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TUCSON, AZMadi Kingdon recorded a match-high 17 kills to go with 12 digs and three service aces to lift Arizona (17-8, 7-6 Pac-12) to a 3-0 (25-18, 25-14, 26-24) sweep over Washington State (16-11, 3-11 Pac-12) on Thursday night inside the McKale Center.

The Wildcats continue to impress at home as they improved their record to 13-1 on the season inside the McKale Center. In addition, they are now a perfect 5-0 at home in Pac-12 play.

Arizona hit a solid .266 for the match, while holding Washington State to just a .110 attack efficiency. The Wildcats are now 15-2 on the season when hitting over .200 in a match. Arizona out-dug Washington State, 40-31 but the Cougars did finish with a 10.0 to 6.0 advantage in blocks.

In addition to Kingdon's 11th double-double of the season, Penina Snuka recorded her league-best 13th double-double of the year as she dished out 35 assists to go along with 11 digs. Jane Croson also finished with double-figure digs as she added 12 to go with six kills. Taylor Arizobal had eight kills and Halli Amaro recorded seven kills on .417 hitting for the Cats.

The Arizona defense frustrated Washington State's top offensive threat all night as Kyra Holt recorded just nine kills on -.065 hitting. Jaicee Harris led the Cougars with 12 kills on the night.

The Wildcats return to action on Sunday as they host No. 3 Washington at 2 p.m. The match will air live on the Pac-12 Networks.

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