After a dominating start to the season, Arizona dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten its last time out.
While coach Sean Miller's team would appear to have a good chance to regroup with a matchup against Oregon State, taking the Beavers lightly could prove costly.
The No. 4 Wildcats try for a fifth consecutive win over Oregon State, which hopes to avoid opening 0-3 in Pac-12 play for the first time in five seasons Saturday night.
Arizona (14-1, 2-1) outscored opponents by an average of 15.8 points in opening 14-0, solidifying itself as one of the country's top teams. The Wildcats, though, failed to impress Thursday and saw their bid for an undefeated season came to an end with a 70-66 loss at Oregon.
"We obviously want to win every game, but we know it's not a perfect world," guard Nick Johnson said. "It definitely hurts because we know we let one slip away with our defense and our execution and stuff like that."
Leading scorer Mark Lyons had 21 points for his second 20-point...