3 Arizona takes on Oregon State after Mathurin’s 25-point game


Oregon State Beavers (3-20, 1-12 Pac-12) vs. Arizona Wildcats (22-2, 12-1 Pac-12)

Tucson, Ariz.; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTS LINE LINE: Arizona -25; plus/minus is 152.5

BOTTOM LINE: No. 3 Arizona takes on the Oregon State Beavers after Bennedict Mathurin scored 25 points in Arizona’s 92-68 win over the Washington Huskies.

The Wildcats are 13-0 in home games. Arizona leads college basketball with 40.8 rebounds per game led by Christian Koloko with an average of 7.3.

The Beavers are 1-12 in Pac-12 play. Oregon State ranks fourth in the Pac-12 with 31.4 points per game in the paint led by Abdul Alatishe with an 8.2 average.

The teams are meeting for the 10th time in conference this season. The Wildcats won the final game 90-65 on December 5. Mathurin scored 29 points to help lead the Wildcats to victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mathurin is averaging 17.0 points per game and averaging 5.9 rebounds for the Wildcats. Azuolas Tubelis is averaging 10.5 points and 4.9 rebounds over Arizona’s last 10 games.

Jarod Lucas is shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc with 2.3 3-pointers per game for the Beavers, while averaging 13.4 points. Dashawn Davis is averaging 7.5 points and 4.1 assists over the past 10 games for Oregon State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wildcats: 9-1, averaged 79.2 points, 39.8 rebounds, 17.8 assists, 5.6 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 65.9 points per game.

Beavers: 0-10, averaged 65.2 points, 26.0 rebounds, 12.4 assists, 6.0 steals and 1.8 blocks per game while shooting 42.6 percent from the field. Their opponents average 79.9 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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