UA-ASU pregame notes

2013-01-19T10:30:00Z 2013-01-19T16:45:18Z UA-ASU pregame notesBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

 A few notes and links entering today's 12:30 p.m. UA-ASU game:

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Coverage will be on Fox Sports Net, with Steve Physioc and Corey Williams working the game.

Among the regional networks carrying the game: FS Arizona, Detroit, Florida, Midwest, North Plus, Ohio, Southwest Plus, Wisconsin. Also Prime Ticket, SportsSouth, MSG Plus, Root Sports Northwest, Root Sports Pittsburgh, and Root Sports Rocky Mountain.

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Solomon Hill told the Republic that Kevin Parrom is not one of the Pac-12's dirty players, despite his "no easy buckets" foul three years ago.

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Our coverage today: A main story, feature on Jahii Carson, and notes.

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Here's the official game notes from Arizona and from ASU.

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John Gasaway has five Pac-12 freshmen -- Shabazz Muhammad, Jordan Adams, Josh Scott, Daymean Dotson and Jahii Carson -- ranked ahead of Brandon Ashley on his list of top freshmen in college basketball.

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Hill was one of four UA athletes to be honored for academics in November and December.

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Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak and center Jason Washburn have developed a strong relationship.

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Other Pac-12 games today:

Oregon at UCLA, 2 p.m (CBS)

California at Stanford, 2:30 p.m. (FSN). Justin Cobbs and Chasson Randle are still learning as point guards.

Oregon State at USC, 6 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks). The Beavers are expected to get Eric Moreland and Victor Robbins back.

Colorado at Washington State, 8 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks). The Buffs have run into a familiar sight -- snow -- and both of the teams are desperate for a win.

Utah at Washington,  9 p.m. (ESPNU)

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