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Imagine Ray Smith in February with his athleticism and control and by then, his experience.
Ray Smith with the dunk. pic.twitter.com/fUJzJhsttk
Be interested to see how they play on same side of the ball.
Red-Blue over. Be very excited about transfer forwards (Anderson, 15 and 8) and Tollefsen (13 and 8). All-around skills.
All substance with little flash in other words.
Ryan Anderson is going to be the guy that you don't think is doing anything and then you look up and he has 15 and 8
Another impression of Tollefsen:
Two words to describe Tollefsen "active" and "savvy"
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Not many others can match a foursome of Kaleb Tarczewski, Dusan Ristic, Ryan Anderson and Mark Tollefsen — three seniors and an experienced foreign player.
Know it's only Red-Blue but w/how Ristic, Tollefsen & Anderson playing (w/no Zeus today) #ArizonaWildcats one of best frontcourts in nation
Kaleb Tarczewski missed the scrimmage to nurse an ankle injury while Gabe York finished with 10 points and three rebounds.
HUGE cheer for Gabe. Followed by the required rumbling of Zeuuuuuuuuus.
Final Box Score pic.twitter.com/jUvwtWj7gh
And that’ll do it for Arizona’s 2015 Red-Blue game pic.twitter.com/aTyG1HCUXe
Stanley Johnson and Channing Frye were inducted into Arizona’s Ring of Honor.
Lute Olson on hand to take Frye's jersey at midcourt.
The day stated with good news for Sean Miller and Co. as Finland power forward prospect Lauri Markkanen verbally committed to the program.
New UA commit Lauri Markkanen is in the front row at McKale, along with 2017 five-star guard Troy Brown and other recruits/families.
T.J. McConnell weighing in from Philadelphia
Wish I could be in Tucson to see my boys during the red blue game! Going to be a special season in front of the best fans in college bball!
T.J. McConnell still rules in McKale. Crowd here loves moment in pregame video when he kisses floor and waves to fans.
Tollefsen’s day included winning the dunk contest with an under-and-up maneuver between the legs for the slam.
Anderson shows his finishing skills.
PJC to the hoop. Anderson with the put back dunk. pic.twitter.com/pDo0uNS76z
Smith finished with two assists and eight points in 20 minutes
Ray Smith's passing ability was something that was overlooked a bit but Miller loves it
Justin Simon tallied two steals in 15 minutes.
The last play from Arizona just showed why both Justin Simon and Ray Smith are at Arizona … steal by Simon transition assist for Smith
The highest profile freshman recruit Allonzo Trier contributed nine points on 4-of-9 shooting. Amazed that he missed his two free-throw attempts. Such a pure shooter.
Allonzo Trier showing right now what he was brought to Tucson to do … score
It will be interesting to see how Miller fits that type of dominant-scoring mentality into his system this season with the freshman
Allonzo gets intro'd. pic.twitter.com/s4oH6ER7wa
Game ended with 20 of the 35 field goals made included an assist. Important early in terms of team play, being on same page, etc.
Noticed that in scrimmage game, where 1-on-1 play likely to happen, 16 of 24 FGs made have come with an assist. That's a good sign.
True elites have sold-out scrimmages