubelis was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Washington State got 12 points from TJ Bamba in a losing cause and another 10 points from Dishon Jackson. Andrej Jakimovski contributed 2 assists for them, while Aljaz Kunc had 14 rebounds.

Arizona was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Arizona as they grabbed 38 boards, while Washington State only had 30

Arizona looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Washington. Washington State will aim to get back on the winning track at Arizona State.