Head coach Sean Miller and the Arizona men's basketball staff took a major step in building for the future of A Player's Program over the last week.
Arizona freshman forward was named to the watch list for yet another prestigious award on Thursday when he was one of 50 players recognized by the Atlanta Tipoff Club as an early candidate for the Naismith Player of the Year Trophy.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Nick Johnson had 20 points, a career-high 10 rebounds and six assists to lead No. 5 Arizona to an 87-59 rout of Rhode Island Tuesday night and a trip to New York City for the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-off.
The No. 5/4 Arizona men's basketball team will face Rhode Island on Tuesday with the winner advancing to the NIT Season Tip-Off semifinals at Madison Square Garden.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Gabe York scored 20 points, Nick Johnson added 16 and No. 5 Arizona crushed Fairleigh Dickinson 100-50 to open the NIT Season Tip-Off on Monday night.
The No. 5/4 Arizona men's basketball team will take on Fairleigh Dickinson on Monday to open play in the 2013 NIT Season Tip-Off.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Nick Johnson scored 23 points and freshman Aaron Gordon added 16 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 6 Arizona to a 69-60 victory over San Diego State on Thursday night.
The No. 6/5 Arizona men's basketball team will face its first road test of the season on Thursday when it visits San Diego State.
Arizona freshman forward Aaron Gordon was named to the John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 on Tuesday in a release by the Los Angeles Athletic Club.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Aaron Gordon had 14 points and 10 rebounds, Brandon Ashley added 16 points and No. 6 Arizona rolled over Long Beach State 91-57 on Monday night.
The No. 6/5 Arizona men's basketball team will look to get to 2-0 on the young season when it hosts Long Beach State on Monday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Aaron Gordon scored 13 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked four shots in his collegiate debut for No. 6 Arizona and the Wildcats opened their season with a 73-62 victory over pesky Cal Poly on Friday night.