Arizona guard Max Hazzard showed flashes of his shooting prowess early in the season while adjusting to a new role on a new team. The consistency just hadn't been there.
Colorado's shooting was mediocre and its rebounding was inconsistent. All the while, the veteran Buffaloes never looked concerned, grinding out impressive defensive possessions until a few shots finally fell.
The crowd also broke into chants of “USA, USA.”
Oregon State used a big second half to pull away with a big win against No. 24 Arizona.
Tarik Cool had 18 points and seven assists as Idaho State edged past Northern Arizona 71-67 on Saturday.
There’s no easy way to defend Payton Pritchard.
Joshua Patton scored 23 points on 10-of-13 shooting and Sacramento State beat Northern Arizona 64-57 on Thursday.
Will Richardson decided it was his time to take over, and it couldn’t have worked out better for Oregon. Richardson scored seven of the Ducks’ eight points in overtime to finish with a career-high 21 points as the No. 9 Ducks held off Arizona 74-73 Thursday night.
Despite Arizona State’s lopsided loss at Arizona in its Pac-12 opener last weekend, Remy Martin expected to see a different Sun Devils team Thursday against Oregon State.
Arizona dominated inside, got out in transition and cleaned up most of the mistakes that plagued it late in the nonconference season.
The Wildcats are 13-0 (2-0 Pac-12) for the first time in program history and also extended their winning streak to 19, dating to last season, the longest active streak in the nation.
Arizona State took four hurried shots and had three offensive rebounds in a wild final 21 seconds against No. 10 UCLA to try to tie the game. However, none of those shots fell.
Jordan Ford scored in the opening minute on a layup in transition, then hit a 3 and another layup. Two more 3s, one leading to a four-point play, followed and Ford kept pouring in points, outscoring Arizona State himself in the first half.
Josh Green and Chase Jeter had 15 points each, helping No. 15 Arizona bounce back from its first loss of the season with a 99-49 rout over Nebraska-Omaha on Wednesday night.
As a team trainer attended to a cut on his chin late in the second half, Arizona State's Romello White figured his night was done.
Arizona’s talented freshmen have led the way early, but on Sunday night in the Wooden Legacy championship game, it was a pair of seniors who stood out for the 14th-ranked Wildcats.
There aren’t many freshmen who have the confidence this early in the season to drive the length of the floor for the game-winning shot. Fortunately for Arizona, it has one in Nico Mannion.
With a stunning breakaway layup at the overtime buzzer, Stephen F. Austin did what no team outside the ACC had done in nearly 20 years -- knock off Duke at home.
Khalid Thomas scored a 3-pointer from the corner with 3.2 seconds left to lift Arizona State to a 67-65 win over Princeton on Tuesday.
Arizona’s Adia Barnes has her team headed in the right direction in her fourth year coaching at her alma mater.