Arizona didn't make a basket over the final 6 1/2 minutes against UConn, but hit enough free throws to hold off the Huskies.
Brandon Randolph scored 20 points and Chase Jeter added 14 as Arizona won its first true road game of the season, 76-72 on Sunday in front of more than 14,600 fans in Hartford.
The only losses so far for the travel-weary Wildcats (6-2) came in Maui to top-ranked Gonzaga and No. 8 Auburn.
Arizona shot 46 percent from the floor, but just 38.5 percent in the second half. They made up for it at the line, making 19 of 22 foul shots in the game, including 12 of 13 down the stretch.
"It's not as easy just to go to the free-throw line on an away court and deliver," said coach Sean Miller. "And it wasn't just one guy, it was numerous players." >> Read more
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