Arizona Basketball

Video: Alkins talks about his shorter shorts among other things

LAS VEGAS — Kobi Simmons laughed at Rawle Alkins, saying “you’re bugging up,” which means “tripping out” during my interview with Alkins on Friday night.

In his own peculiar way, Alkins touched on why Arizona has flipped the switch after the loss to UCLA two weeks ago.

He also commented on why his shorts ride slightly higher, old school style, than what is seen of his teammates.

“Hopefully, I’m bringing out a new style,” he said. “Hopefully some people start joining me.”

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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