9:00 PM ET, February 3, 2011
Maples Pavilion, Stanford, California
Arizona fights off Stanford to earn road win, take first place in Pac-10
STANFORD, Calif. -- Derrick Williams had his right pinky buried in tape and gauze, mummifying most of his shooting hand. Any contact caused pain. Any shot had to be retooled.Not that any of it slowed him down.Williams shrugged off the pain to score 21 points and grab eight rebounds, and Arizona (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) beat Stanford 78-69 on Thursday night for its fourth straight victory.
• Arizona won its fourth straight game and seventh in its past eight.
• Derrick Williams has scored at least 20 points in three straight games and five of his past six.
• Stanford was playing its second ranked team this season, after beating Washington earlier this year.
• Of the last 25 meetings between Arizona and Stanford, 20 have been decided by 10 points or less.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||27-51 (.529)||26-63 (.413)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-12 (.417)||6-25 (.240)|
|FT Made-Attempted||19-28 (.679)||11-18 (.611)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||24 (0/0)|