The Huskies had no runs in them in the second half and the Wildcats won as easily as the score makes it sound.
Huskies fall to 3-4 in the conference. However, they took consolation on the road split and hope to take care of business as they begin a four-game homestand Thursday against Stanford.
Star of the game: Arizona freshman Jerryd Bayless hit nine of 11 shots, including five of six 3-pointers. His 26 points were the most by a UW opponent this season.
Key stats: Arizona shot 62.2 percent from the field, negating Washington's 52.6 percentage. … Arizona hit 13 3-pointers. … Jon Brockman, UW's leading scorer and rebounder, played only 27 minutes due to foul trouble.
Key run: Arizona scored the final eight points of the first half, ballooning its five-point lead to 45-32, and headed to the locker room with the crowd roaring.
Observations: Arizona set two high marks for a UW opponent this season: highest shooting percentage and most 3-pointers. … The Wildcats were shooting over 70 percent into the game's final minutes before missing their last five shots. … UW center Joe Wolfinger scored 11 points in his first significant playing time since the start of conference play.
Quotable: "It's a great lesson to young kids and anyone. He hasn't played very much very often lately. But he comes to practice and works every day and doesn't complain. (Saturday) he got an opportunity and made the most of it." – Washington coach Lorenzo Romar on Wolfinger.
Next: 7 p.m. Thursday, vs. No. 20 Stanford, Hec Edmundson Pavilion.