Ryan Anderson had 15 points, eight rebounds and a blocked shot that sparked a decisive first-half run, and No. 18 Arizona continued its dominance of Washington State with a 90-66 victory Saturday night at Tucson.
Parker Jackson-Cartwright added 13 points and seven assists for the Wildcats (15-3, 3-2). They extended the nation’s longest home winning streak to 49 games by beating the Cougars (9-8, 1-4) for the ninth straight time.
Ike Iroegbu scored 13 points and Josh Hawkinson added 12 points and eight rebounds for Washington State. The Cougars trailed by as many as 28 points to fall to 16-60 overall against Arizona.
After a last-second loss to UCLA and four-overtime defeat to USC last weekend, Arizona shot better than 50% in consecutive wins without star freshman Allonzo Trier (broken hand).
Anderson’s block led a 14-5 run as Arizona surpassed 80 points for the 10th straight game.
The Wildcats poured it on early in the second half, with Gabe York’s breakaway one-handed jam making it 56-33. Anderson delivered another dunk that brought the crowd to its feet on a night Arizona made nine of 16 three-pointers.
Washington 89, at Arizona State 85: Andrew Andrews, the Pac-12’s leading scorer, pumped in 30 points as the Huskies outlasted the Sun Devils. Andrews also had 12 assists and six rebounds and made six free throws in the closing seconds to secure the win.
Washington (12-5, 4-1) entered the game as the Pac-12’s worst shooting team (41.2%) and made 13 of its first 17 shots. Andrews had 18 points in the first half as the Huskies took a 44-34 lead.
Kodi Justice had 17 points to lead the Sun Devils (11-7, 1-4).