Wildcats head back to work

2013-12-27T11:52:00Z 2013-12-28T10:29:34Z Wildcats head back to workBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

The Arizona Wildcats quietly will resume practices tonight in advance of their Pac-12 opener on Jan. 2 against Washington State, with their players and coaches unavailable for comment until sometime next week.

But all other Pac-12 teams will be holding a final game tuneup this weekend and, in Washington's case, a pair of them.

In case you're interested in watching them, here's the schedule (all times MST):

Saturday:

UC Irvine at ASU, noon, Pac-12 Networks

St. Katherine at Utah, 2 p.m., Pac-12 Networks

Furman at California, 4 p.m. Pac-12 Networks

Mississippi Valley State at WSU, 6 p.m. Pac-12 Networks

Georgia at Colorado, 8 p.m. Pac-12 Networks

Alabama at UCLA, 8 p.m., ESPN2

Sunday

Morgan State at Oregon, noon, Pac-12 Networks

Howard at USC, 3 p.m. Pac-12 Networks

Cal Poly at Stanford, 5 p.m. Pac-12 Networks

Hartford at Washington, 7 p.m. Pac-12 Networks

Quinnipiac at OSU, 9 p.m. Pac-12 Networks


Washington went on an 18-0 run to put away Mississippi Valley State.


NBCSports looks at how UA might do in the New Year with free throws and bench production.


Even though he's playing for a 1-11 team -- instead of a 13-0 one -- Grant Jerrett is making improvement with Tulsa. His 66ers will be on YouTube tonight at 6 p.m. against Austin.


Three WSU newcomers are making their moves, though the Cougars' record hasn't shown it so far.


With Dominic Artis back, Oregon's backcourt is stronger than ever.


UA recruiting target Bennie Boatwright threw down 38 points.


We had a short update on Jordin Mayes if you missed it. And, while not basketball-related, Greg Hansen wrote about the life of UA hurdler Lezo Urreiztieta.

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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 0 0 0 0.000
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
California 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
USC 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Azusa Pacific at
Washington State
11/7 12:00 am
Cal Poly Pomona at
Arizona
11/9 4:00 pm
Mount St. Mary's at
Arizona
11/14 6:00 pm
Coppin State at
Oregon
11/14 10:00 pm
Detroit at
Oregon
11/17 9:00 pm
Cal-Irvine at
Arizona
11/19 7:00 pm
Oral Roberts at
Oregon State
11/21 7:00 pm
Texas-Pan American at
Utah
11/26 6:00 pm
Northern Colorado at
Colorado
12/13 4:00 pm
Washington State at
Santa Clara
12/13 8:00 pm
Grambling at
Oregon State
12/15 8:00 pm
Grambling at
Washington
12/17 9:00 pm
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