The way the ever-focused Arizona Wildcats have been going this season, you might expect they will treat this weekend like some sort of management conference in Iowa.

A date with East Tennessee State on Saturday in Honolulu, a chance to put away those ghosts from that 1992 NCAA tournament loss? Sure.

Uptrending Miami, maybe, in the second round of the Diamond Head Classic? Check.

And possibly even San Diego State in the championship? Game on.

Except, the way UA coach Sean Miller looks at it, there’s gotta be more to this story.

It is Hawaii, after all. And it is the holidays.

It’s business, and maybe a little pleasure.

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