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Morning links: A tough task in Tucson today for the Huskies

Post by Christian Caple on Jan. 4, 2014 at 6:00 am with No Comments »
January 4, 2014 12:09 am
Arizona's Nick Johnson goes to the basket for an easy lay-up against Fairleigh Dickinson in the first half of an college NCAA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 in Tucson, Ariz. This is in the first round of the Preseason NIT. (AP Photo/John Miller)
Arizona’s Nick Johnson goes to the basket for an easy lay-up against Fairleigh Dickinson in the first half of an college NCAA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 in Tucson, Ariz. This is in the first round of the Preseason NIT. (AP Photo/John Miller)

FROM TUCSON — Washington’s men’s basketball team faces its toughest challenge of the season today at 11 a.m. when it visits Arizona at McKale Center. We have more on that in our daily selection of links.

— Here’s our advance of the game, focusing on Arizona’s defensive acumen and the matchup of the Huskies’ four-guard lineup with the Wildcats’ big men.

— And here’s the advance from The Seattle Times.

— And a good breakdown of the matchup from the Arizona Daily Star.

— Some additional analysis of Washington’s victory over Arizona State.

— There’s only one other game today, with Oregon State visiting Utah. The Utes don’t have any time to feel sorry for themselves after Thursday’s loss to Oregon. The return of Eric Moreland helped the Beavers improve their defense in a close loss at Colorado.

— Colorado is trying to figure out how to combat zone defenses.

Christian Caple can be reached at christian.caple@thenewstribune.com. Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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