Originally written on The Dagger  |  Last updated 11/14/11
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 in college, on and off the court." Turner will have to play a major rol...
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