Freshman Aaron Gordon, right, had 10 points and seven rebounds as the Wildcats improved to 7-0.
Arizona will face Drexel at 5 p.m. on Nov. 27 on ESPNU...and other notes after the Wildcats' 87-59 win over Rhode Island.
ESPN analyst Jay Bilas said Arizona Wildcats point guard T.J. McConnell is the difference between UA being "really good" and a good team, while saying he was impressed with several things about the Wildcats.
Nick Johnson coordinated an effort to get seven Wildcats into a duplex near McKale Center.
UA is No. 5 in Sporting News but 11 in Lindy's preseason forecast...Red-Blue tickets going on sale Saturday...and other notes/links.
Arizona released the team's Pac-12 basketball schedule for the upcoming season, though the Pac-12 says it is not yet official. Take a look back at the last time Arizona met each team at each venue on the schedule.
And Memphis coach Josh Pastner may hire yet another ex-Wildcat, Jason Gardner...
Aaron Gordon says he'll thrive wherever Sean Miller puts him. ... and Brandon Ashley's toughness and intensity are questioned.
Incoming Arizona Wildcats forward Aaron Gordon was named one of 16 finalists for USA Basketball’s U19 World Championship team Sunday, though future teammates Brandon Ashley and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson were not.
Arizona's Brandon Ashley is trying out for the USA U19 team in Colorado and is one of the oldest players in camp.
A wide-eyed high school sophomore when he first experienced a USA Basketball training camp three years ago, Arizona Wildcats forward Brandon Ashley now qualifies as a veteran.
Brandon Ashley is one of 26 players hoping to make the 12-man USA Basketball team bound for Prague...Justise Winslow says he's still open...and other notes/links.
Brandon Ashley and Aaron Gordon have already played travel-ball together, and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson came to know Ashley on the high school all-star circuit this spring.
Arizona Wildcats sophomore forward Brandon Ashley will join incoming freshmen Aaron Gordon and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson in the training camp next month for USA Basketball's U19 World Championships team.
CHICAGO – Maybe he’s a small forward, maybe not.
Late last month, after being swept by USC and UCLA, Arizona freshman Brandon Ashley and his mother, Lashiem Clark, had a long meeting with the UA coaching staff.
Struggles are normal for freshmen, such as Brandon Ashley, right, mainly because they are freshmen. Mark Lyons, left, has five years on Ashley, and Lyons thrived under the postseason stress that is March Madness.
Mark Lyons arrived from Xavier, took over the point guard role and proved himself in numerous clutch situations for the Wildcats.
Nick Johnson, coming in from the left to block SDSU guard Chase Tapley's shot in the final seconds, had "energy that really" affected the UA.