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  1. Five things: Arizona advances to Sweet 16

    Myron Medcalf

    SAN DIEGO -- Here are five observations from Arizona's 84-61 win over Gonzaga in the third round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday night at Viejas Arena in San Diego: Aaron Gordon is ridiculous: Yes, the freshman is a highlight machine. In the firs...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  2. Tournament preview: Pac-12

    Myron Medcalf

    The Pac-12 has followed the script for the most part. Entering this season, anyone could recognize Arizona's perch atop the conference with McDonald's All American Aaron Gordon joining one of the nation's best frontcourts. Steve Alford, meanwh...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  3. Weekend Homework: Arizona on the road

    Myron Medcalf

    If there are any weaknesses on this Arizona roster -- and there are few -- then they can all be summed up like this: Sometimes even the best have bad nights, especially on the road. That's the only legitimate explanation for what happened to No. 1...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  4. Tarczewski, Ashley key for Arizona vs. Duke

    Myron Medcalf

    Arizona is not the Aaron Gordon show. The entertaining, explosive and skilled forward might be the addition that helps the Wildcats win the Pac-12 and make a run in the NCAA tournament. But his presence enhances a frontcourt that boasted two promi...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  5. Gordon belongs with top freshmen

    Myron Medcalf

    Aaron Gordon doesn't belong in a box. That much was obvious as he diced up San Diego State in No. 6 Arizona's 69-60 road win over the Aztecs on Thursday night. As the Wildcats began to unravel in the final minutes -- most of the team's starters ha...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  6. Miller: 'Unfair' to compare Gordon to Griffin

    Myron Medcalf

    Aaron Gordon earned MVP honors for the national U19 team that won a gold medal at the FIBA world championships in July. The No. 4 recruit in the 2013 class (per RecruitingNation) anchors Sean Miller's incoming recruiting class. The accolades that ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  7. Time to talk about Aaron Gordon, Arizona

    Myron Medcalf

    In 2011, I attended the USA Basketball tryouts for the U16 squad that eventually won the FIBA world championship in Mexico City. Some of the best preps in America competed in that event in Colorado Springs, Colo. Jabari Parker, Tyus Jones, Jahlil ...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  8. Coaches weigh impact of top new recruits

    Myron Medcalf

    We won't see another college basketball game for about seven months. That's a long time. But the players in the highly touted 2013 recruiting class will reach their respective campuses soon. Future Arizona forward Aaron Gordon (No. 4 in the 20...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  9. Observations from Saturday night's games

    Myron Medcalf

    A few observations from another exciting Saturday evening in college basketball ... Let's talk about Alex Len: The 7-foot-1 sophomore from Ukraine got paid Saturday. Settle down, NCAA. No runners were involved. But the young man clearly elevated h...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  10. The players who made Calhoun a success

    Myron Medcalf

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun will announce his retirement Thursday, per ESPN.com's Andy Katz. Calhoun's career spans more than 40 years. He's sixth among Division I coaches with 873 wins. He's won three national titles. A variety of talented play...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  11. Will Illini fans accept another Gordon?

    Myron Medcalf

    So, former Indiana star Eric Gordon has a little brother. His name is Eron Gordon. And yes, he plays basketball. Very well, according to various reports. Some of college basketball's power players have already corralled the young stud from Indiana...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  12. Hilltoppers keep fighting, come back again

    Myron Medcalf

    DAYTON, Ohio -- "Wow. I don't know where to begin." That's how Ray Harper started his postgame news conference following his team's 59-58 win over Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday at the University of Dayton Arena. With President Barack Obam...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  13. Rapid Reax: W. Kentucky 59, MVSU 58

    Myron Medcalf

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Reaction from Western Kentucky's 59-58 win over Mississippi Valley State: Overview: Western Kentucky and Mississippi Valley State kicked off the NCAA tournament Tuesday night at the University of Dayton Arena. The stakes were both ...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  14. Top 10 Thursday: Leaders

    Myron Medcalf

    These are the "locker room guys." Some of them fill up the stat sheets. Others don't. But if you're a coach, you want these guys on your roster because of their undeniable leadership skills. 1. Draymond Green (Michigan State) -- Last season, the ...

    Blog | February 16, 2012