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It’s no exaggeration that the quarterback is the most important position in all of professional sports. It’s the one spot where an injury to one player can change a team from a Super Bowl contender to competing for the first pick in the NFL Draft. And the importance of the position is no different in the college game. You can...

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If there was a phrase synonymous with the domination of the Lute Olson era it was merely “Point Guard U.” And the assembly line of lead guards produced during the Olson tenure was dizzying. The bookends of Steve Kerr and Jason Gardner served as an appetizer to the core names of Damon Stoudamire, Mike Bibby and Jason Terry. But one...

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For Arizona sophomore big man Azuolas Tubelis the first impression wouldn’t be the lasting impression. The initial game of his UA career saw him score five points and grab one rebound against Grambling State University. Fast forward a month and a half and the Lithuanian star was dropping 31 points and snaring 8 rebounds against the eventual number 4 pick...

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Many an Arizona fan, including myself has fallen prey to the individual breakout performance from the Red-Blue Game. Beau Muhlbach anyone? But,who cares. Let’s overreact a tad. If the Red-Blue game was any indication this is going to be an enjoyable, loose team to watch. Off a rebound the team is pushing it and not just pushing it to run...

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Tempo. Tempo. Tempo. Tommy Lloyd talked repeatedly about how this team is going to run and make plays in the open court. He also promised that the Red-Blue Game would be a replica of a real game environment. This won’t be an NBA All Star Game type situation. Now, to the key point to watch. What kind of presence does...

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The key takeaway from this press conference is the difference that you are going to see from the Tommy Lloyd style as opposed to the Sean Miller way. Lloyd made the point repeatedly that his team is going to run. And they aren’t going to run just because it sounds cool. They are going to run because that’s the best...

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There will be a lot of roster issues to focus on at Arizona’s media day tomorrow but here are some of the key roster story lines to follow: The two best players on the team are sophomores Azuolas Tubelis and Benn Mathurin. 1. Will both be ready to take on that leadership role? That’s the question on everyone’s mind and...

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There’s very few times one walks away enthused when a team loses by three plus touchdowns combined with its quarterback throwing five interceptions. But Arizona football is a different frontier. And that is exactly what happened last night. This was a game that started out with the Cats in a 10-0 hole a mere few minutes into the game and...

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Random Musings and Score Prediction: Oregon wide receiver Johnny Johnson is indicative of everything that is wrong with the Arizona Football program. Johnson was born and raised for most of his childhood in Tucson but wasn’t viewed as “Arizona Good” by ex-UA football coach Rich Rodriguez. Four years later Johnson is an all conference player at a position that Arizona...

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This isn’t going to be an article where we look for ways that Arizona can beat the number three ranked team in the country. Take your Draft Kings money and bet on the Ducks. Arizona has less than a zero percent chance of winning this game. And while Arizona Football doesn’t have anywhere near near the built in advantages Oregon...

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