UA basketball: Speedy pickup for Point Guard U.

2013-02-24T22:00:00Z UA basketball: Speedy pickup for Point Guard U.Bruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 24, 2013 10:00 pm  • 

While discussing last week how a “complete and total floor general” can make the game look smoother, Arizona coach Sean Miller noted that he’s been working the high school class of 2014 to find a suitable point guard.

“That’s a really, really big thing for our program moving forward, that we get that right,” Miller said.

Just five days later, Miller was able to officially place his bet on Parker Jackson-Cartwright, a five-star point guard in the class of 2014 from Los Angeles’ Loyola High School who committed to the Wildcats on Sunday over UCLA and Gonzaga following a last-minute official visit to UA.

Just 5 feet 8 inches, Jackson-Cartwright has drawn wide praise for his command of the game as well as blinding speed and skills that help him on both sides of the ball. Rated No. 22 by Scout and No. 30 by ESPNU in the class of 2014, Jackson-Cartwright will be expected to play alongside or behind T.J. McConnell as a freshman in 2014-15 and possibly take over the point after that.

Read more in Monday's Arizona Daily Star.

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Pac-12 basketball standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 4 0 0 1.000
Arizona 0 0 0 0.000 5 0 0 1.000
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 3 0 0 1.000
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 4 1 0 0.800
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 3 1 0 0.750
California 0 0 0 0.000 3 1 0 0.750
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 3 1 0 0.750
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 3 2 0 0.600
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 3 2 0 0.600
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 3 2 0 0.600
USC 0 0 0 0.000 3 3 0 0.500
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 1 2 0 0.333

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Texas-Pan American at
Utah
11/26 48-85
Auburn at
Oregon State
11/26 71-69
San Diego State at
Arizona
11/26 71-69
Cal Poly at
California
11/26 71-69
San Jose State at
Washington
11/27 9:00 pm
UC-Santa Barbara at
Washington State
11/27 10:00 pm
North Dakota at
Utah
11/28 6:00 pm
Alabama State at
Utah
11/29 12:00 am
Colgate at
Arizona State
11/29 12:00 am
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
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