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Arizona vs. Stanford final score: Wildcats crush Cardinal 91-69

Arizona extended their nation leading home winning streak to 38-games with a victory over Stanford

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In their season finale, the Arizona Wildcats left no doubt who the top dog is on the west coast. The Cats crushed the Cardinal 91-69 via a complete team effort and stifling defense in a chippy, physical conference game. With the victory, Arizona extended their current win streak to eight games and nation-leading 38-game home winning streak.

From the start, Arizona's determination was evident, as their hustle and effort shined over the lackadaisical effort of the Cardinal players. The Wildcats were able to jump out to a double digit lead thanks to an incredible defensive pressure, as well as an efficient offensive attack. The dismantling of a desperate Stanford team showcases how far this Arizona team has come and the maturation process along the way.

The Wildcats senior point guard T.J. McConnell led the way with his trademark defense, while orchestrating an impressive offense attack with his career high 11 assists. Unfortunately, the senior could not find his shot on his memorable senior night. But that did not faze the Pac-12 Player of the Year candidate, as he was able to contribute in a variety of ways to ensure a victory for Arizona.

Several players stepped up to guarantee a proper farewell victory for McConnell. Forwards Brandon Ashley and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson each had terrific games, contributing towards Arizona victory. Ashley played a well-rounded game as he flirted with a double-double, scoring 15 points and bringing down 9 rebounds. Hollis-Jefferson added 14 points himself and brought down 7 rebounds.

Gabe York had another stellar performance off the bench. He scored 13 points going 3 out 5 from 3-point range, while adding 4 rebounds. The inside presence of Kaleb Tarczewski has become more apparent the past several weeks. That continued Saturday afternoon as he scored 13 points and hauled in 5 rebounds. More importantly, his presence in the paint deterred numerous shots, while adding the toughness Arizona has desired for so long.

The Wildcats are becoming a dangerous team, peaking at the perfect time. Adding another blowout victory to their already impressive resume, Arizona is hoping to earn a number one seed in the NCAA Tournament.