Found January 11, 2013 on
Backyard Sports Blog:
Oregon upset #4 ranked Arizona last night 70-66. It didn't come without a great shot from Arizona guard Mark Lyons. Lyons is the leading scorer for Arizona and dropped 21 points last night. Lyons was trying to draw a foul on this jumper and didn't quite get it, but he did get a crazy looking three pointer off the backboard. If it wasn't enough for Oregon to cash in on the upset, they also got presented with some custom Jordans after the game.
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TUCSON, Ariz. Hes Arizonas Mr. Big Shot.
Yes, Mark Lyons has been that big. In fact, not since Arizona sharp-shooter Salim Stoudamire has there been such a player who has been so clutch.
There are plenty of games to be played and perhaps a deep NCAA run to be made. But for whatever the future brings for Arizona, Lyons figures to be in the middle of it.
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For the first time this season, No. 4 Arizona couldn't complete its comeback.
Despite 21 points from Mark Lyons and 16 from Solomon Hill, the Wildcats fell just short Thursday night in their quest to remain one of three undefeated teams in the country. Arizona's perfect season ended with a 70-66 loss to Oregon.
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One loss in Oregon was enough for fourth-ranked Arizona.
After falling to the Ducks on Thursday night, the Wildcats bounced back with an 80-70 victory over the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday.
''As a team, we didn't let that (loss) affect us,'' guard Mark Lyons said. ''One loss isn't going to hurt us, unless it's in March.''
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