Bobby Hurley's team has already proven that they can play with just about anybody; they just have a hard time actually doing it, and find themselves well behind Washington in the Pac-12 race.
Not surprisingly, the last time they were this bad, the Huskies lost their last game - a 73-61 defeat against Virginia Tech on December 15.
The Wildcats again were without freshman guard Brandon Williams with an ankle injury.More news: Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar expected to join 2020 Dem race
Washington will look to bounce back next Saturday when they travel to play in-state rival, Washington State.
Still, Washington scored more points at OR - a 61-56 win - and was able to get the victory. Dickerson never returned into the game.
Arizona (14-10, 5-6) has lost five consecutive games, its longest losing streak since 1983-84. Crisp had 17 points while Thybulle added 15 of his own against Arizona. UW is now 10-0 in the Pac-12. Against Arizona he had five steals and five blocks each. Dropping games to Vanderbilt, Princeton and Washington State on Thursday were all bad losses. Noah Dickerson led the team in scoring with 21 points along with 16 rebounds. If these three play in the same way again this year, the Huskies will be in good shape to extend their win streak.More news: European Union cuts 2019 eurozone economic growth forecast
In the Cougars' sweep over ASU and Arizona, Franks made 23 of 36 from the field, including 13 of 20 from 3-point range. The Sun Devils are averaging 40.1 rebound per game in conference play, tying them with UCLA for first in the Pac-12.
With Cheatham dishing, it led to a cavalcade of dunks for the Sun Devils, who finished with eight dunks - three from Romello White (17 points), three from Cheatham and one each from Luguentz Dort (15 points) and De'Quon Lake. The Sun Devils made only 5 out of 33 from behind the arc and19 out of 33 free throws, while the Cougars made 12 out of 30 three's and 27 out of 33 from the stripe.
The Sun Devils played like they needed to in a must-win situation, keeping themselves in the NCAA Tournament conversation.More news: Princess Charlotte's favourite food is not one we expected for a three-year-old
Arizona State has fallen to 71st in KenPom and the metrics show that an at-large bid is much farther from their grasp than expected a few months earlier. No team in the Pac-12 have been able to stop Washington's offense after the break. They are athletic enough to run the ball up and down the court following defensive stops.