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Arizona 86, Long Beach State 64

Associated Press

TUCSON - Esmery Martinez scored 19 points and Jade Loville scored 18 points and No. 18 Arizona beat Long Beach State 86-64.

Arizona broke open a close game outscoring Long Beach State 28-12 in the fourth quarter.

Shaina Pellington scored 15 points for the Wildcats (4-0), Cate Reese scored 14 and Lauren Fields 10. Arizona's starters all reached double figures and combined to shoot 27 for 55 while its bench shot 4 for 6. Arizona had nine players enter the scoring column.

The Beach led 16-10 after the first quarter and started the second with a 9-2 run for a 13-point lead before Arizona proceeded to outscore Long Beach State 28-14 over the final eight minutes of the half for a 40-39 lead at halftime.

It's the fourth-straight season the Wildcats have won their first four contests. Last year they won their first 11, seven the year before that and 13 in the 2019-20 season.

Malia Bambrick scored 14 points and Tori Harris 12 for the Beach (1-2).

November 20, 2022


Long Beach State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
M. Berry G 36 4-10 1-1 0-1 0-4 3 2 3 8 3 9
M. Bambrick G 35 5-10 1-2 3-3 0-1 3 0 3 0 1 14
T. Harris G 30 6-9 0-0 0-1 0-3 3 0 0 2 5 12
K. Jeskeova G 28 1-4 0-0 0-2 0-4 1 1 1 4 3 2
K. Hamilton-Fisher G 23 3-10 0-0 3-4 1-3 1 1 2 2 3 9
C. Murphy 15 3-5 0-0 3-4 1-1 2 0 0 1 1 9
P. Chung 11 0-1 5-8 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 1 2 5
L. Green 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 0 0 2 2 0
S. Tucker 9 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 0 4
K. Ka 2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A. Shoff 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 24-52
(.462)
7-11
(.636)
9-15
(.600)
4-21 14 4 9 20 20 64


Arizona
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
E. Martinez F 33 7-9 2-6 3-3 2-9 3 1 0 3 2 19
C. Reese F 29 5-11 3-3 1-1 3-9 3 0 0 0 1 14
S. Pellington G 34 5-10 5-5 0-2 2-6 4 2 2 3 2 15
J. Loville G 32 7-17 1-4 3-9 3-4 0 0 0 3 2 18
L. Fields G 31 3-8 3-7 1-3 0-2 3 0 3 3 2 10
H. Pueyo 20 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-1 4 0 1 2 0 3
M. Nnaji 8 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-3 1 0 0 3 1 2
K. Gilbert 7 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-1 2 0 2 1 2 2
M. Conner 6 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 1 0 0 2 0 3
L. Hylton 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals   201 31-61
(.508)
14-25
(.560)
10-22
(.455)
17-43 21 3 8 20 13 86


Officials: Kyle Bacon, Cheryll Blue, Sha'Rae Mitchell
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