WOMEN: Cats win three-overtime thriller over Huskies

HIGHLIGHTS: Arizona 90, Washington 82

Arizona beats Washington 90-82 to keep NCAA Tournament hopes alive

TUCSON — Isis Beh scored a career-high 29 points as Arizona overcame blowing an early 14-point lead to beat visiting Washington 90-82 in a triple-overtime Pac-12 Women’s Basketball game at McKale Center.


The Huskies appeared to win the game at the end of regulation on a shot at the buzzer but the field goal was waved off after review.

Helena Pueyo played all 55 minutes of the game for the Wildcats. She matched her career-high with 22 points including a big three-point basket to force the second overtime.

UA scored the first 14 points of the game and led 21-7 at the end of the first the second overtime. UW though slow chiseled away at that deficit before eventually taking their first lead in the third quarter.

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Lauren Schwartz led Washington with 27 points. The loss was the 6th in a row for the Huskies (13-12, 3-11).

The victory for the Wildcats completed a weekend sweep of the Washington schools keeping UA’s NCAA Tournament hopes alive.

Arizona heads to play the Bay Area schools this week.

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