TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -Chase Budinger scored 22 points and freshman Jerryd Bayless added 20 and No. 17 Arizona beat Team Georgia 96-73 in an exhibition game Thursday night.
The Wildcats were without head coach Lute Olson, who is on a leave of absence due to personal reasons. Assistant Kevin O'Neill ran the team in Olson's place.
Aleksey Adediran led Team Georgia with 14 points while Dimitri Evans had 13.
Daniel Dillon's 3-pointer capped a 12-2 run that gave the Wildcats a 73-59 lead with 9:24 remaining.
Budinger had 17 points in the first half as Arizona took a 45-35 lead.
Jamelle Horne finished with 16 points and nine rebounds for the Wildcats, who open the regular season against Northern Arizona on Tuesday.
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