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Aside from the emotional return of Kevin Parrom less than two months after he was shot, the most noteworthy aspect of Arizona's 73-63 victory over Ball State on Sunday was who didn't play for the Wildcats.
Josiah Turner, Arizona's top recruit and one of the Class of 2011's most highly touted point guards, did not get off the bench. Sean Miller told reporters after the game Turner was neither injured nor suspended − it was simply a coach's decision not to insert him into the game.
"No coach is worth his salt if you're not playing the players that are really practicing hard and doing what they're supposed to," Miller told the Arizona Daily Star. "It's very difficult to build a program and try to do the things that we hope to do when that's not in place.
"It's not like he's a bad kid - he's a great kid. But he's just trying to find his way from where he left high school as a true freshman to the adjustment of being...
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Freshman point guard Josiah Turner was heled out of Arizona's game on Sunday against Ball State.
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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Kevin Parrom getting into the game against Ball State was "a last-minute decision." The hug he got from Arizona coach Sean Miller felt like a lifetime in the making.
"It was great," said Parrom, speaking of the hug that came with 32.7 seconds left in what turned out to be Arizona's 73-63 win over Ball State at McKale Center on...
Arizona has gradually improved since a shocking exhibition loss last month, but coach Sean Miller's team still needs to get off to better starts.
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Arizona concludes its season-opening three-game homestand Sunday when it faces Ball State for the first time.