Tucson, Ariz. — If No. 3 Arizona's had any problem so far this season, it's been getting off to a slow start.
For the second game in a row, that certainly wasn't the case.
Freshman Stanley Johnson matched his season high with 18 points and Wildcats wrapped up their nonconference home schedule with a 101-64 rout of Oakland on Tuesday night — a blowout that follows their romp over Michigan last Saturday.
"I feel like we're starting out in a more aggressive fashion that truly represents who we are," Arizona coach Sean Miller said.
The Wildcats (11-0) jumped out to a 26-4 lead and were up 33-8 with 7:14 left in the first half.
Brandon Ashley and Gabe York added 15 points each for the Wildcats.
"This season, one of our main problems has been the fact we get off to such slow starts," Ashley said, "So one of our main focuses as of late is to get off to better starts, play better defensively but also get those stops that can lead to those transition baskets and everything."
Kahlil Felder scored 20 points for Oakland (4-7).
Grizzlies coach Greg Kampe was ejected after drawing a second technical with 111/2 minutes to play. He stormed out of the tunnel at McKale Center with his arms flailing.
Miller talked to Kampe afterward.
"He's fine," Miller said. "That's not the first time he's been thrown out. … He knows what he's doing and he'll be fine."
Kampe, in his 31st season as Grizzlies coach, lamented the awful start to the game.
"For Oakland basketball, the first 12 minutes of that game was probably as bad as I've ever seen us play," he said. "We didn't handle the moment of playing the No. 3 team in the country."
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored 13 and Kaleb Tarczewski 12 for the Wildcats. T.J. McConnell had 10 assists.
The 101 points were the most in regulation for Arizona in Miller's five-plus seasons in Tucson.
Arizona held Oakland to a season-low 35.6 percent shooting. The Wildcats dominated on the boards 50-22, led by Ashley's eight rebounds, and in points off turnovers 21-4.
"Coming in to play the No. 3 team in the country, a lot of guys mentally just weren't ready and you could see it all tonight," Grizzlies center Corey Petros said. "They are just a great team."
Arizona put this one away in a hurry. Oakland missed 16 straight shots after Jalen Hayes' opening basket as the Wildcats blew open a 24-3 lead. York's two free throws gave Arizona its biggest lead of the half, 33-8, with 7:14 left.
Oakland mounted a 12-3 run but still trailed 36-20 after Tommie McCune's driving layup 3:31 before the break.
McConnell's steal and layup on a goaltending call, followed by Ashley's tip-in, put Arizona back up 41-20 and the Wildcats led 45-25 at the break.
The Grizzlies shot 26 percent in the first half (8-for-31), making six of their last 14 after their 1-for-17 start.
Top 25 men
(At) No. 9 Texas 106, Lipscomb 61: Myles Turner scored a season-high 26 points. Turner, a highly-recruited 6-foot-11 freshman, had an outstanding all-around performance as he also grabbed nine rebounds and had six blocked shots.
Turner did most of his damage in the first half when he scored 19 points, and had seven rebounds and five blocks. He matched his season-high with a sixth block in the second half.
Jonathan Holmes scored 17 for the Longhorns (9-1). Junior guard Demarcus Holland had a career-best eight assists. Sophomore Kendal Yancy also had a career-best seven assists.
Malcolm Smith led Lipscomb (4-6) with 17 points.
(At) No. 11 Wichita State 53, Alabama 52: Daris Carter dunked with 11.9 seconds left, capping No. 11 Wichita State's rally from an 11-point deficit in the final six minutes. The Shockers (8-1) trailed 51-40 with 5:50 left, but held Alabama (6-3) to one point the rest of the way.
(At) No. 15 Oklahoma 85, Oral Roberts 53: Buddy Hield scored 16 for Oklahoma (7-2).
TaShawn Thomas, a senior transfer from Houston, followed up his 25-point outing against Tulsa last weekend by scoring 14 for Oklahoma.
He got up holding his right wrist after going after a loose ball with 15:17 to play and did not return.
Ryan Spangler had 13 points and 10 rebounds, Isaiah Cousins scored 13 and Jordan Woodard had eight points and eight assists for Oklahoma, which shot 54 percent to win its third consecutive game.
Bobby Word led Oral Roberts (4-5) with 19. Oral Roberts' Obi Emegano, a guard who entered the game leading the Golden Eagles with 16.9 points. went scoreless and missed all three of his shots in 26 minutes.
No. 24 North Caroilina 79, (at) North Carolina-Greensboro 56: Kennedy Meeks scored 18 for North Carolina (7-3).
Kayel Locke scored 17 for the Spartans (4-7), coached by former Tar Heels player Wes Miller.
Iowa State redshirt sophomore Sherron Dorsey-Walker (Detroit Pershing) says he's leaving the program.
Coach Fred Hoiberg announced Dorsey-Walker, a seldom-used reserve guard, intends to transfer to another school.
Dorsey-Walker averaged three points in limited action this season. Dorsey-Walker hadn't played in four straight games, and the impending arrival of former Oregon State guard Hallice Cooke looked to cut his playing time in 2015-16.
(At) No. 18 Michigan State 77, Alcorn State 41: Aerial Powers had 23 points, seven rebounds and five assists as No. 18 Michigan State dominated Alcorn State, 77-41, on Tuesday night.
Tori Jankoska scored 17 and Becca Mills had 10 with seven rebounds for the Spartans (7-2), who shot 48 percent.
Powers was 6-for-8 overall, 11-for-13 from the free-throw line and had four steals.
Alcorn State (1-6) was held to 14-for-58 shooting (24.1 percent) with 21 turnovers. Norianna Haynes led the Braves with 16 points.
The Spartans raced out to a 22-3 lead early as Powers had two jumpers and two layups.
The Braves climbed right back however, cutting the deficit to just eight at halftime.
Michigan State opened the second half with a 17-5 run and pushed its lead to 30 with 9 minutes 16 seconds left.
(At) Central Michigan 91, Delaware State 63: Crystal Bradford had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Jas'Mine Bailey added 22 and Jessica Green had 17 to lead Central Michigan (4-3).
Central Michigan coach Sue Guevara, however, wasn't happy with her team's performance against Delaware State (1-8).
"I know I'm supposed to be happy with the wins, and I am," Guevara said. "We did have some good performances. But we played better against Dayton (on Saturday) and lost.
"Would you rather play ugly and win or play pretty and lose? I think we have to get to the point, with five seniors, to have the right mental preparation for every game we play."
Central Michigan is in Minneapolis this weekend to participate in the Subway Classic, where it plays No. 1 South Carolina on Saturday.