We’re counting down the end of the Pac-12 season with a daily look at each of the postseason awards. Today: All-Freshmen team ALL-FRESHMEN TEAM Aaron Gordon, Fr., Arizona: Heralded as one of the top freshmen in the country, the former McDonald’s All-American lived up to the hype. The 6-9 forward is first in the conference among…More
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The Pac-12 reached the midpoint of the conference season and if the first half is any indication, the final five weeks of the regular season is going to be filled with surprises. Arizona has a comfortable lead at the top of the standings, but there’s as many as 10 teams that still have NCAA tournament hopes….More
TUCSON, Ariz. – They were going to be stars for the Huskies.
At least that was the plan hashed out when Nigel Williams-Goss, Darin Johnson and Aaron Gordon visited Washington together on a recruiting trip last September.
Williams-Goss, the prototypical floor general, was going to zip passes to Johnson, the sweet-shooting wing, on the perimeter for three-pointers. And Williams-Goss was supposed to flip alley-oop lobs to Gordon, the crazy athletic forward, for highlight jams.
“That’s what you do on those trips,” Williams-Goss said. “You do kind of look into the future and say maybe we can do this or do that.
“But we all know we each have to make the best individual decision for ourselves.”More
Thought I’d pass along a few more links on Aaron Gordon. Here’s our story for today, which updates the situation at Washington. Sources close to the team say the coaching staff was told the five-star prospect will not choose the Huskies. Those sources didn’t say which team he was going to pick at approximately 9:30…More
It’s time for Aaron Gordon to make a decision. The 6-7, 210-pound forward from San Jose, Calif. is the biggest 2013 prospect who hasn’t committed to a school. The five-star prospect is expected to announce his decision 9:30 a.m. PT Tuesday to reporters at the McDonald’s All-American practices in Chicago. The schools vying for his services include:…More
Washington incoming freshman Nigel Williams-Goss (right) is one of 24 players picked to play in the McDonald’s All-American game. The 6:30 p.m. PT game is April 3 at the United Center in Chicago and will be televised on ESPN. The 6-4, 185-pound senior has led Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) to a 27-0 record…More
Just when you thought it was a three-team race for Aaron Gordon, the Oregon Ducks re-entered the derby for the consensus five-star recruit from San Jose, Calif. He eliminated Oregon in November and narrowed his list to Washington, Arizona and Kentucky. However, he told Eric Bossi at Rivals.com that he was adding the the Ducks to…More
Oregon (17-2, 6-0) has had a rather charmed season while climbing to the top of the Pac-12 standings and rising to a No. 16 national ranking. However, the Ducks must deal with their first setback. Freshman point guard Dominic Artis will miss today’s game against Washington due to a foot injury, according to the Register-Guard. Jonathan Loyd…More
Had a chance to checkout and catchup with Aaron Gordon last week at the Les Schwab Invitational in Hillsboro, Ore. The senior forward at Archbishop Mitty in San Jose, Calif, averaged 29.5 points during four games while leading the Monarchs to a 3-1 record in the tournament and a fifth-place finish. He thrilled the crowd…More
Washington recruit Aaron Gordon will make his national television season debut 5 p.m. (PST) Thursday. He leads No. 12 Archbishop Mitty (Calif.) against No. 7 Travis (Texas) on ESPN. Gordon also plays on ESPNU on Jan. 21 against No. 10. Lone Peak (Utah). It’s the first of a quadruple-header that features Washington signee Nigel Williams-Goss who leads No….More