Posted February 10, 2014 on AP on Fox
Oregon State rallied in the second half of its previous game behind Roberto Nelson. With their leading scorer unable to shake Arizona's defenders, though, the Beavers had little chance of a repeat performance. Oregon State dug itself a double-digit hole by halftime and Nelson struggled against No. 2 Arizona's pressure all night, sending the Beavers to a 76-54 loss on Sunday. ''It's disappointing that we didn't play better, especially since we have been playing better,'' Oregon State coach Craig Robinson said. ''I don't think we came out with our best effort and I want to take the blame for that.'' Arizona looked hesitant against Oregon on Thursday night, its first game since forward Brandon Ashley went out for the season with a right foot injury. The Wildcats (23-1, 10-1 Pac-12) had no such trouble against Oregon State, finding answers for their shooting woes while dominating in nearly every aspect. Arizona shot 50 percent fo...
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