Posted December 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
Brandon Ashley scored 15 points, Kaleb Tarczewski added 14 and No. 1 Arizona shook off a slow start to dominate New Mexico State 74-48 on Wednesday night. Arizona (10-0) labored out of the gate in its first game as the nation's top-ranked team before pulling away from the Aggies for another impressive all-around victory. The Wildcats shot 52 percent, dominated the glass (38-22) and held their fifth opponent under 60 points to open 10-0 for the second straight season. T.J. McConnell had nine points and six assists while orchestrating Arizona's offense, and do-it-all freshman Rondae Hollis-Jefferson provided a big lift with 12 points and eight rebounds. Daniel Mullings had 18 points to lead New Mexico State (7-5), which made 2 of 11 from 3-point range and shot 33 percent to lose its fourth straight.
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