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FINAL: Arizona uses second half charge to take down Gardner-Webb 91-65


UA center Kaleb Tarczewski lays up during Arizona’s  91-65 win over Gardner-Webb Tuesday night in McKale Center. 

After a slow start, Arizona men’s basketball improved to 7-0 with a 91-65 win over Gardner-Webb.

The UA used a 27-5 run midway through the first half to pull away. The Wildcats trailed for almost 10 minutes in the first half.

Arizona shot 56 percent from the field, 59 percent from three and 50 percent from the free throw line. Meanwhile, the Runnin’ Bulldogs shot 38 percent, 34 percent from beyond the arc and 58 percent from the line.

Shooting guard Gabe York tied for the game-high 18 points, including three three-pointers. Forward Stanley Johnson also had 18 points, three 3-pointers and eight rebounds.

Center Kaleb Tarczewski had 10 points and seven rebounds. Power forward Brandon Ashley had seven points and eight rebounds before fouling out.

Sixth man Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 11 points and six rebounds.

Check back later tonight for a full recap of the action.

Game nuggets

-Arizona wore its gray uniforms for the first time.

-The Wildcats had 43 rebounds, while Gardner-Webb had 27

-There were five ties and two lead changes.

-The UA had eight turnovers and GWU had 11

-Arizona had 13 points off of turnovers, while the Runnin’ Bulldogs had three

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