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               === No. 4 Arizona blasts East Tennessee State ===
 
 Honolulu, HI (Sports Network) - Brandon Ashley scored 16 points and grabbed 10
 rebounds,  leading the  fourth-ranked Arizona Wildcats to a 73-53 victory over
 East Tennessee State in the opening round of the Diamond Head Classic.
 
 Mark  Lyons  and Kaleb Tarczewski had  eight points apiece for Arizona (10-0),
 which will face Miami-Florida in Sunday's semifinals.
 
 Jarvis  Jones  scored 21 points  for the Buccaneers  (2-8), who have lost five
 straight by an average of 22.2 points.
 
 Arizona  scored the game's first 11 points and never looked back. The Wildcats
 limited  East  Tennessee State to 22.2  percent shooting in the first half and
 led 38-17 at the break.
 
 The  advantage  ballooned to  68-38 on  a Jordin Mayes  3-pointer with 4:33 to
 play.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Solomon  Hill,  Nick Johnson,  Kevin Parrom  and Grant  Jerrett each had seven
 points  for  Arizona ...  The Wildcats  are making their  first trip to Hawaii
 since  participating  in the  2009 Maui Invitational  ... East Tennessee State
 recorded only five assists on 18 made field goals.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 12/23 03:08:40 ET

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