Arizona Upsets Washington State 65-55

Determined Kent State hands No. 19 St. Mary's first home loss 65-57
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 24, 2008 5:49 AM CST
Arizona Upsets Washington State 65-55
Kent State's Mike McKee (22) and the bench react in amazement as teammate Al Fisher makes a great move to score late in the game as his team goes on to beat Saint Mary's in an NCAA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008 in Moraga, Calif. Fisher was the high scorer with 28 points and took control...   (Associated Press)

No. 17 Washington State couldn't buy a basket last night, shooting 34% from the field as Arizona ran away with a 65-55 upset. The Wildcats saw their big three catch fire at once, as Jordan Hill had 13 points and nine boards, Jerryd Bayless scored 20, and Chase Budinger topped out at 22, the Arizona Republic reports. Meanwhile, in California:

No. 23 St. Mary's suffered an upset of its own, allowing Kent State to come from behind for a 65-57 victory. Al Fisher led the Golden Flashes with 27 points, including the buckets that put Kent State ahead in the dwindling minutes. St. Mary's Diamon Simpson led the team in all categories, collecting 24 points, 15 rebounds and four assists. (More NCAA basketball stories.)

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