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No. 13 Arizona beats No. 4 Stanford 73-72 in overtime

Posted at 10:44 PM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-29 00:44:48-05

TUCSON, Ariz — Aari McDonald scored on a driving layup with 8.5 seconds left and had 20 points, lifting No. 13 Arizona to a 73-72 overtime victory over No. 4 Stanford.

The Wildcats rallied from a nine-point deficit in the third quarter with a short run in the fourth to take the lead. Arizona hit consecutive 3-pointers to go up 71-64 in overtime, but the Cardinal answered with an 8-0 run, going up 72-71 on Lexie Hull's corner 3. McDonald followed with a drive from the top of the key and Kiana Williams' runner on Stanford's final shot came up short.

It is the first time the Wildcats have beaten a top-five ranked team in program history.