Bakersfield certainly playing a lot better than I expected at this stage in the game. Arizona leads by four points (25-21).
Rawle Alkins finally just missed his first 3-pointer of the night.
PJC gets fouled and Arizona is in the bonus, so he'll go to the line to shoot 1-and-1.
Alkins leads Arizona in scoring (9 points) and passing (3 assists) so far. Markkanen leads in rebounding with 3 boards.
At the media timeout, Arizona leads 22-19 with 7:26 left to play in the first half.
Alkins to Markkanen again down low for the bucket.
And just like that, Bakersfield has cut Arizona's lead to just one point.
PJC and Alkins checking back in for Arizona.
HUGE lineup in for Arizona right now. Kobi Simmons the smallest guy out there. Then Pinder, Markkanen, Comanche and Ristic.
After Kobi's free throw, Arizona leads 20-12 with 9:50 left in the first half.
Kobi now at the line shooting two. Misses the first.
Rawle Alkins feeds Chance Comanche down low for the dunk. Alkins the MVP of this game so far.
Rawle Alkins leads Arizona in scoring with 9 points. He HAS NOT missed from 3-point range tonight.
Bakersfield takes a timeout here. Arizona leads 17-12 with 11:19 left in the first half.
Rawle Alkins with ANOTHER triple. Wildcats rolling now.
Ristic muscles his way to a rebound and a put-back layup.
Bakersfield called for the offensive foul.
Perimeter shooting coming alive for the Cats here.
Rawle Alkins knocks down another 3-pointer. It's a tie ballgame.
Arizona hits back-to-back 3-pointers and it's a one-point game.
Rawle Alkins sinks a deep 3-pointer.
Pinder called for the foul on his rebound attempt. Alkins checking back in.