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
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
Stanford at
Washington State
1/31 6:00 pm
Colorado at
UCLA
1/31 8:30 pm
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