Video collection: NBA decision day at McKale

April 16, 2014 12:00 am  • 

Videos from Tuesday's Arizona basketball press conference at McKale Center where players Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson announced they will be leaving the University of Arizona to pursue careers in the NBA.

Take a look at what Gordon, Johnson and their teammates had to say about their big move and get an idea of what the team could possibly be like next season.

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  • Freshman forward Aaron Gordon and junior guard Nick Johnson will leave the Arizona Wildcats early for the NBA, the players confirmed at a news conference on Tuesday, April 15, at McKale Center.

  • University of Arizona basketball player Nick Johnson announced his decision to enter the NBA draft Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

  • Arizona basketball players Kaleb Tarczewski and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson talk about their reasons for staying another season with the Wildcats instead of leaving for the NBA draft during a press conference at McKale Center on Tuesday, April 15.

  • Arizona basketball player Brandon Ashley talks about teammates Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson's decision to head for NBA during a press conference at McKale Center on Tuesday, April 15. Ashley also discussed his own thoughts on the NBA draft and his foot injury.

  • Star columnist Greg Hansen and sports reporter Zack Rosenblatt talk about Arizona basketball player Rondae Hollis-Jefferson's decision to stay for another season of UA hoops and his goal of being a top 10 NBA draft pick before the end of his college career.

  • Star sports reporters Zack Rosenblatt and Bruce Pascoe talk about Arizona basketball players Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson's decision to leave for the NBA draft and what that might mean for the Wildcats next season. They also discuss Rondae Hollis-Jefferson's reason for staying another year.

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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 5 0 0 1.000
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 3 0 0 1.000
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 4 0 0 1.000
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 4 0 0 1.000
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 3 1 0 0.750
California 0 0 0 0.000 3 1 0 0.750
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 3 1 0 0.750
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 2 1 0 0.667
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 3 2 0 0.600
Arizona 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
Kansas State at
Arizona
11/25 68-72
VCU at
Oregon
11/25 77-63
Delaware at
Stanford
11/25 47-84
Cal State-Fullerton at
USC
11/25 49-53
Texas-Pan American at
Utah
11/26 6:00 pm
Auburn at
Oregon State
11/26 7:00 pm
Cal Poly at
California
11/26 8:00 pm
San Diego State at
Arizona
11/26 8:00 pm
San Jose State at
Washington
11/27 9:00 pm
UC-Santa Barbara at
Washington State
11/27 10:00 pm
Colgate at
Arizona State
11/29 12:00 am
Alabama State at
Utah
11/29 12:00 am
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