Pacific Life Pac-10 Tournament Notes
March 11, 2005
- Arizona advances to the Championship game for the fifth time in Tournament history. The Wildcats have never lost a title game, winning the Tournament in 1988, 1989, 1990 and 2002. Arizona is 15-3 all-time in Tournament play.
- The 31-point margin of victory (90-59) set a new Pac-10 Tournament record, breaking the old record of 26 set by Arizona against Oregon State in 1988 (93-67).
- Arizona's Channing Frye shot 7-8 in the game, marking the second-straight game he has missed just one shot (shot 10-11 vs. Cal). He has shot 17-19 (89.5%) in the Tournament so far and will challenge for the Pac-10 Tournament record of 76.2% (16-21) set by Washington State's Todd Anderson in 1988.
- Arizona's Jawann McClellan could also challenge for the Tournament field goal percentage record. He is shooting .800 (12-15) from the field in the Tournament and .800 (4-5) from the three-point line. Arizona's Steve Kerr holds the record for three-point FG%, shooting .750 (9-12) in 1988.
- After two games, Arizona's FG% is .587 (71-121) in the Tournament. The Wildcats will challenge the all-time Tournament record (three games) of .587 (74-126), set by Stanford in 1989. The Wildcats also need just 24 field goals tomorrow to break the Tournament record currently held by the 1987 UCLA team (94).
- Arizona is allowing opponents to shoot just .388 (47-121) from the field in the Tournament. The Tournament record is .329 (68-207), set by Arizona in 1990.
- Oregon State's David Lucas posted his sixth double-double of the year, scoring 15 points with 12 rebounds.