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    Queen B

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:33:08 GMT

    Bianca Pagdananan sparks a playoff on a dramatic final hole eagle putt. 

    Bianca Pagdananan sparks a playoff on a dramatic final hole eagle putt. 

  • NFL: Patricia's past not subject to personal conduct policy

    NFL: Patricia's past not subject to personal conduct policy

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:13:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:28:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia addresses the media at the team's football training facility in Allen Park, Mich. The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Patricia f...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia addresses the media at the team's football training facility in Allen Park, Mich. The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Patricia f...
    The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy.
    The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy.
  • Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:42:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:27:58 GMT
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - February is a week away, which is one month away from... March. Now that we have that figured out, it seems Arizona has figured out who their "go to guy" is as the margin for error in the regular season becomes "razor thin" to borrow a commonly used phrase from Sean Miller.

Stanley Johnson appears to be filling the lead role, go to guy, playmaker extraordinaire Arizona has been missing at times this year. The numbers and the eye ball test says he is peaking at the right time. Fresh off a Pac-12 player of the week honor Johnson led the Cats in scoring in both Bay area games, both wins. 

He currently leads the team in points per game (15.0 ppg) and in rebounds per game (7.0 rpg). Click on the video link to hear Stanley's humble take on becoming option no. 1 on the offense. 

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