After Sunday’s loss to Pac-12 bottom-dwellers California 55-54, Arizona was still able to secure a first-round bye as the fourth seed in the Pac-12 tournament.
Now, Arizona will have to face rival ASU, the No. 5 seed, or it will have a chance at revenge against No. 12 California. Whoever the opponent is, one thing is sure: Arizona holds its own destiny when it comes to hosting games in Tucson for the NCAA tournament.
Here are some interviews with Aari McDonald and Sam Thomas as the team gets ready for it’s trip to Las Vegas. The play the Cal-ASU winner at 12:30 p.m. on Friday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The game will be televised on the Pac-12 Network and broadcast on KTUC (1400-AM).
Coach Adia Barnes has led Arizona into uncharted territory by getting a first-round bye in the Pac-12 tournament. Barnes talks about what that means for the program and how difficult it is to win three games in three days.