Nick Johnson scored 22 points and No. 1 Arizona withstood UCLA's late 15-1 run to beat the host Bruins 79-75 on Thursday, equaling the best start in school history at 16-0.

The Wildcats (3-0 Pac-12) held on despite blowing a 13-point lead with 6:16 left and committing a season-high 17 turnovers. They snapped a three-game skid against the Bruins.

"Losing to them three times last year definitely made us more hungry," said Gabe York, who had 12 points.

The 1931-32 Wildcats also began 16-0.

Zach LaVine hit a 3-pointer that got UCLA to 77-75 with 15 seconds remaining, but Arizona made two free throws and LaVine missed another 3 with 2 seconds to go.

Kyle Anderson had 16 points and 11 rebounds for UCLA (12-3, 1-1).

Portland 82, Gonzaga 73: Bryce Pressley had 16 points and nine assists and the host Pilots (10-7, 2-3 WCC) upset the No. 22 Bulldogs (14-3, 4-1), snapping a 20-game losing streak in the series between the teams. Portland led by as many as 17 points in the second half. Sam Dower led Gonzaga with 14 points off the bench.

Memphis 73, Louisville 67: Joe Jackson and Shaq Goodwin each had 15 points and the No. 24 Tigers (11-3, 2-1 American Athletic) upset the No. 12 Cardinals (13-3, 2-1). Trailing 61-55 with 5:26 left, visiting Memphis closed on an 18-6 run.

Iowa 93, Northwestern 67: Aaron White had 18 points, and the No. 20 Hawkeyes (13-3, 2-1 Big Ten) routed the visiting Wildcats (7-9, 0-3). Iowa never trailed despite playing without coach Fran McCaffery. He was suspended a game by the Big Ten for an outburst toward officials during a loss at Wisconsin.

Arizona State 79, USC 60: Jordan Bachynski had 20 points and 12 rebounds, Jahii Carson scored 18 points despite being held scoreless for the first 15 minutes, and the Sun Devils (13-3, 2-1 Pac-12) beat the Trojans (9-6, 0-2). Byron Wesley had 20 points for host USC.

USF 81, Pacific 72: Avry Holmes had 18 points and eight assists, both career highs, as the visiting Dons (11-6, 4-1 WCC) pulled away from the Tigers (9-6, 0-4) in overtime. Matt Glover added 16 points, nine rebounds and five assists for USF, which outscored Pacific Tigers 18-9 in OT. Andrew Bock led the Tigers with 17 points.

BYU 84, Pepperdine 72: Tyler Haws had 35 points to lead the host Cougars (10-7, 2-2 WCC) over the Waves (10-7, 3-2). BYU had to hold off Pepperdine late with a 13-2 burst that included a trio of 3-pointers by Haws.

Women

Notre Dame 95, Boston College 53: Kayla McBride had 20 points and eight rebounds, and the second-ranked Fighting Irish (14-0, 2-0 ACC) crushed the visiting Eagles (10-6, 1-1).

Tennessee 94, Mississippi 70: Ariel Massengale had 23 points as the No. 8 Lady Vols (13-2, 2-1 SEC) beat the Rebels (9-7, 0-2) on a night when they surpassed 5 million in all-time home attendance. The announced crowd of 10,382 increased Tennessee's attendance to 5,006,586.

Saint Mary's 80, Santa Clara 70: Danielle Mauldin had 24 points and 17 rebounds, leading the visiting Gaels (13-3, 3-2 WCC) over the Broncos (6-8, 2-2). Saint Mary's outscored Santa Clara 43-33 in the second half. Jo Paine had 19 points for the Broncos.

Pacific 80, USF 67: Taylor Proctor had 29 points and 10 rebounds in a losing effort as the visiting Dons (7-8, 2-2 WCC) fell to the Tigers (7-8, 2-3). Kiki Moore had 20 points and 11 rebounds for Pacific.

Wire services contributed to this report.