WBB: Cats can't get off final shot in loss to Wazzu - Tucson News Now

WBB: Cats can't get off final shot in loss to Wazzu

  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • About Tucson News Now

    About Us

    About Tucson News Now Tucson News Now is the Internet home for KOLD, the CBS affiliate in Tucson and KMSB, the FOX affiliate in Tucson. On Feb. 1, 2012, Raycom Media, Inc., which owns KOLD and the Belo

    Learn more about Tucson News Now.

  • UPDATE: Two shot, one dead, at post-wedding party

    UPDATE: Two shot, one dead, at post-wedding party

    Sunday, May 28 2017 3:23 PM EDT2017-05-28 19:23:16 GMT
    Police taped off part of E 32nd Street to investigate a deadly shooting early Sunday morning (Source: TPD).Police taped off part of E 32nd Street to investigate a deadly shooting early Sunday morning (Source: TPD).

    Police responded to several reports of a shooting early Sunday morning in a neighborhood near Park Avenue and East Silverlake Road. Officers found two men shot in the 1100 block of East 32nd Street just after 1:30 a.m. on May 28, according to a release from Tucson Police Department.

    Police responded to several reports of a shooting early Sunday morning in a neighborhood near Park Avenue and East Silverlake Road. Officers found two men shot in the 1100 block of East 32nd Street just after 1:30 a.m. on May 28, according to a release from Tucson Police Department.

  • Closed captioning information

    Closed captioning information

    Tuesday, March 22 2016 4:07 PM EDT2016-03-22 20:07:47 GMT
    Tuesday, March 22 2016 4:07 PM EDT2016-03-22 20:07:47 GMT

    FCC rules require broadcast stations to make sure that complaints about closed captioning can be easily made, and addressed in a timely manner. Station point of contact information for immediate concerns

    FCC rules require broadcast stations to make sure that complaints about closed captioning can be easily made, and addressed in a timely manner. Station point of contact information for immediate concerns

PULLMAN, WAArizona women's basketball (4-9, 0-2) fell in a 61-59 heartbreaker to Washington State (8-6, 2-0) on Sunday afternoon in Pullman, Wash.

Senior Carissa Crutchfield led the Wildcats with 13 points, 11 in the second half. Crutchfield hit 2-of-2 three-pointers for 55 percent from behind the arc on the season.

Freshman Breanna Workman scored 10 points for her fourth game scoring in double-digits this season.

Junior Candice Warthen and freshman LaBrittney Jones scored nine points each and the Wildcats shot 46 percent to the Cougars' 39 percent.

WSU came out strong in the first half, scoring the first four points and leading by 12 at halftime. It was all Arizona in the second half as the Wildcats outscored the Cougars, 37-27 and held them to 29 percent shooting.

"We started to get some stops," Arizona head coach Niya Butts said. "We felt better defensively because we were making shots offensively. But we didn't do enough to win the game."

UA tied the game six times in the final 11 minutes, but could never take the lead. Washington State had a two-point lead with 43 seconds remaining, but Arizona could not get a shot off and fell, 61-59.

"Down the stretch, we allowed them to get several opportunities at the basket," Butts said. "When we did that, they capitalized and that hurt us."

Sophomore Lia Galdeira led the Cougars with 16 points and senior Sage Romberg finished with 10 points and nine rebounds.

"We have to go back and get ready to play our games at home," Butts said. "These were two tough road games and our team did some really good things, but we also have some things we need to work on."

The Wildcats will open conference play on Friday, Jan. 10 versus UCLA at 8 p.m. MT. The game will be televised on the Pac-12 Networks.

Copyright 2014 Arizona Athletics. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly