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Day one recap of Arizona Wildcats virtual preseason media day
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Day one recap of Arizona Wildcats virtual preseason media day

More Wildcats will speak Friday afternoon

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Arizona Wildcat transfer James Akinjo watches his teammates from the bench in the second half during a game against the Utah Utes at McKale Center on January 16, 2020. Arizona won 93-77.

The college basketball season is nearly here. In less than three weeks, the Wildcats will open there 2020-21 season against NAU. 

On Thursday afternoon, several members from the team took part in the annual media day, this time held virtually. Three roughly 15-minute clips from James Akinjo, Kerr Kriisa, Terrell Brown, Daniel Batcho and Ira Lee are posted below.

The rest of the Wildcats will participate in the virtual media day Friday afternoon.


James Akinjo, Kerr Kriisa

In Arizona men’s basketball’s 2020 virtual media day, guards James Akinjo and Kerr Kriisa talk about their experience in Tucson so far and what to expect from the team’s talented backcourt this year.


Terrell Brown, Daniel Batcho

In Arizona men’s basketball’s 2020 virtual media day, grad transfer guard Terrell Brown reflects on the impact his godfather and UA assistant coach Jason Terry has on him. Daniel Batcho talks about his knee injury that’ll keep him out until at least late January.


Ira Lee

In Arizona men’s basketball’s 2020 virtual media day, senior Ira Lee talks about his leadership role on a young UA roster and why the Cats can still beat anyone in the Pac-12.

Alec has been with the Star since October 2019. He writes stories and produces digital content primarily about the Arizona Wildcats. Alec graduated from the University of Arizona in May 2020.


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