The Arizona Wildcats trailed the Oregon State Beavers by seven at halftime, but stormed back with a vengeance in the second half outscoring the Beavers 45-27 to win the game and advance to the Pac-12 tournament final by the final score of 72-61.
Wildcats Jesse Perry and Kyle Fogg started the game off slowly in the first half but took it up a notch in the second half. Perry finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds while Kyle Fogg had 22 points to lead all scorers.
As Fogg and Perry stepped up their game, Beaver’s Jared Cunningham and Devon Collier went cold, with Cunningham going 1-8 in field goals in the second half.
The Wildcats shot poorly in the first half, shooting 37.5 percent from the field, but the huge second half increased it 47 percent. The Wildcats more than doubled their score in the second half, scoring from 27 in the first to 45 in the second.