Arizona dominates Washington State

Arizona made it look easy once again as the Wildcats defeated the Washington State Cougars 86-59 on Sunday. Read on for a recap of the Wildcats' victory.

The outcome was never on doubt on Sunday, as Arizona defeated Washington State 86-59.

Stanley Johnson scored to start the game and Jordan Railey matched him. Kaleb Tarczewski then got a layup and Railey scored again.

T.J. McConnell made a three and Johnson went one of two from the line before Josh Hawkinson made a jumper to cut the Arizona lead to 8-6 at the media timeout.

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson got his first bucket of the game and Hawkinson matched. Brandon Ashley and McConnell then scored to go up 14-8 and force the Cougars to take timeout with 13:37 left in the first half.

Hollis-Jefferson and Tarczewski scored and Hawkinson did as well. Tarczewski then made one free-throw and a three by Pitts gave the Wildcats a 22-10 lead.

Railey scored, but two consecutive baskets by Ashley forced another timeout with Arizona leads 26-12 with 10:32 remaining in the first half.

Ny Redding made a free-throw and Hollis-Jefferson responded with a bucket. Ashley and McConnell also scored as the Wildcats kept extending their lead.

Tarczewski scored on two bucket and then made a free-throw before four consecutive points by Hollis-Jefferson put Arizona up 41-13 with 3:52 left in the half.

Lacy made a free-throw and Matt Korcheck got on the board. Ashley made a free-throw and Que Johnson then scored. Ashley got another basket, but a three by Dexter Kernich-Drew had Sean Miller calling timeout up 46-19.

York made a three and Ashley a layup as a jumper by Hollis-Jefferson at the buzzer gave Arizona a 53-19 lead at the half.

DaVonte Lacy started the second half with four points. Hollis-Jefferson made a free-throw and Ashley then scored. After a bucket by Railey, McConnell made a three and a layup as Arizona led 61-25.

Kernich-Drew made a three and Johnson scored the next trip down court. Lacy and Johnson both exchanged hoops before two consecutive threes by Kernich-Drew. A basket by Ashley kept Arizona’s lead at 31.

Kernich-Drew hit yet another three, but Tarczewski got a three-point play. McConnell and Lacy then exchanged baskets, as Tarczewski scored again.

After a basket by Hollis-Jefferson, Lacy made a three and followed with a three-point play. York then got a layup, but a jumper by Lacy brought the Cougars within 78-49 with 8:13 left.

Tarczewski scored and Kernich-Drew made two free-throws. York then got a basket before Lacy made a free-throw. Kernich-Drew made a three and after two free-throws by York, Hollis-Jefferson scored to give the Wildcats an 86-55 lead with 3:31 left.


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