“I see us being very active in all three areas — the draft, free agency and trades,” Carlisle said. “And it’s going to be a long summer because we’re going to be involved in everything. And so it’s one of the reasons I’m excited because I think there are going to be some terrific opportunities out there. We’ve got to get the team younger, we’ve got to get the team better.” ESPN.com
Damian Lillard wants to be on a Top 10 list and he isn’t thinking about the Late Show with David Letterman. “I think I can get drafted in the top 10,” Lillard says. “That’s my goal, that’s where I want to get drafted at and it’s possible, so I’m just going to do everything in my power to make it happen.” Standard-Examiner (more…)
By Chris Ramirez
Tucson, AZ - The school announced Tuesday that guards Mark Lyons and T.J. McConnell, and forward Matt Korcheck signed to play for the University of Arizona
Lyons has one year of eligibility left after graduating from Xavier. He averaged 15.1 points and helped the Musketeers reach the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament.
Korcheck, a 6-foot-9 sophomore from Tucson, averaged 14.7 points and 6.5 rebounds for Cochise College in 2011-12. He will have two seasons of eligibility left.
McConnell will not be eligible to play next season after transferring from Duquesne, where he averaged 11.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.8 steals last season. He has two years of eligibility remaining.