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Final: Arizona destroys Oakland 101-64 behind stingy defense

Tyler Baker

Arizona forward Brandon Ashley (21) rebounds during the first half of Arizona’s 101-64 win against Oakland in McKale Center on Tuesday.

Arizona men’s basketball picked up its third straight blowout win, defeating Oakland 101-64 on Tuesday night.

The Wildcats (11-0) held Oakland to 36 percent from the field and 24 percent from the 3-point line. The Golden Grizzlies shot 70 percent from the free-throw line.

Forward Stanley Johnson scored 18 points and had five rebounds. Forward Brandon Ashley scored 15 points and eight rebounds.

Forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored 13 points and had six rebounds. Guard Gabe York scored 15 points.

Arizona shot 55 percent from the field, 44 percent from the 3-point line and 65 percent from the free-throw line.

Oakland head coach Greg Kampe received two technical fouls and was ejected. OU center Corey Petros and UA point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright both fouled out.

Game nuggets:

-Oakland is from Rochester, Mich.

-OU committed 28 fouls, and the UA committed 20

-There were zero ties and zero lead changes

-Arizona has won 29 straight home games

-The Wildcats have won 38 games in a row against nonconference teams in the regular season

-The UA had 11 turnovers, while OU had 14

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