Arizona Basketball

Sean Miller Talks Arizona Wildcats Hoops With Brian Jeffries


Arizona coach Sean Miller took part in his form of social-distancing interviews by fielding questions from longtime Arizona broadcaster Brian Jeffries via a video conference that was published tonight on YouTube by the university.

The topics discussed in the video (timeline provided by the Arizona media relations department):

0:57 – How the team was informed of the cancellation of the Pac-12 Tournament

1:53 – Zeke Nnaji, Nico Mannion and Josh Green declaring for the NBA Draft

3:40 – Communicating with the team during COVID-19

6:44 – Key to Arizona’s success on the defensive end in 2019-20

8:55 – Discussing Jordan Brown and James Akinjo

13:28 – Signee Dalen Terry

15:05 – International recruiting process and philosophy

18:09 – Signee Daniel Batcho

19:25 – Signee Kerr Kriisa

21:10 – Signee Benn Mathurin

22:50 – Signee Tibet Gorener

24:45 – Grad transfers (Stone Gettings and Max Hazzard)

27:58 – Grad transfer Terrell Brown Jr.

29:13 – Comments on Ira Lee

30:10 – Comments on Jemarl Baker Jr.

31:14 – Comments on Christian Koloko

33:12 – Looking back at 2019-20 season and what could have been in the NCAA Tournament


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ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com 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 CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, 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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