So it’s March, and the Arizona Wildcats may be playing as well as they have all season, even without forward Brandon Ashley.
Updated to add UA's release that Brandon Ashley had surgery on a ligament in his right foot today.
As much as he's been inactive, Jordin Mayes says he's still believing in himself...and other notes after UA's 76-54 win over Oregon State.
While Washington knocks off ASU, Sean Miller plays almost everyone ... except Zach Peters and Elliott Pitts, for largely unexplained reasons.
Kaleb Tarczewski does not start for Arizona.
Sean Miller is already talking about an eight-man rotation...and fretting over defense and rebounding after UA's exhibition win over Augustana College.
Sean Miller says its "fantastic" to have two hours a week with his guys...is T.J. McConnell the Pac-12's player to watch?...and other notes/links.
NBA team workouts are highlighting Solomon Hill's intangibles...Elliott Pitts and Zach Peters begin life as Wildcats...and other notes/links.
Even though he didn't regularly crack the Arizona starting lineup last season, freshman forward Grant Jerrett has decided to become the Wildcats' first one-and-done player in five years.
Sean Miller found help to replace Solomon Hill, Kevin Parrom and Mark Lyons... Kaleb Tarczewski took a much different test inside... and other postgame notes from UA's 72-51 win over UTEP on Thursday.
UA is expected to get a second LOI Thursday from Rondae Jefferson.
UA is also expected to sign Rondae Jefferson on Thursday...UCLA may really need to "Free Shabazz" ... and other items of possible interest...
UA's top basketball recruit of the 2013 class plans a party on Friday...Aaron Gordon says his decision will be tough...and other notes/links.
When Jud Buechler talked about practicing with Michael Jordan, Sean Miller said, everyone listened...and other notes/quotes from the Red-Blue celebration.
Sean Miller's preseason celebration begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, but the doors open at 10 a.m.
Eric Cooper hopes to play two more years of high school ball at full health before arriving in college...more weekend visitors and other notes/links.
Don't expect Aaron Gordon to make a decision after the Red-Blue Game...Nic Wise is out in Italy... and other notes/links.
Elliott Pitts could have waited until he took recruiting visits to Georgetown, Virginia and Washington this fall, but he wasn't about to do that.
The De La Salle guard becomes UA's first commitment of the 2013 class.