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Trier returns, No. 14 Arizona shuts down No. 3 UCLA 96-85

Boosted by the return of Allonzo Trier, No. 14 Arizona showed off a potent offense to go along with its swarming defense.

Trier led a late run in the first half and finished with 12 points in his first game of the season, helping the Wildcats topple No. 3 UCLA 96-85 Saturday.

Trier's status was resolved Friday night after he tested negative for a performance-enhancing drug.

The sophomore from Seattle — who averaged nearly 15 points per game last season — had been practicing and traveling with the Wildcats, but the school had refused to say why he wasn't playing.

Trier said this week that he had inadvertently taken a substance with a trace amount...