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.
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.