Of all Arizona's players in the D-League this season, Kyle Fogg might be a particularly interesting one to keep an eye on.
At 31, the former UA guard will begin his comeback in Fort Wayne...and other notes.
ESPN ranks UA No. 5... Oklahoma City moves to control Jerrett's development... The Wildcats sneak off to the Bay area...and more.
And this may come as no surprise but... Grant Jerrett will start the season in the D-League.
Sean Miller and his staff hit the road Wednesday in pursuit of the next Aaron Gordon which, even though Gordon has yet to play a basketball game for Arizona, isn't much of an exaggeration.
Sara Borendame, an Ironwood Ridge graduate who will swim for the Arizona Wildcats, was one of four multiple winners for Ford Aquatics in its state championship run.
Not only is the 6-foot-7-inch Aaron Gordon lethal in the open court, but his defensive skills helped him earn MVP honors at the 19U World Championships last week.
Arizona's Kevin Cordes, leaving the blocks for the 100-meter breast stroke Friday in Indianapolis, won the U.S. title in that race and in the 200 breast. "It's pretty mind-boggling what he's done," UA swim coach Eric Hansen says about the junior-to-be.
Grant Jerrett, drafted in the second round by Portland and sent to Oklahoma City, faces a tough road to make the team.
Robert Refsnyder, MVP of the College World Series for the Wildcats a year ago as a right fielder, now plays second base.
Kevin Cordes won U. S. swimming championships in the 100 and 200 breast stroke finals last week, owns two American records, is ranked No. 1 in the world in the 200 and is the reigning NCAA male Swimmer of the Year.
Thunder GM Sam Presti said Grant Jerrett "has the ability to shoot the ball for his size, and he also has an uncanny awareness on the floor for a frontcourt player."
Maybe Grant Jerrett would have developed into a lottery pick if he stayed with the Arizona Wildcats for more than one season. Maybe not.
Grant Jerrett hit 40.5 percent of his three-point attempts during his lone year at the UA.
Grant Jerrett was confused after Portland sold him but wound up happy.
Joseph Young does not make a planned visit to Tucson... Mark Lyons still shopping around...and other notes/links.
Maybe there is something to be said for perseverance, after all.
Solomon Hill made a mockery of the 2013 NBA mock drafts. ... and other notes after a wild draft night.
Grant Jerrett, who started just two games for Arizona last season, went No. 40 to Portland, which later traded him to Oklahoma City.
Former Arizona forward Solomon Hill, who was taken by the Indiana Pacers with the 23rd pick, said "one thing is that I am an older guy who can contribute right away and try to develop." Hill is guaranteed a contract worth just over $1 million per year.