No. 8 Arizona Takes Down Nike Elite, 89-83

Nov 25, 2001

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Jason Gardner scored 22 points and Channing Frye added21 as No. 8 Arizona beat Nike Elite 89-83 in an exhibition game Sunday night.

The Wildcats, who opened their season with three consecutive victories overranked teams, trailed 47-44 at halftime and 51-46 early in the second halfbefore rallying.

Frye had eight points in an 11-0 run and Gardner started a 12-2 spurt with a3-pointer and a layup.

Arizona led 69-58 with 11:41 to play and coasted from there as SalimStoudamire finished with 12 points and Rick Anderson 10.

Rick Hughes paced Nike Elite with 20 points.

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