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
Arizona 0 0 0 0.000 12 1 0 0.923
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 11 0 0 1.000
California 0 0 0 0.000 10 2 0 0.833
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 9 3 0 0.750
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 9 2 0 0.818
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 8 4 0 0.667
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 8 5 0 0.615
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 7 4 0 0.636
USC 0 0 0 0.000 7 4 0 0.636
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 7 3 0 0.700
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 7 3 0 0.700
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 5 6 0 0.455

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Harvard at
Arizona State
12/28 12:00 pm
Cal State-Bakersfield at
California
12/28 1:30 pm
Cal-Davis at
Washington State
12/28 4:00 pm
UCLA at
Alabama
12/28 4:30 pm
Stony Brook at
Washington
12/28 6:00 pm
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at
Stanford
12/29 9:00 pm
Cal-Irvine at
Oregon
12/29 9:00 pm
UC-Santa Barbara at
Oregon State
12/30 7:30 pm
Carroll (Mont.) at
Utah
12/30 7:30 pm
Vermont at
USC
12/30 9:30 pm
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