We’re counting down the end of the Pac-12 season with a daily look at each of the postseason awards. Today: Freshman of the Year FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR Aaron Gordon, Arizona: During a preseason poll at Pac-12 Media Day in October, 10 of the 12 coaches who responded picked Gordon to win the conference’s Freshman of…More
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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
We’re counting down the end of the Pac-12 season with a daily look at each of the postseason awards. Today: All-Defensive team ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM Jordan Bachynski, Sr. Arizona State: The 7-2 center has turned shot blocking into an art form. He leads the nation with 123 blocks (4.2 pg). In the first three seasons of his…More
Arizona has been a little shaky since losing sophomore star forward Brandon Ashley on Feb. 1 during a 60-58 loss at California. The Wildcats posted a 3-1 record in the next four games, which included two overtime wins and a two-point victory at home over Oregon. However, following a dominating 88-61 win at Colorado, Arizona…More
The road to a national championship just got lot tougher for Arizona, which lost forward Brandon Ashley for the rest of the season after he suffered a broken foot in Saturday’s defeat at California. The 6-10 sophomore averaged 11.5 points and 5.8 rebounds in 22 games. Standout freshman Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who is averaging 8.0 rebounds and…More
If Arizona is the truly best team in the country – and the Wildcats have the No. 1 ranking and 15-0 unbeaten record to support that claim – then what does Saturday’s 71-62 defeat say about Washington?
A week ago naysayers practically buried the Huskies after wrapping up an uninspiring nonconference season. Few people – if any – gave UW much of a chance at a successful run through the Pac-12.
What are reasonable expectations for the Huskies, who return home after a Pac-12 opening road trip with a 1-1 record in the conference and 9-5 overall?
— A winning record?
— A top half of the conference finish?
— A postseason berth?
— A NCAA tournament berth?
Here’s video of senior guard C.J. Wilcox following Washington’s 71-62 loss at No. 1 Arizona.More
Here’s video of postgame interview with Perris Blackwell following Washington’s 71-62 loss at No. 1 Arizona.More
Here’s video of coach Lorenzo Romar following Washington’s 71-62 loss at No. 1 Arizona.More
Here’s Arizona coach Sean Miller following the Wildcats’ 71-62 win over Washington.More