Arizona Basketball

Video: Allen talks Trier-Markkanen threat, Oregon and NCAA tournament placement

LAS VEGAS — Arizona senior Kadeem Allen fielded questions from myself and Arizona Daily Star reporter Bruce Pascoe after Friday night’s win over UCLA.

Allen touched on the invincibility of Arizona when Allonzo Trier and Lauri Markkanen are clicking on all cylinders, the change in the team since losing to UCLA at home and the 85-58 loss at Oregon leaving a bad taste in his mouth.

He also talked about the desire of Arizona to stay out West for the NCAA tournament to have a feeling of being more at home.

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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