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Arizona Basketball comes back to beat Chaminade in exhibition

Posted: 9:28 PM, Nov 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-05 05:48:15Z

Brandon Williams scored twenty three points as Arizona Basketball came back to defeat Chaminade, 75-64, in an exhibition game at McKale Center.

This was the Wildcats final tune-up before opening the season on Wednesday against Houston Baptist. Arizona showed lapses on defense, and trailed the Silverswords by eight points in the second half.

Brandon Randolph, who went 9 of 10 from 3-point range in Arizona's two exhibition wins, helped fuel the comeback. Randolph finished with 19 points.

"I think Brandon Williams and Brandon Randolph had some great moments on offense when you think about their performances," said head coach Sean Miller. "Both guys we really believe in as shooters."

The Wildcats will need more production from their frontcourt. Chase Jeter, who is coming off an ankle injury, scored just one point and committed four fouls. Sean Miller benched him after a second half defensive miscue. Ira Lee started and scored just two points.

"We have a group of guys who are easy to coach when it comes to wanting to do well," added Miller.