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," target="_blank">according to Vegas Insider.


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)


The pregame coverage from Seattle-area writers:

The Huskies" target="_blank">will wear black jerseys to add definition to today's game.

Scott Suggs says" 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" target="_blank">has his legs back.


Our coverage today: A" target="_blank">main story on the swagger involved with today's game, how" target="_blank">Venoy Overton's experience could make a difference, and a" target="_blank">scouting report. We also have a story on" target="_blank">UA's new weight room at the Richard Jefferson Gymnasium and a" target="_blank">photo gallery of it.



The Cougars might want to win today at ASU if they want to steer clear of that" target="_blank">extra Pac-10 Tournament game.

USC's Maurice Jones,0,4057452.story" target="_blank">played well off the bench.

Matt Court" target="_blank">is sold out for today's Civil War matchup and the surprising" target="_blank">Ducks are favored.


Sportswriter for the Arizona Daily Star covering Arizona Wildcats basketball