College basketball scores, winners and losers: Arizona stunned at home, UConn back in winner’s circle

The first full Saturday of 2023 produced a college basketball roster featuring everything we love about the sport. With conference play peaking across the country, there were blowouts, thrilling finishes, and surprising upsets. No. 7 Alabama provided the most striking beating for crushing Kentucky 78-52, while No. 25 Iowa State provided the thrilling finish in …

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Arizona basketball survives scare to beat Washington at home

bruce pascoe | arizona daily star For the vast majority of Arizona’s 28-game home winning streak, McKale Center fans have mostly just had to enjoy the show. You know: sit back, cheer once in a while, and watch one of the best offenses in the country do its thing. Not so on Thursday. In the …

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Women’s basketball topples Arizona state and ends 2022 victorious

No. 2 Stanford women’s basketball (14-1, 2-0 Pac-12) defeated Arizona State (7-6, 0-2 Pac-12) on Saturday 101-69. This is the Cardenal’s sixth straight home game and their ninth straight win this season. Stanford started the game strong with a 3-pointer made by senior guard Hannah Jump after winning the jump ball. Between two more 3-pointers …

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What we learned from Arizona and ASU men’s basketball…

The Arizona Wildcats men’s basketball team beat Arizona State 69-60 on New Year’s Eve. It marks the “start” of Pac-12 play (even though both teams had two conference games in December) and is a good barometer for each team at the midpoint of the season. For the No. 5 Wildcats, it was a chance to …

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