Gordon cuts list to UA, Washington and Kentucky

2012-11-16T14:42:00Z 2012-11-16T17:24:27Z Gordon cuts list to UA, Washington and KentuckyBy Bruce Pascoe, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Updated to note that UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad is free to play for the Bruins. He will have to repay $1,600 and was given a three-game suspension that he has already served.

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Five-star forward Aaron Gordon has narrowed his list to three schools, and Arizona is one of them.

Gordon's mother, Shelly, told the San Jose Mercury News via email that her son is also still considering Washington and Kentucky. That means Oregon and Kansas have been dropped.

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Rondae Jefferson raved about his future school to the Daily Times of Delaware County, Pa., upon signing his LOI for Arizona.

"I just feel like as though that’s a home away from home out there," Jefferson said. “The campus love is awesome, the coaching staff are great guys. It’s like a family out there. They all love each other. I think we have a great chance of competing for a national championship at the college level. It’s all about heart, and with me, I bring that a lot, and it tends to rub off.”

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Here are Miller's comments on Jefferson and Elliott Pitts from Thursday night if you missed them.

Arizona also issued a release this afternoon on Jefferson and Pitts, with some background on the players and comments from Miller.

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We have posted an e-edition of Sunday's special basketball section. It's definitely worth a look if you are out of town or were otherwise unable to get a print copy via home delivery or the stand-alone sales now being done. A lot of talented people pitched in on it.

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You can catch Arizona's next opponent, Long Beach State, hosting North Carolina tonight at 9 p.m. Arizona time on ESPNU. 

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Colorado upset Baylor in Charleston, S.C.

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Mike Montgomery is hoping other top recruits will follow Jabari Bird to California.

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Florida reinstated Scott Wilbekin.

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Newly cleared Arsalan Kazemi is expected to make his Oregon debut tonight against Vanderbilt.

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ASU received Chance Murray's LOI.

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