Arizona has little trouble with ETSU

HONOLULU — Brandon Ashley had 16 points and No. 4 Arizona scored the first 11 points of the game to breeze into the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic with a 73-53 win over East Tennessee State on Saturday.

The Wildcats (10-0) were never seriously challenged and never let the Bucs within 10 points after the opening six minutes. It was their sixth win by 20 points or more.

The Bucs (2-8) tried to stay competitive in the second half and got within 44-30 with 13:17 remaining. Arizona went on a 15-3 run and played its reserves the rest of the way.

UCLA 91, Fresno State 78

At Los Angeles, Shabazz Muhammad scored 20 of his career-high 27 points in the second half to lead a dominant effort by UCLA's freshmen, and the Bruins defeated Fresno State for their fourth consecutive victory.

Fellow freshmen starters Jordan Adams added 25 points and Kyle Anderson had career bests with 20 points and 17 rebounds for the Bruins (9-3).

Washington 67,Northern Illinois 57

At Seattle, C.J. Wilcox scored 22 points to lead Washington to a win.

Wilcox topped the 20-point mark for the seventh time in eight games. Aziz N'Diaye added 13 points and 12 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season.

Washington led 36-25 at halftime.

Sophomore Abdel Nader came off the bench to lead Northern Illinois (2-9) with 18 points, while Keith Gray added 10.

California 85,Prairie View A&M 53

At Berkeley, Calif., Allen Crabbe broke out of his brief shooting slump with 23 points, Richard Solomon had a career-high 18 points and nine rebounds and California beat Prairie View A&M.

Justin Cobbs added 14 points for California (8-3), which has won two straight after a season-worst three-game losing streak.

Arizona State 77, Texas Tech 62

At Lubbock, Texas, Jonathan Gilling and Jahii Carson each scored 18 points to lead Arizona State to a win.

Gilling carried the load in the first half, hitting five of his six career-high 3-pointers, and Carson took over after the break with 16 second-half points.

Georgia 64, Southern Cal 56

At Athens, Ga., Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 12 of his 25 points in the first 5 minutes of the second half, John Cannon and Brandon Morris each added 10 points and Georgia beat Southern Cal.

Omar Oraby finished with 14 points for Southern Cal, which has lost 13 straight on the road.


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