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Arizona wins Pac-12 Conference outright

Arizona secures outright Pac-12 title

Brandon Ashley matched his career high with 21 points, T.J. McConnell tied his career best with 11 assists and No. 5 Arizona made certain it would finish alone atop the Pac-12 in the regular season with a 99-60 rout of California on Thursday night at Tucson.

It was the most one-sided victory for Arizona and most lopsided loss for Cal this season.

The Wildcats (27-3, 15-2) already had clinched at least a tie for the conference title and the No. 1 seed in next week's tournament. They are the first Arizona team in 21 years to repeat as conference regular-season champions.

Tyrone Wallace scored 16 points for the Bears (17-13, 7-10).

No. 13 Utah 67, at Washington State 59: Delon Wright scored 18 points and Jordan Loveridge added 16 as the Utes closed the game with a 26-11 run to remain second in the Pac-12. Brandon Taylor added 11 points for Utah (23-6, 13-4). DaVonte Lacy scored 16 points for the Cougars (12-17, 6-11). Utah, coming off a loss to No. 5 Arizona, shot just 40% from the floor. But it won the rebound battle, 37-26.

Colorado 64, at Washington 47: The Buffaloes struggled at times on offense early but still led, 30-17, at the half. Josh Scott scored 21 points with nine rebounds to lead Colorado (14-15, 7-10 Pac-12), which won on the road for just the second time this season. Andrew Andrews led the Huskies (15-14, 4-13) with 20 points.

at Arizona State 67, Stanford 62: Shaquielle McKissic scored a career-high 23 points and the Sun Devils (16-14, 8-9) overcame second-half foul trouble by their two big men, Eric Jacobsen and Savon Goodman. Chasson Randle overcame a quiet first half to finish with 16 points to lead the Cardinal (18-11, 9-8).

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