Coming off of a massive road win over then-No. 22 Texas, Arizona was looking not to have a letdown in front of a Wednesday morning crowd of 8,542 in attendance at McKale Center. Arizona wouldn’t disappoint led by Aari McDonald, who was one rebound shy of a triple-double. There were issues along the way to an 83-48 victory for Arizona over Prairie View A&M.
A lot of those issues came in the first quarter after Arizona got out to a quick 15-0 start, it would finish the quarter scoring just five more points. The struggles were caused by some sloppy play and lack of effort rebounding the basketball. Those areas Arizona will need to improve if they want to become a contender in the stacked Pac-12.
However, Arizona was able to get everyone involved throughout the game to see what exactly it has on the bench. The bench for Arizona went off for 27 points combining for 10-for-24 from the field (shooting 41 percent) to give the starters some relief.