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FINAL: Arizona routs Colorado 82-54 behind five ‘Cats in double-figures

Arizona men’s basketball dominated Colorado 82-54 to win their fifth game in a row on Thursday night. No. 7 Arizona (24-3, 13-2 Pac-12) improved their road record to 7-3 with the rout.

Arizona forward Stanley Johnson scored 15 points, 11 in the second half, and grabbed two rebounds. Guard Gabe York scored 14 points.

Five Wildcats scored in double-figures, 10 scored and 11 played.

The Wildcats shot 53 percent from the field, 50 percent from three and 92 percent from the free throw line. The Buffaloes (12-14, 5-9) shot 38 percent, 22 percent from beyond the arc and 57 percent from the charity stripe.

Arizona center Kaleb Tarczewski had 14 points and three rebounds on his 22nd birthday, while forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored 11 points and hauled in eight rebounds.

Colorado guard Askia Booker led the Buffaloes with 14 points on 5-16 shooting from the field.

Game notes:

-Arizona led for 38:18 and never trailed.

-Each team’s bench scored 25 points

-The Wildcats had 38 rebounds, while the Buffaloes grabbed 25 rebounds

Check in with us later tonight for an analysis column breaking down Arizona’s win over Colorado.

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