Bruce Pascoe of the Arizona Daily Star writes about how the Wildcats, now back under .500, looked more like the erratic team of two months ago.
And check out this endorsement of Jerome Randle from UA freshman MoMo Jones: “Jerome hit some tough shots, some big shots, and that’s what great players do. He showed a lot of people he should be Pac-10 player of the year.”
Down at Stanford, meanwhile, Arizona State coach Herb Sendek said center Eric Boateng “wouldn’t let us lose.” The Sun Devils beat the Cardinal 68-60 to set up Saturday’s showdown at Haas Pavilion for the Pac-10 title.
“Coach will sit here and tell you that it’s just another game, but we’re playing for first place in the Pac-10 with two games (left) at home,” senior Derek Glasser said. “This is as big as it gets.”