No. 5 Arizona crushes Stanford

Tucson, AZ ( - Brandon Ashley finished with 15 points and nine rebounds as No. 5 Arizona closed out the regular season with a 91-69 wire-to-wire victory over Stanford on Saturday.

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 14 points and seven boards, Gabe York and Kaleb Tarczewski each scored 13 and T.J. McConnell netted 10 with 11 assists for the Wildcats (28-3, 16-2 Pac-12), who clinched the outright conference title on Thursday and ended the regular season with eight consecutive wins.

"Afternoons like this stay with you for a long time," Arizona head coach Sean Miller said. "We're playing good basketball right now."

Chasson Randle had 16 points, while Stefan Nastic and Anthony Brown each scored 14 for Stanford (18-12, 9-9), which will enter the Pac-12 tournament as the sixth seed.

"We are going to keep fighting," Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins said. "We have to find ways to get ourselves out of the situations we're in."

Arizona jumped out to an early 21-8 lead, but Rosco Allen and Randle responded with consecutive 3s for the Cardinal and a pair of Nastic free throws cut the deficit to 27-25 with 7:24 left in the first half.

York knocked down a trey with one second to play and supplied 10 points as the Wildcats closed out the half on a 20-6 run for a 47-31 advantage.

Ashley and Stanley Johnson hit back-to-back jumpers early in the second half to stretch Arizona's lead to 18 points.

Hollis-Jefferson scored five straight points and Kaleb Tarczewski ended a 7-1 run with a thunderous slam for a 70-50 game with 9:31 to play.

The Wildcats led by as much as 25 down the stretch.

Game Notes

Arizona extended its home winning streak, the nation's longest, to 38 games ... The Wildcats have won 11 straight games against the Cardinal ... Arizona shot 53.7 percent from the field and limited Stanford to just 37.3 percent shooting ... The Wildcats scored 28 points in the paint compared to the Cardinal's 16.