Arizona basketball: Top recruits, Ashley competing to join Team USA's Under-19 team

2013-06-13T20:00:00Z Arizona basketball: Top recruits, Ashley competing to join Team USA's Under-19 teamBy Bruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
June 13, 2013 8:00 pm  • 

Brandon Ashley and Aaron Gordon have already played travel-ball together, and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson came to know Ashley on the high school all-star circuit this spring.

But all three of the Arizona Wildcats players will have their first chance to bond together this weekend while competing in Colorado Springs, Colo., for a spot on USA Basketball’s U19 World Championship team.

They may also have a chance to do some “recruiting,” with one of UA’s top 2014 targets, Houston wing Justise Winslow, also trying out for the team.

Winslow is one of only two high school players participating, along with big man Jahlil Okafor of Chicago, and the opportunity comes at a critical point. Winslow is not only busy with travel ball this spring and summer but also taking recruiting visits as he tries to decide among schools including Arizona, Duke and UCLA.

Winslow made a short repeat visit to Tucson last weekend, according to Winslow’s godfather and travel-ball coach, Steve Trauber.

Read more about the Cats in Friday's Arizona Daily Star.

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Pac-12 basketball standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona 0 0 0 0.000 5 0 0 1.000
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 4 0 0 1.000
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 4 1 0 0.800
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 4 0 0 1.000
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 3 2 0 0.600
California 0 0 0 0.000 3 1 0 0.750
USC 0 0 0 0.000 3 3 0 0.500
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 3 1 0 0.750
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 3 2 0 0.600
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 3 1 0 0.750
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 3 2 0 0.600
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 2 3 0 0.400

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
San Jose State at
Washington
11/27 56-78
UC-Santa Barbara at
Washington State
11/27 71-43
Rice at
Washington State
11/28 74-76
North Dakota at
Utah
11/28 74-76
Alabama-Birmingham at
UCLA
11/28 8:30 pm
Alabama State at
Utah
11/29 7:00 pm
Colgate at
Arizona State
11/29 7:00 pm
Stanford at
DePaul
11/30 12:00 pm
USC at
New Mexico
11/30 2:00 pm
California at
Fresno State
11/30 4:00 pm
Portland State at
Oregon
11/30 6:00 pm
Gardner-Webb at
Arizona
12/2 7:00 pm
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