UNM women hang with #6 Arizona, Wildcats finish strong

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Freshman Madi Conner came off the bench to score a career-high 15 points and No. 6 Arizona beat New Mexico 77-60.

The Wildcats improved to 9-0 for the fourth time in school history and second time in three seasons.

Neither team led by more than six points until Arizona scored 10 in a row to lead 54-42 with 43 seconds left in the third quarter.

New Mexico went more than five minutes without a field goal in the third.

Freshman Paula Reus had a career-high 15 points for the Lobos, who fell to 8-4.