UA-USC pregame notes

2013-01-26T10:19:00Z 2013-01-26T19:47:25Z UA-USC pregame notesBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Some notes and links of possible interest before today's USC-Arizona game (5 p.m., ESPNU):


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


There are no traveling Southern California reporters covering the Trojans today, but the L.A. Times had this advance preview box.


Our coverage today: A main preview, a feature on USC's J.T. Terrell and a scouting report with notes.


Kevin Zimmerman pointed out that today's game is actually Bob Cantu's second shot at the Wildcats -- he served as the interim coach during the 2011 Pac-10 Tournament against UA when Kevin O'Neill had been suspended after his scuffle with one of Lute Olson's good friends.


A possible break for Arizona in its quest to stay in the Pac-12 race: Oregon point guard Dominic Artis is out with a foot injury, though the severity of it is unknown at this point.

Washington has a chance to jump back in things with a win at Oregon today.


UCLA's compliance office said it determined that Shabazz Muhammad's Gucci backpack was a family gift.


Jahii Carson reminds Ben Howland of Isaiah Thomas.


UA signee Rondae Jefferson and UA target Aaron Gordon will be playing in the Nike Hoop Summit.


The rest of today's Pac-12 schedule:

UCLA at ASU, 1 p.m. (FSN)

WSU at OSU, 3 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks)

Washington at Oregon, 5 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks)

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