Arizona runs over Oakland

Arizona easily defeated Oakland on Tuesday night. Read on for a recap of the Wildcats' 101-64 victory

For the second game in a row, Arizona got off to a fast start and dominated the next 40 minutes.

Tuesday's victim was Oakland, as the Wildcats dominated every facet of the game at McKale to win 101-64.

Brandon Ashley opened the game with a three-point play and Jalen Hayes got on the board for Oakland. Ashley then made a three and went one of two from the line before a score by Kaleb Tarczewski put the Wildcats up 9-2 only a few minutes in.

Tarczewski made two free-throws and Johnson scored a bucket. Elliott Pitts then made a three and a jumper from T.J. McConnell forced timeout with Arizona up 18-2 and 13:34 left in the first half.

Nick Daniels made one free-throw before Pitts hit another three. Rondae Jefferson then went one of two from the line and Johnson made a layup to put the Wildcats up 24-3.

Kahlil Felder made one of two free-throws and Hollis-Jefferson made two. Felder then got a three-point play and Hollis-Jefferson picked up two more free-throws. Corey Petros made a free-throw before a bucket by Tarczewski gave Arizona a 30-8 lead with 7:28 left in the half.

York went to the line and made three free-throws before Ralph Hill hit a three. Craig Victor then got on the board, but Felder scored and Tommie McCune made a three to cut Arizona’s lead to 35-16.

Felder made two free-throws and Johnson made one. McCune then hit a shot and Hollis-Jefferson made a free-throw. McConnell scored on a layup and Ashley on an offensive rebound. Petrol and Pitts exchanged baskets and Petros then proceeded to hit a free-throw.

Ashley scored again on the offensive glass, but a bucket by Felder cut Arizona’s lead to 45-25 at the half.

Tarczewski scored to open the half and York made a three in addition to two free-throws. Williams then scored and Tarczewski did as well. Felder and Petros made two free-throws each, but Johnson responded with two consecutive three-point plays to put the Wildcats up 60-31 with 15:50 remaining.

Hollis-Jefferson then scored and Hill made a three. Ristic made one from the line before Hollis-Jefferson scored. After a bucket by Williams, York made two free-throws. Felder proceeded to get a layup as Arizona led 67-38.

Felder scored again, but Parker Jackson-Cartwright hit his first shot of the game. Victor then made a free-throw and York a layup to extend Arizona’s lead.


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