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The Wildcats are the #1 recruiting class in the nation for the upcoming season. The Wildcats have landed four Rivals Top 150 recruits, all top 50 players in the country, three of them being 5-star recruits. Kaleb Tarczewski is the #9 player in the nation; he is a 7’0 center that will help the Wildcats a lot in the frontcourt next season. Grant Jerrett is a 6’9 forward out of California who can really handle the ball for his size. He is the #15 player in the nation. Brandon Ashley is the #23 player in the nation coming in, a 6’8 forward who can really score the basketball. Ashley played his high school ball at the prestigious Findlay Prep in Nevada. Finally, Gabe York, a feisty guard who can dish the ball like no other will join the Zona squad next season. In addition, they return second leading scorer and leading rebounder Solomon Hill for his senior season. Hill will be asked to lead the freshman as the Wildcats look to make a run at Pac 12 Champion.
The Wildcats were NCAA Champions in 1997, runner up in 2001, and made it to the Elite 8 in the 2011 season. In fact, from 1985-2009 the Wildcats made the NCAA tournament for 25 consecutive years. Through those years they have produced some great players including: Steve Kerr, Jason Terry, Damon Stoudamire, Andre Iguodala Mike Bibby, Gilbert Arenas, Jordan Hill, Chase Budinger, Channing Frye, and JerrydBayless. Although they lost as a #1 seed in the NIT this past season, they have hopes of the NCAA Tournament this season. Coach Sean Miller is confident that his Wildcats have the talent to make a push for the Final Four.
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