On Pelle, Lavender's look, Oregon mess, etc.

2010-09-16T09:59:00Z 2010-09-16T10:08:16Z On Pelle, Lavender's look, Oregon mess, etc.Bruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star

Sean Miller has squeezed in a pitch for another 2011 forward, Norvel Pelle, according to Zagsblog.

I am trying to confirm if an official campus visit is possible.


There's  some speculation again on the previous discussion thread about UA's tight scholarship situation. Based on his recruiting actions, I do think Miller is willing to take another one or two players for a total of up to four. It would be hard to imagine him telling LeBryan Nash he didn't have room.

Taking four would put UA three over their limit of 12 scholarships next season if everyone showed up as scheduled but they all won't. The Wildcats are likely to lose players to early pro departures and/or transfers anytime between November and April...


Click on No. 7 in the Arizona photo gallery to get a look at Brendon Lavender's new 'do and No. 6 if you're curious about Solomon Hill, the guy who generates the most conditioning concerns.

In reality, though, the entire team appears to be in good shape. UA spokesman Richard Paige confirmed that all of the players passed Miller's mile requirements during the first week of school and therefore were not subject to extra conditioning work.


Ernie Kent says his Oregon program was "above reproach" despite the current Michael Dunigan situation. The Oregonian reports what could happen to the Ducks and the Register-Guard's George Schroeder says he feels bad for Dana Altman.


Athlon picked Arizona to finish second  in the Pac-10 behind Washington.


The Rams don't believe Fendi Onobun is ready for game action, so they sign another tight end.


Will Barton is feeling good at Memphis.

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