PAC-12 CHAMPIONS!

Arizona sent another message on Saturday night as it dismantled Oregon 80-52 to win the Pac-12 title. Read on for a complete recap of the victory.

After feeling snubbed by the Pac-12 Awards, Arizona wanted to send a message.

Safe to say that message was sent.

The Wildcats completely dominated the Oregon Ducks 80-52 on Saturday night to win the Pac-12 Championship.

Brandon Ashley opened the game with a layup, but Joseph Young made a three. Young and Ashley then proceeded to make a jumper as Oregon led 5-4 at the media timeout.

Dillon Brooks made two free-throws and hit a three. Kaleb Tarczewski then nailed a jumper before Ashley added two from the line. Gabe York got a floater and hit a three to force timeout with the Wildcats up 13-10 with 12:20 left in the half.

Stanley Johnson made a three and then hit a jumper. Brooks got a three-point play before Johnson scored again. Elgin Cook and Ashley proceeded to exchanged baskets and Arizona led 22-15 with 7:12 remaining in the first half.

Cook scored on a layup, but McConnell and Hollis-Jefferson got baskets to go up nine with about five minutes left in the half.

Hollis-Jefferson made a three and York did the same as the Wildcats extended the lead to 15.

Young made two free-throws, but Tarczewski scored. Cook and Tarczewski then exchanged hoops to end the half and the Wildcats took a 36-21 lead into halftime.

Cook made a three to start the half and Tarczewski came back and scored. Jordan Bell then got on the board, but Ashley made a bucket.

Brooks made two free-throws and McConnell got a jumper. Cook and Ashley proceeded to exchange hoops as the Wildcats led 44-30 at the media timeout.

Johnson and Young both scored before Dusan Ristic made his first bucket. Young nailed a three and Elliott Putts did the same.

Young scored again and Johnson did as well. Bell then got a basket off a goal tend and the Ducks cut the lead to 53-39 with 11:52 left.

Ashley made two free-throws and Young hit another three. Ashley then scored as Ristic added two from the line. After a free-throw from Johnson, Casey Benson made a three to bring the Ducks within 15.

Parker Jackson-Cartwright made a free-throw and McConnell hit a jumper. Young and Johnson both then got baskets and Arizona’s lead held at 65-47 with 7:21 remaining.

Ashley made four consecutive free-throws and McConnell hit a three before a massive dunk by Hollis-Jefferson put Arizona up 74-47 with four minutes left.


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