UA hoops: Former Cats help D-League team to finals

2013-04-24T20:00:00Z UA hoops: Former Cats help D-League team to finalsBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
April 24, 2013 8:00 pm  • 

When former Arizona Wildcats player and assistant coach Matt Brase hits the airport to pick up a new player for his D-League club, there’s often a stopover on the way back.

As an assistant coach for the Rio Grande Valley (Texas) Vipers, who have made the D-League finals with the help of former Wildcat guard Kyle Fogg, Brase’s job is partly to get the new players quickly acquainted with the system of the Houston Rockets’ affiliate.

“Every time a guy comes down here, I’ll get him in the gym, walk him through a couple of plays at night,” Brase said. “The next day, “we’ll have a shootaround and then it’s game time.”

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Pac-12 basketball standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona 7 1 0 0.875 19 2 0 0.905
Utah 6 2 0 0.750 16 4 0 0.800
Stanford 6 2 0 0.750 15 5 0 0.750
Oregon State 5 3 0 0.625 13 6 0 0.684
Colorado 4 4 0 0.500 11 8 0 0.579
Oregon 4 4 0 0.500 14 7 0 0.667
UCLA 4 4 0 0.500 12 9 0 0.571
Washington 3 5 0 0.375 14 6 0 0.700
Washington State 3 5 0 0.375 9 11 0 0.450
Arizona State 3 5 0 0.375 12 10 0 0.545
California 2 6 0 0.250 12 9 0 0.571
USC 1 7 0 0.125 9 11 0 0.450

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Colorado at
USC
1/29 98-94
Utah at
UCLA
1/29 59-69
California at
Washington State
1/29 76-67
Oregon at
Arizona State
1/30 6:00 pm
Oregon State at
Arizona
1/30 8:00 pm
Stanford at
Washington State
1/31 6:00 pm
Colorado at
UCLA
1/31 8:30 pm
Utah at
USC
2/1 12:30 pm
California at
Washington
2/1 1:00 pm
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