While the Wildcats were getting ready to host Southern tonight (7 p.m., Pac-12 Networks, with Matt Muehlebach and Roxy Bernstein), the recruiting world was focused on Las Vegas and the Tarkanian Classic.
PGU had some highlights and an interview with Johnson, too.
Some pregame links of possible interest:
-- An SI account of the Jaguars' near upset of Gonzaga in the NCAA tournament last season.
-- The Baton Rouge Advocate had a preview of the Jaguars entering the game.
-- Southern's Malcolm Miller was named the SWAC's preseason player of the year.
James Whitford has gone through a rough stretch at Ball State.
UCLA will play Duke at 5:30 p.m. on ESPN, at Madison Square Garden, if you're looking for a warmup before tonight's UA game.
Oregon State beat Towson even with Roberto Nelson having been ejected.
Stanford pulled out a big win for the Pac-12 -- and Johnny Dawkins' job status -- at Connecticut.
Utah's Jordan Loveridge may have been working out too much.
A little off topic here, but there's a really good long read on onetime UA recruiting target Jahlil Okafor, if you have time and interest.