Tucson, AZ (Sports Network) - Derrick Williams posted 22 points to lead the Arizona Wildcats to an 85-74 victory over the UCLA Bruins in Pac-10 action at the McKale Center. Lamont Jones added 17 points in the win for Arizona (17-4, 6-2 Pac-10), which also got 14 points from Kyle Fogg as he converted 12-of-14 at the free-throw line. Reeves Nelson finished with a double-double of 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the way for UCLA (13-7, 5-3), while Malcolm Lee netted 16 points in the losing effort. Joshua Smith tallied 13 points as well for the Bruins, and Jerime Anderson chipped in 11 points. Tyler Honeycutt added eight points and a team-best 11 rebounds, but shot just 1-of-8 from the floor.
The Bruins shot at a solid 48.0 percent clip during the opening stanza, but a 10-of-13 showing at the foul line gave the Wildcats an edge and a 38-33 halftime advantage. The Wildcats then converted a blazing 60.9 percent from the floor over the final 20 minutes to earn the victory. The Wildcats hit 52.0 percent of their attempts from the field during the contest, including 6-of-10 from beyond the arc.
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