Arizona Wildcats basketball: Recruiting full speed ahead

2013-07-09T20:00:00Z Arizona Wildcats basketball: Recruiting full speed aheadBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 09, 2013 8:00 pm  • 

The Arizona Wildcats have only one senior to replace after next season, guard Jordan Mayes, but that hardly means the coaching staff can take it easy this month.

Their efforts on the recruiting trail this summer could eventually offset a potential onslaught of early departures next spring.

Freshman forward Aaron Gordon is already projected as a lottery pick for 2014. A jump in development could send 7-footer Kaleb Tarczewski or forward Brandon Ashley into pro ball. And well-rounded Nick Johnson is no guarantee to stick around, nor even is freshman guard Rondae Hollis-Jefferson.

What’s more, Arizona’s somewhat unexpected losses last spring of Angelo Chol (San Diego State) and Grant Jerrett (NBA) suggested that all bets are off the table, really.

So Arizona could have one, two or maybe even four or five openings for the 2014-15 season. And the time to find replacements is now, when many rising high school seniors play their final travel-ball games and begin to finalize their recruitments.

Read this entire article in Wednesday'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 0 0 0 0.000
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
California 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
USC 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Cal Poly Pomona at
Stanford
11/6 8:00 pm
Azusa Pacific at
Washington State
11/7 12:00 am
Cal Poly Pomona at
Arizona
11/9 4:00 pm
Mount St. Mary's at
Arizona
11/14 6:00 pm
Coppin State at
Oregon
11/14 10:00 pm
Detroit at
Oregon
11/17 9:00 pm
Cal-Irvine at
Arizona
11/19 7:00 pm
Oral Roberts at
Oregon State
11/21 7:00 pm
Texas-Pan American at
Utah
11/26 6:00 pm
Denver at
Stanford
12/13 4:00 pm
Northern Colorado at
Colorado
12/13 4:00 pm
Washington State at
Santa Clara
12/13 8:00 pm
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