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 in Tucson, Ariz.
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 (7-5) 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.
Ohio State 86, Bryant 48: Lenzelle Smith Jr. scored 19 points, and the No. 3 Buckeyes (9-0) pulled away early to beat the Bulldogs (6-5) in Columbus, Ohio.
Wisconsin 78, Milwaukee 52: Ben Brust scored 18 points and Frank Kaminsky added 16 as the fourth-ranked Badgers remained undefeated with a home win over the in-state rival Panthers (9-3). Wisconsin is 11-0 for the first time since 1993-94.
Lowe pleads guilty: Former North Carolina State coach Sidney Lowe has pleaded guilty to failing to file his North Carolina tax returns for three years. He received a suspended 45-day jail sentence, was placed on 36 months of unsupervised probation, must complete 100 hours of community service within the year and must pay more than $79,000 in restitution plus a $2,000 fine.
2015 regionals: The NCAA women's regionals are going back to neutral sites. The championship committee announced that Oklahoma City, Sacramento, Greensboro, N.C., and Albany, N.Y., will host the 2015 regionals. The committee received criticism this fall from some coaches about the move to have regionals on campus for this season's tournament.
Stanford, Notre Dame, Louisville and Nebraska will host games in March with the chance to go to the Final Four on the line.
Kentucky: Starting forward DeNesha Stallworth, a transfer from Cal, will be sidelined up to four weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery. Stallworth was averaging 14.2 points and 7.0 rebounds for the fifth-ranked Wildcats (9-0).
CSU Bakersfield 85, USF 70: Tyonna Outland scored 18 points to help the Roadrunners (3-5) defeat the Dons (3-5) in San Francisco. Zhane Dikes scored 18 points and Taj Winston 15 to lead USF.