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  1. Sean Miller: ‘we may not be that good’

    Sep 29, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    Sean Miller

    Expectations are higher than they have ever been for Sean Miller at Arizona. Fresh off of a run to the Sweet 16 and with a dynamite 2013 recruiting class consisting of Aaron Gordon and Rondae Jefferson, the Wildcats will most likely open the season as a Top 5 team. And, why shouldn’t they be ranked…

  2. Is Sean Miller concerned about Arizona’s perimeter game?

    Aug 27, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT

    Sean Miller

    Arizona is a sure bet to begin the season ranked in the Top 10, and may even crack the Top 5. They have one of the top recruits in the country in Aaron Gordon who will make his presence immediately felt. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson will be one of the top freshmen in the country next year, alongside…

  3. Solomon Hill, Mark Lyons help No. 7 Arizona outlast Stanford

    Feb 6, 2013, 11:24 PM EDT

    Mark Lyons Solomon Hill

    For a team that has so much youth in its regular rotation, it was Arizona’s two seniors who powered the Wildcats to a win over an upstart Stanford team Wednesday night. Mark Lyons scored a season-high 25 points and Solomon Hill had 23, the two accounting for nearly 66 percent of Arizona’s overall offensive output…

  4. Mark Lyons wins point guard showdown in Arizona victory over Arizona State

    Jan 19, 2013, 8:15 PM EDT

    Mark Lyons

    Mark Lyons scored 24 points on 8-of-15 shooting to lead No. 7 Arizona past Arizona State, 71-54, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz., on Saturday. Arizona-Arizona State was hyped for much of the week, due in large part to the backcourt matchup of Lyons and point guard Jahii Carson for Arizona State. It had…

  5. Xavier transfer Mark Lyons commits to Arizona

    May 6, 2012, 3:04 PM EDT


    Xavier transfer Mark Lyons is officially headed to Arizona, he tweeted Sunday afternoon. “Excited to be a wildcat!!!!!!!” the tweet reads. Lyons left Xavier in April and it was rumored from the beginning that he could end up at Arizona. Wildcat coach Sean Miller recruited Lyons while he was the head coach at Xavier, and…

  6. Report: Mark Lyons will not return to Xavier, could transfer

    Apr 22, 2012, 11:34 AM EDT

    MarkLyons’s Jeff Goodman is reporting that guard Mark Lyons will not return to Xavier in 2012-13. Goodman’s sources say that off-court and on-court incidents could have played into the decision. Lyons was suspended for two games early in the year for his part in the Cincinnati-Xavier brawl that took place December 10. On the year,…