Kyle Fogg hit a big 3-pointer and scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half of his final home game, fellow senior Jesse Perry added 16 points and Arizona held on for a 65-63 win over UCLA on Saturday in Tucson, Ariz.
Arizona (21-9, 12-5 Pac-12) struggled against UCLA’s big front line and shot 37 percent, but its three leaders helped pull out a tough win.
Perry had 12 points in the second half, junior Solomon Hill had 13 points overall and Fogg hit a 3-pointer with 53 seconds left to put the Wildcats up six.
UCLA (16-13, 9-7) stayed close despite leading scorer Lazeric Jones scoring two points on 1-of-12 shooting and center Joshua Smith fighting foul trouble.
The Bruins had a final chance after Arizona missed 4 of 6 free throws in the final 23 seconds, but Jerime Anderson’s jumper at the buzzer sailed long. Anderson had 20 points.
Arizona St. 56, USC 52: Chris Colvin completed a three-point play with 19.4 seconds to play, and the Sun Devils escaped with a victory over the Trojans in Tempe, Ariz.
Jordan Bachynski had 19 points, one shy of his career high, and nine rebounds as the Sun Devils (9-20, 5-12) snapped a four-game losing streak.
Freshman Byron Wesley set a career best for the second straight game with 22 points for the Trojans (6-23, 1-15), who lost their seventh in a row. Maurice Jones added 12 points on 4 of 13 shooting for USC.
Trent Lockett scored 12 points for Arizona State.
Utah 58, Stanford 57: Chris Hines scored 19 points, including the winning 3-pointer with 27 seconds left, and the Utes defeated the Cardinal in Salt Lake City.
The win provided a little salvation for the Utes (6-22, 3-13 Pac 12), who closed out the home portion of their inaugural Pac-12 campaign with a 6-9 record – their first losing mark at home in 38 years.
Freshman Chasson Randle had a chance to win it for Stanford but missed a long 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Randle led Stanford (19-10, 9-8) with 19 points, including five 3-pointers.