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  • Remember that day, Ayton and Bagley played in Tucson

    Remember that day, Ayton and Bagley played in Tucson

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-06-21 11:07:25 GMT

    Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley led Hillcrest Prep to a win over the Pima Men's Basketball team in October 2015.

    Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley led Hillcrest Prep to a win over the Pima Men's Basketball team in October 2015.

  • Ayton, Alkins and Trier set for NBA Draft

    Ayton, Alkins and Trier set for NBA Draft

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:46:52 GMT

    Three Wildcat basketball players could be drafted in this year's NBA Draft with Ayton a candidate to go No. 1 overall. 

    Three Wildcat basketball players could be drafted in this year's NBA Draft with Ayton a candidate to go No. 1 overall. 

  • Arizona St will have more size, lineup options this season

    Arizona St will have more size, lineup options this season

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:31 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:31:07 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-06-21 01:00:57 GMT
    The Sun Devils’ run came a year ahead of their coach’s schedule. (Source: AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)The Sun Devils’ run came a year ahead of their coach’s schedule. (Source: AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
    The Sun Devils’ run came a year ahead of their coach’s schedule. (Source: AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)The Sun Devils’ run came a year ahead of their coach’s schedule. (Source: AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

    Arizona State was one of college basketball’s biggest surprises during the 2017-18 season, rising to No. 3 in the AP Top 25 and making the NCAA Tournament for the first time in four years. The Sun Devils’ run came a year ahead of their coach’s schedule. 

    Arizona State was one of college basketball’s biggest surprises during the 2017-18 season, rising to No. 3 in the AP Top 25 and making the NCAA Tournament for the first time in four years. The Sun Devils’ run came a year ahead of their coach’s schedule. 

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Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - It's a bit of a rarity, the Cats are the underdogs for the first time all season. Arizona has been favored in each of their first ten games. So on paper at least, things will be different. Vegasinsider.com has Michigan as the 1 pt favorite at the Crisler Center Saturday.

There are a few things at play here. Michigan will come in having seven days to prepare and heal for Arizona. Several key players were wither out early or suffered ailing injuries, so the Wolverines should have their full arsenal ready.

John Belilein will likely install his unconventional 1-3-1 zone defense, which Sean Miller has seen before.  Both guys coached in the Atlantic 10 conference, Beilein at Richmond from 97'-02'.

 

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  • Ayton, Alkins and Trier set for NBA Draft

    Ayton, Alkins and Trier set for NBA Draft

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:46:52 GMT

    Three Wildcat basketball players could be drafted in this year's NBA Draft with Ayton a candidate to go No. 1 overall. 

    Three Wildcat basketball players could be drafted in this year's NBA Draft with Ayton a candidate to go No. 1 overall. 

  • 'I know I'm going No. 1' - Deandre Ayton confident he'll soon be a Phoenix Sun

    'I know I'm going No. 1' - Deandre Ayton confident he'll soon be a Phoenix Sun

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-06 21:49:56 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-06-07 20:14:32 GMT
    NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton, who may be the Phoenix Suns' choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NBA draft, talks to the media after an individual workout with the Suns, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton, who may be the Phoenix Suns' choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NBA draft, talks to the media after an individual workout with the Suns, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)
    NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton, who may be the Phoenix Suns' choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NBA draft, talks to the media after an individual workout with the Suns, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton, who may be the Phoenix Suns' choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NBA draft, talks to the media after an individual workout with the Suns, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)

    Deandre Ayton spent the morning flashing his skill for the Suns brass and early afternoon flashing his smile for the Suns media. 

    Deandre Ayton spent the morning flashing his skill for the Suns brass and early afternoon flashing his smile for the Suns media. 

  • BREAKING

    Former Wildcat Josh Pastner cleared of sexual assault allegations

    Former Wildcat Josh Pastner cleared of sexual assault allegations

    Monday, June 4 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-06-05 03:51:46 GMT
    Josh Pastner (Source: WMC Action News 5)Josh Pastner (Source: WMC Action News 5)
    Josh Pastner (Source: WMC Action News 5)Josh Pastner (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    An investigation has found the sexual misconduct allegations against former University of Arizona standout Josh Pastner are not credible.

    An investigation has found the sexual misconduct allegations against former University of Arizona standout Josh Pastner are not credible.

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