Posted November 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
Speaking in the hallway with his mentor just a few feet away, Northern Arizona coach Jack Murphy relived his return to Arizona's McKale Center. Catching up with friends before and after the game? That was great. While the ball was bouncing around? That didn't go so well. A former student manager under Arizona coach Lute Olson, Murphy had a difficult return to his old stomping grounds, watching helplessly as the ninth-ranked Wildcats ran over his Lumberjacks 93-50 on Wednesday night. ''It's like going to a service academy: It's great before and great after, but during it was awful,'' Murphy said as Olson leaned against a wall waiting to speak to him. Arizona (4-0) rolled through its first three games, but hadn't played since beating Long Beach State on Nov. 19. Showing no signs of rust from an eight-day break, the Wildcats overwhelmed the Lumberjacks from the get-go, dropping in 3-pointers and soaring in for dunks while building an 18-point l...
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