>> March Madness - Arizona Defeats San Diego State 70-64 - Recap
Aaron Gordon scored 15 points leading Arizona to a 70-64 victory over San Diego State at Honda Center on Thursday.
Arizona earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7.5-point spread.
Arizona got 15 points from Nick Johnson and another 15 points from Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. Gabe York contributed 4 assists, while Nick Johnson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
San Diego State got a 25-point performance from Xavier Thames, who was supported by 13 points from Dwayne Polee II. Josh Davis had 2 assists in a losing cause for San Diego State, while Josh Davis grabbed 14 rebounds.
Arizona trailed at halftime, 32-28.
The rebound battle favored San Diego State as they grabbed 37 boards, while Arizona only had 29.