Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/23/11
TUCSON Life even at 4-1 isn't all that grand for Sean Miller and his Wildcats. But it should get better. Last week's loss to Mississippi State dropped the Cats from 16 to 23 in the polls, not that it matters much. What do rankings mean in November mean anyway? At this time of year, coaches are looking for progress. Going against 5-1 San Diego State on Wednesday night in McKale Center should provide just that in as much as the Aztecs likely are the best team UA will face to this point in the early season. Miller is looking for "patience and maturity" as UA moves forward. "We're fortunate to be 4-1," Miller said, "but if we were 5-0, to me, I'd look at that as overachieving." Through five games, Miller is seeing progress in many of the newcomers in freshman guard Nick Johnson (the most), Angelo Chol (the middle) and Josiah Turner (gradual). Sidiki Johnson? Well, that's to be determined (more later). "Each game and each week of our season the team gets better," Miller said. ...
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