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
Utah 6 1 0 0.857 16 3 0 0.842
Arizona 6 1 0 0.857 18 2 0 0.900
Stanford 5 2 0 0.714 14 5 0 0.737
Oregon State 5 2 0 0.714 13 5 0 0.722
Oregon 4 3 0 0.571 14 6 0 0.700
UCLA 3 4 0 0.429 11 9 0 0.550
Colorado 3 4 0 0.429 10 8 0 0.556
Washington 3 4 0 0.429 14 5 0 0.737
Washington State 3 4 0 0.429 9 10 0 0.474
Arizona State 2 5 0 0.286 11 10 0 0.524
California 1 6 0 0.143 11 9 0 0.550
USC 1 6 0 0.143 9 10 0 0.474

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Washington at
Utah
1/25 56-77
Oregon State at
Arizona State
1/28 6:00 pm
Oregon at
Arizona
1/28 8:00 pm
Stanford at
Washington
1/28 9:00 pm
Colorado at
USC
1/29 7:30 pm
Utah at
UCLA
1/29 8:00 pm
California at
Washington State
1/29 9:00 pm
Oregon at
Arizona State
1/30 6:00 pm
Oregon State at
Arizona
1/30 8:00 pm
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