One of the Wildcats’ main objectives of the trip was to improve on the court as a team in preparation for next season through real-game competition. Although
In the final three games of the tour,
Individually for the Wildcats, Njonkou led the team by averaging 23.8 points and 10.2 rebounds a game, including tour highs of 32 points and 11 rebounds against Virtus-Venezia. Point guard Ashley Whisonant averaged 17.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists, and forward Rhaya Neabors posted 10.8 points and 6.6 rebounds in five games.
Guard Malia O’Neal averaged 6.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 6.4 assists per game, and center Suzy Bofia posted averages of 11.4 points and 11.8 rebounds a contest. Guard Marie McGee chipped in with 7.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists, and 4.4 steals a game, and forward Shannon Hobson averaged 5.4 points and 5.8 rebounds over the five-game tour.
Off the court,
The first half of
Some of the notable sites the Wildcats saw included the small towns and multi-million dollar homes on
Next up for Arizona was a visit to Florence, the capital city of Tuscany and one of the most historic and important cities in Italy. In
With success on the court and an unforgettable visit to some of