Making the Case For T.J. McConnell

The top tier of the NBA Draft features a wide variety of 19-year-olds oozing with upside and potential to become a future All-Star. But when looking towards the second round, it can be tough to project which players will become NBA contributors. While upside and athleticism may rise as the draft nears, basketball IQ and toughness may get overlooked in the process. As a player that...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona guard T.J. McConnell: 'I'm just here so I don't get fined'

After the No. 6-ranked Arizona Wildcats wrecked the Oregon Ducks 90-56 in Tuscon on Wednesday night, senior guard T.J. McConnell decided to spice up the postgame news conference with a line from another show in town. Watch as McConnell drops Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch's Super Bowl XLIX Media Day comment: McConnell scored 10 points on perfect 5-5 shooting and added five...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Pac-12 champions escape physical Beavers

Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Pac-12 champions escape physical Beavers Sean Miller called Oregon State the “most physical team we’ve played all season”. Even though the Wildcats are already regular season Pac-12 champions, Wednesday night’s game at Oregon State proved to be a true test for Arizona before entering the tournament. While Arizona ultimately endured the Beavers  74-69...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Basketball: CAL/Oregon game previews

Arizona could afford to shoot 36% from the field when they held Stanford scoreless for almost nine minutes in the second half. A three pointer by Nick Johnson with 51 seconds remaining proved to be the difference in the game. After squeezing out a 60-57 win Wednesday night in Palo Alto, the Wildcats inner conference play looks to ramp up with upcoming games against CAL and Oregon...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Basketball: The Fish that saved Tucson

At 10 years old, Miller appeared in a cameo for “The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh” starring NBA great Julius Erving. Miller was briefly shown dribbling three basketballs at an open tryout for the Pittsburgh Pythons. The Pittsburgh Pythons clearly made a mistake when they passed up a 10-year-old Sean Miller, in the 1979 Cult Classic “The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh”. At an imposing 4...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Overnight insight: Arizona basketball runs past Augustana

T.J. McConnell contributed three steals Monday night (Photo Credit: Arizona Athletics)   Arizona basketball unofficially opened their season monday night with an 84-52 exhibition victory over Augustana College. After looking sloppy in past years in early season exhibition contests, the Wildcats rode newcomer T.J. McConnell (12 pts, 8 ast, 3 stl, 0 TO) and returnees Nick  Johnson...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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