With Pinder's bucket, Arizona takes its first lead of the night.
At the break in the action, Chico State leads 29-24 with 7:23 left in the first half. Ristic still leads UA in scoring with six points.
Chico State starting to lose its composure here as the crowd gets VERY riled up. McKale is loud and rockin' now.
Kobi Simmons finds Allen for an alley-oop layup. Cats heating up.
McKale getting loud now. Chico State called for traveling. I say the fans had an impact on that one.
Kobi Simmons picks up the bucket and the and-1. Look for him to heat up now.
Funny how quickly fans panic when the football team is playing compared to how calm and composed everyone is during basketball games. Even when the Cats are losing 29-17 to Chico State.
Seems as though the McKale Center crowd has finally woken up. Loud chants on that last possession.
Can you guys imagine if Arizona lost a home exhibition game to Chico State? Not saying that I think that'll happen, or that I predict it will, just saying can you imagine?
Chico State's Isaiah Ellis just picked off a pass and then put Pinder on a poster.
Chico State heading to the free throw line with a six-point lead.
Pinder crashes the glass so hard. He's a lot of fun to watch.
Alkins sinks both his free throws.
Gotta respect Chico State for coming out swinging here at McKale Center.
At the media timeout, Chico State leads 19-15 with 11:47 left in the first half. Ristic leads UA in scoring with six points.
Chico State leads 19-15 with 11:47 left in the first half.
Lauri Markkanen checking back in for Ristic. Alkins also checking in for Allen.
Sean Miller is high intensity all the time. Kneeling on one knee as Ristic sunk his free throw, Miller screamed out "NICE JOB DUSAN!!!"
PJC finds Pinder down low for the bucket. Pinder is good. Just saying.
A Chico State player just passed the ball to the invisible sixth man on the court. UA ball.
Kadeem Allen with the running floater.
Keanu Pinder and Kobi Simmons now in for Arizona.