#2 Arizona rallies past St. Mary's 69-60 - Tucson News Now

#2 Arizona rallies past St. Mary's 69-60

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Arizona Wildcats are headed to yet another Sweet 16.

2nd seed UA beat 7th seed Saint Mary’s 69-60 on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament 2nd round game in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The Wildcats trailed by as many as ten points in the first half.

After going scoreless in the first half, sophomore guard Allonzo Trier scored 14 points to lead Arizona’s 2nd half charge.

Lauri Markkanen finished with a team-high 16 points. He grabbed 11 rebounds.

Jock Landale scored 19 for the Gaels (29-5).

Arizona (32-4) will play head coach Sean Miller’s old school Xavier Thursday night in San Jose.

It's the program's 19th Sweet 16 overall and 18th in the modern college basketball era.

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