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Lyons, No. 7 Arizona beat Stanford

Mark Lyons scored a season-high 25 points and led a key stretch in the second half, helping No. 7 Arizona hold off Stanford 73-66 Wednesday night on the 40th anniversary of the first game at the McKale Center. Playing in front of color-coordinated home crowd, Arizona (20-2, 9-2 Pac-12) came out flat and needed most of the first half to catch the Cardinal. The Wildcats stayed close...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

UA's Lyons named Pac-12 Player of the Week

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona point guard Mark Lyons was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week on Monday. Lyons, a senior, led UA to a win over intrastate rival Arizona State on Saturday by totaling 24 points, three rebounds, three assists and three steals in the contest, shooting 53.3 percent (8 for 15) from the field and 100 percent (6 for 6) from the line. He equaled season highs with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Lyons Makes Crazy 3 Point Bank Shot in Arizona Loss to Oregon

Oregon upset #4 ranked Arizona last night 70-66.  It didn't come without a great shot from Arizona guard Mark Lyons.  Lyons is the leading scorer for Arizona and dropped 21 points last night.  Lyons was trying to draw a foul on this jumper and didn't quite get it, but he did get a crazy looking three pointer off the backboard.  If it wasn't enough for Oregon to cash...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona's Mark Lyons went one-on-five with Miami, won

Watch Arizona Wildcat Mark Lyons go at the entire Miami team, fake once, and then hit the incredible layup. #4 UA improved to 11-0 with the 69 - 50 victory over the Hurricanes. **Follow us... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
Via Bob's Blitz
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 10 players: Pac 10

Top 10 players: Pac 10 Allen Crabbe  SG  California- 15.2pts 5.7reb. Crabbe is a terrific shooter and can really get hot, but needs to expand his game. He isn’t a great ball handler which hinders his ability to create his own shots. If he improves there he could become a huge threat. Solomon Hill  SF  Arizona- 12.9pts 7.7reb. He shed some weight in the offseason and has been...
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Coaching vs coachability: Evaluating Mark Lyons to Arizona

When Mark Lyons takes the floor he doesn't feel apprehension, he's not uncomfortable, he's not shy. Mark Lyons likes to shoot. A lot. These days, when young basketball players head to the gym they often say that they're going "to put up shots." Mark Lyons means it. From December 7th to February 1st - a span this year of 14 games - Mark Lyons only once failed...
Via Bloguin Best
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Lyons Will Visit Kansas, Arizona, Kentucky

Mark Lyons is set to visit Kansas, Arizona, and Kentucky after being released from Xavier.
Via RealGM
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Lyons not returning to Xavier

Redshirt junior guard Mark Lyons won't return to Xavier, which is now missing four of its starters from the team that reached the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament last season. Coach Chris Mack announced the mutual decision on Monday, after they'd talked about how the shooting guard needed to change. Mack and Lyons were at odds during the season, when the guard repeatedly...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Xavier announces junior Lyons will not return

CINCINNATI --- Xavier University head basketball coach Chris Mack announced today that redshirt junior guard Mark Lyons will not be returning for the 2012-13 season. After our end of the season meeting with Mark it became apparent that a change for both parties was the right thing moving forward, said Mack. During our meeting expectations were outlined for his fifth and final season...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Lyons To Leave Xavier

Xavier guard Mark Lyons will not return to Xavier, according to a source.
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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