"All of us in the UA basketball family are hoping and praying for each of the individuals and families involved in this tragic incident.
"Both (my wife) Bobbi and I were extremely saddened when we heard the news. We hope that both Kelly (Craig) and Jason (Craig) will make a complete recovery.
"For something like this to happen to young people who have so much in front of them is just horrible and really puts life into perspective."
Recker had recently transferred to Arizona from Indiana. After having to sit out the upcoming season, he will have two years of eligibility at the UA, beginning in 2000-01.