No. 10 Arizona is fresh off a sweep of the Oregon schools beating No. 13 Oregon 57-41 and then handling Oregon State 67-51, improving to 10-2.
It was the Wildcats’ first sweep at McKale Center of the Oregon schools since 2010-11 when Arizona swept them twice, both at home and on the road.
Arizona welcomes Utah and Colorado after sweeping the Mountain Schools on the road for the first time in program history. This time around, the Buffaloes are coming into the desert with momentum after beating previously No. 1 Stanford 77-72 in an overtime thriller.
Arizona first hosts Utah on Friday at 4 p.m. and then plays Colorado on Sunday.
Here are coach Adia Barnes and star guard Aari McDonald talking about the team’s progression throughout the season and discussed how they need to prepare for Utah and Colorado:
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ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com writer Troy Hutchison hails from Tucson and is a lifelong Arizona Wildcats follower. He has been involved in sports journalism over the last two years while taking communications courses at Pima Community College.