NCAAW: Wildcats lock down South Carolina State 73-32

UA moves to 4-1 on the young season

NCAAW: Wildcats lock down South Carolina State 73-32
Cate Reese (25) and Semaj Smith (34) battle for a rebound during Arizona's win on November 24, 2018 against South Carolina State (Source: Stan Liu/Arizona Athletics)

TUCSON, AZ - Arizona (4-1) outscored South Carolina State (2-4) 39-15 in the second half and ran away with Friday night’s game by a score of 73-32. Cate Reese recorded her second-career double-double with 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds.

Aari McDonald had her lowest scoring output of the season with 15 points, but she added in six points and five assists. Dominique McBryde got into double-figures for the first time in her Arizona career with 10 points to go along with six rebounds.

Freshman Bryce Nixon knocked down three three-point shots to produce her best scoring game of the season, nine points.

Sam Thomas was a menace on the defensive end, blocking a career-high five shots and tied her career-high with four steals. That is the second time this season Thomas has finished the game with four steals.

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The Wildcats are back in action on Tuesday, Nov. 27 against Incarnate Word in McKale Center. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. MST.

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