Guard Mark Lyons led an efficient offensive performance by the No. 4 Wildcats, pouring in 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field, including 3-of-7 from beyond the arc. He also added a team-high four assists and three rebounds. Arizona center Kaleb Tarczewski grabbed a game-high 13 boards, helping the Wildcats dominate on the glass with a 44-19 rebounding edge.
For the Hurricanes, big man Kenny Kadji recorded 19 points on 9-of-15 shooting, while guards Durand Scott and Shane Larkin scored 15 and 10, respectively. Miami, which has shot .373 on 3-pointers this season, struggled to find the range against Arizona, connecting on just 5-of-19 attempts.