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Arizona routs Harvard 74-51, reaches Sweet 16

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SALT LAKE CITY (Tucson News Now) -

Arizona's headed back to the Sweet 16.

The Wildcats routed Harvard 74-51 Saturday night in the NCAA West Regional.

Sixth-seeded UA (27-7) advances to play either No. 2 Ohio State or No. 10 Iowa State in the Sweet 16 next week in Los Angeles.

The Buckeyes and Cyclones play Sunday in Dayton, Ohio.

The Sweet 16 trip will be the 15th for Arizona.

Harvard (20-10) missed 20 of its first 22 shots in falling behind the Wildcats 40-22 at halftime.

The 14th-seeded Crimson's magic from Thursday night's upset of No. 3 New Mexico disappeared.

Mark Lyons scored 27 points for the Wildcats. Solomon Hill had 10 rebounds.

The Wildcats shot 55 percent from the field. Harvard finished 16 of 58 (28 percent).

Watch Sports Director Damien Alameda's report and highlights at 9 p.m. on Fox 11 and at 10 p.m. on KOLD News 13.

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