Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/30/14
While its offense sputtered in its last game, Arizona's defensive effort has coach Sean Miller thinking big lately. That could spell trouble for a Washington State team that has struggled to score. The eighth-ranked Wildcats will try for their first four-game road winning streak in two seasons on Saturday night when they visit the slumping Cougars. After giving up a season-high 84 points in a loss to UCLA, Arizona (18-2, 6-2 Pac-12) bounced back with impressive performances on the defensive end in its last two wins. The Wildcats followed a 74-50 victory over USC last Saturday with a 57-53 win at Washington on Thursday to close to within one game of the conference lead following Oregon's loss at Stanford on Wednesday. Although they finished with season lows in points, field-goal percentage (35.1) and 3-point percentage (16.7), the Wildcats held the Huskies to 36.8 percent shooting - including 3 for 18 from beyond the arc. "To win on the road when you don't play offense well or ...
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