Some pregame notes and links  before today's UW-UA game at McKale Center:

The Wildcats opened as a two-point favorite but line is now ranging between 2.5 and 3 points, http://www.vegasinsider.com/college-basketball/odds/las-vegas/" target="_blank">according to Vegas Insider.

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The full Pac-10 television schedule today for those who have access to these channels (all times MT):

WSU at ASU, noon, Fox Sports Arizona

OSU at Oregon, 2 p.m., Fox Sports Net (most FSN/Comcast affiliates nationwide)

Washington at UA, 4 p.m., ESPN

USC at Stanford, 8:30 p.m., Fox Sports West, Comcast Bay Area

(The UCLA-Cal game will be Sunday night at 8 p.m. on most FSN affiliates)

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The pregame coverage from Seattle-area writers:

The Huskies http://www.gohuskies.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/021811aaa.html" target="_blank">will wear black jerseys to add definition to today's game.

Scott Suggs says http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/02/19/1551122/uw-pac-10-hopes-in-balance-as.html" target="_blank">he's not sure what happened to his knee, which will keep him out probably two weeks (Lorenzo Romar says he'll definitely be back for the Pac-10 Tournament).

Venoy Overton says he http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/huskies/2014271507_umen19.html" target="_blank">has his legs back.

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Our coverage today: A http://azstarnet.com/sports/basketball/college/wildcats/article_0c8ae2b0-01a2-5545-8c9e-a153213733d6.html" target="_blank">main story on the swagger involved with today's game, how http://azstarnet.com/sports/basketball/college/wildcats/article_580312ba-e660-593e-a24f-9f84e1d23551.html" target="_blank">Venoy Overton's experience could make a difference, and a http://azstarnet.com/sports/basketball/college/wildcats/article_7ab4e7c0-70fb-573e-b99c-cebd3ab04ffa.html" target="_blank">scouting report. We also have a story on http://azstarnet.com/sports/basketball/college/wildcats/article_262f2636-2fd1-5c52-a669-5bb8bcb40fb4.html" target="_blank">UA's new weight room at the Richard Jefferson Gymnasium and a http://azstarnet.com/promo/collection_c6b2c288-3ba5-11e0-9fae-001cc4c002e0.html" target="_blank">photo gallery of it.

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The Cougars might want to win today at ASU if they want to steer clear of that http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2011/feb/18/no-time-wsu-slip/" target="_blank">extra Pac-10 Tournament game.

USC's Maurice Jones http://www.latimes.com/sports/college/usc/la-sp-0219-usc-basketball-20110219,0,4057452.story" target="_blank">played well off the bench.

Matt Court http://blog.oregonlive.com/behindbeaversbeat/2011/02/oregon_state_game_day_beavers_1.html" target="_blank">is sold out for today's Civil War matchup and the surprising http://www.registerguard.com/csp/cms/sites/web/sports/25895765-41/oregon-ducks-altman-game-pac.csp" target="_blank">Ducks are favored.

 

Sportswriter for the Arizona Daily Star covering Arizona Wildcats basketball