Arizona Basketball

Video: Trier talks defending Ball, looks ahead to Oregon

LAS VEGAS — Allonzo Trier talked with us reporters after scoring 20 points with four assists in Arizona’s 86-75 victory over UCLA on Friday night at the T-Mobile Arena.

Trier touched on his assignment helping to guard Lonzo Ball, who scored only eight points and finished with four turnovers. Trier also talked about how deadly he and Lauri Markkanen — his roommate — can be when they are on their game.

Next up is Oregon, which defeated Arizona 85-58 in Eugene, Ore., on Feb. 4. Trier touched on the championship matchup as well.

The video:

FOLLOW @JAVIERJMORALES ON TWITTER! publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports,, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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