Brandon Ashley scored to open the game and Jabari Bird matched him. Rondae Jefferson made two free-throws followed by a shot by Stanley Johnson. Tyrone Wallace got on the board and Hollis-Jefferson scored again.
Johnson got a three-point play and Matthews came back and scored. David Kravish made a shot and a three by Bird tied the game at 11 with 7:19 left in the first half.
Dusan Ristic and Kravish proceeded to exchange hoops. Johnson scored, but Kravish got two consecutive baskets.
Ristic made a three and Johnson hit two free-throws to end the half and give the Wildcats a 29-19 lead.
Wallace and McConnell proceeded to exchange baskets to give the Wildcats a 38-23 lead less than five minutes into the half.
Tarczewski made two free-throws and Matthews then scored. After a basket by Ristic, Kravish made a shot to cut the Arizona lead to 42-27 with 13:32 left in the second half.
Wallace scored and Tarczewski made two free-throws. Johnson then forced a turnover and got a dunk to extend the lead to 46-29.
McConnell scored and Bird did as well. Johnson made a free-throw and Hollis-Jefferson then made two.
Tarczewksi scored and Wallace made one free-throw. Ashley made two, followed by a three from Matthews. Jackson-Cartwright got in the lane and put the Wildcats up 57-35 with just under eight minutes left.
Ashley got his sixth point of the night and Wallace came down and scored. After a basket by Johnson, Matthews hit a three. Ristic scored and Johnson made two free-throws.
Kravish made a jumper, but Tarczewski scored on the next possession. A layup by Wallace then had Arizona leading 67-46 with 3:36 remaining.