LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Kaleb Tarczewski scored 18 points, Gabe York added 15 and No. 3 Arizona hung on to win its first close game of the season, beating Kansas State 72-68 Tuesday in the Maui Invitational semifinals.
No. 3/4 Arizona will face Kansas State on Tuesday in the semifinals of the EA Sports Maui Invitational, marking the 14th meeting between the programs and the first in roughly 15 years; UA has won the last two matchups with KSU.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Brandon Ashley each scored 15 points, helping No. 2 Arizona wear down Missouri for a 72-53 victory in the opening round the Maui Invitational on Monday.
Second-ranked Arizona will open the Championship Round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational on Monday afternoon when it faces Missouri; the teams have split their only two previous meetings and haven't squared off since the 1994 NCAA Tournament.