Kaleb Tarczewski started with two free-throws, but Travis Wear matched with a jumper. Norman Powell then scored as Tarczewski got a three-point play. Powell and Kyle Anderson scored consecutive hoops, as Aaron Gordon scored on a dunk. Travis Wear and T.J. McConnell proceeded to score as the Bruins led 10-9 with 15:07 left in the first half.
Brandon Ashley made two free-throws, but Jordan Adams answered. After a bucket by McConnell, Gabe York made a three. Tony Parker then scored and Tarczewski did the same to put Arizona up 18-14 with about 11 minutes left in the first half.
Parker and Anderson scored before Johnson hit a three. David Wear then scored and Parker added two free-throws. Ashley got a layup and Bryce Alford banked in a three to tie the game at 29 as two free-throws by Lavine put UCLA up 31-29 with 3:49 left.
York hit a three and Travis Wear scored before Johnson got a bucket as well. Adams hit a free-throw, but Gordon scored in the paint. After two free-throws by Alford, Johnson hit a three and two free-throws by Parker put the Arizona lead at 39-38. York then hit a three and extended that lead to 42-38 at the half.
McConnell and Johnson started the half with a score each, but Powell and Adams responded and Lavine hit a jumper. Tarczewski then got a dunk before Adams made two free-throws and cut the Arizona lead to 48-46 with 16:21 left in regulation.
Johnson hit a three as the shot clock expired to bring the lead to five and a layup by Gordon put Arizona up seven. Anderson then hit a jumper, but York made a free-throw and Tarczewski scored to put Arizona up 56-48 with about 13 minutes left.
Ashley made two free-throws to put the lead at ten and a layup off a break by Johnson kept it going. Lavine and Adams answered as Ashley hit a jumper. Parker then scored on the offensive glass and Tarczewski hit one in the lane to help Arizona to a 64-54 lead with 7:36 left in regulation.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored and Anderson added a free-throw before Johnson had a dunk. A jumper by Anderson then cut the Arizona lead to 68-57 as a three by Alford put the Bruins within single digits with 4:32 left.
Two free-throws by Alford and two more by Anderson continues UCLA's run and made it a four point game with 3:29 left.
Anderson once again got to the line and made one of two to cut the UA lead to three. Adams then made the three to tie the game with 2:14 left in regulation.
Ashley got to the line and made one, giving the Wildcats a one point lead with two minutes left. Alford also got to the line soon after and made both, giving the Bruins a 70-69 lead with 1:44 left.
Johnson got in the lane and hit a floater for the one-point lead as Gordon went to the lane and made both for a three-point lead. Tarczewski went to the line with 50 seconds left and made one of two to give Arizona a four-point lead.
McConnell went to the line with 34 seconds left and made both, giving the Wildcats a six-point lead. Anderson then made a layup to get within four with 26 seconds left. Johnson was fouled and made one of two before Lavine made a three to cut the Arizona lead to two.
York was fouled with 12.7 seconds left and made both of his attempts to extend the Arizona lead to 79-75 and seal the game.