Arizona Wildcats basketball: More preseason buzz and other links

2012-11-06T13:13:00Z 2012-11-06T13:23:29Z Arizona Wildcats basketball: More preseason buzz and other linksBy Bruce Pascoe, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

 Some notes and links of possible interest entering UA's exhibition game tonight with Chico State (6:30 p.m. Arizona time, Pac-12.com streaming available):

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Bill Walton will work many of the Pac-12's Wednesday and Thursday games on ESPN.

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SI.com has a short preview of UA, which it ranked No. 15. 

SI also put UCLA at No. 10 on its full preseason rankings.

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Steve Rivera has a feature on Mark Lyons.

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I wrote this Pac-12 preview for the Sporting News.

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The Daily Wildcat says Kevin Parrom's play is among the things to watch tonight.

Our notebook today spoke of UA's need to stop the three.

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Former UA walkon David Bagga has published his second book, this time a children's story focusing on his experience.

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Dominic Artis made an immediate impact in Oregon's exhibition win over Southwest Oklahoma State.

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Richard Solomon is back in the lineup for Cal, which will face S.F. State in an exhibition game tonight.

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KO says last season was like "going to a knife fight with a spoon" considering all of USC's injury troubles.

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About upcoming UA nonconference opponents:

-- Clemson (Dec. 8) has already suspended two players.

-- Miami (possibly Dec. 23 in the Diamond Head Classic) lost an exhibition game, which the Wildcats did last season to Seattle Pacific.

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And, on the previous discussion thread, Portland Catfan does indeed remember Rick Rickert pretty much correctly...

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