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FINAL: No. 3 Arizona takes down Michigan 80-53 in impressive fashion


Arizona guard Gabe York shoots the ball during Arizona’s 80-53 win against Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 13 at McKale Center.

The Wildcats (10-0) beat the Wolverines (6-4) 80-53 on Saturday afternoon on ESPN.

Forward Stanley Johnson scored 17 points and had seven rebounds. Center Kaleb Tarczewski scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored 10 points and had seven rebounds.

Arizona shot 58 percent from the field, 35 percent from the 3-point line and 50 percent from the free-throw line. Michigan shot 35 percent from the field, 27 percent from deep and 62 percent from the charity stripe.

Guard Gabe York scored 15 points, and forward Brandon Ashley scored 10 and had six rebounds.

Game nuggets:

-The UA honored the Arizona football team, and UA football head coach and former Michigan head coach Rich Rodriguez addressed the the crowd

-There was one tie and two lead changes

-Arizona has won 28 straight home games

-The Wildcats have won 37 games in a row against nonconference teams in the regular season

-Arizona had 40 rebounds, while UM had 26

-The Wildcats dominated the points in the paint battle by a 42-16 count


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