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.
The No. 6/5 Arizona will look to run its record in season openers under Sean Miller to 5-0 on Friday when it plays host to Cal Poly.
Since stepping on the Arizona campus just a year ago, McConnell has been working towards the moment that he could play in front of the McKale crowd.
Arizona freshman forward Aaron Gordon is one of 15 student-athletes from across the nation who has been identified as an early candidate for the Oscar Robertson Trophy.
Arizona freshman forward Aaron Gordon has been named to the 10-man preseason watch list for the Integris Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year Award.
Nick Johnson and Gabe York scored 14 points apiece to lead five Arizona players in double figures as the Wildcats defeated Augustana, 84-52, on Monday in exhibition action.
The fifth-ranked Arizona men's basketball team will face Augustana in exhibition action on Monday, Oct. 28, at McKale Center. Tip-off is slated for 7:06 p.m. MST.
With the start of the 2013-14 NBA regular season roughly a week away, nine former Arizona standouts are currently representing UA on league rosters.
Arizona guard T.J. McConnell was one of 50 players named to the watch list for the Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award on Tuesday.
Members of the fifth-ranked Arizona men's basketball team split into three groups on Thursday night to deliver 2013-14 season tickets to a number of loyal fans.
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Fifth-year head coach Sean Miller and junior guard Nick Johnson will represent the Arizona men's basketball program at Pac-12 Men's Basketball Media Day on Thursday in San Francisco.