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UCLA Beats Arizona To Win Pac-12 Tournament

UCLA defeated Arizona by a final score of 75-71 to win the 2014 Pac-12 Conference Tournament.

Kyle Anderson was named Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Nick Johnson, Aaron Gordon, Joseph Young, Askia Booker and Chasson Randle.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Johnson, Gordon Headline Pac-12 Awards

Nick Johnson of Arizona has been named Pac-12 Player of the Year.

Johnson was joined on the All-Pac-12 First Team by Aaron Gordon, Jordan Adams, Kyle Anderson, Jahii Carson, Justin Cobbs, Dwight Powell, Chasson Randle, Josh Scott and Delon Wright.

Gordon was also named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year.

On the All-Pac-12 Second Team are Jordan Bachynski, T.J. McConnell, Roberto Nelson, C.J. Wilcox and Joseph Young.

Bachynski was also named Defensive Player of the Year.

Joining Gordon on the All-Freshman Team are Bryce Alford, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Zach Lavine and Nigel Williams-Goss.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Source: Trevon Bluiett Set To Visit UCLA, To Make Stop Next Stop At Purdue

Trevon Bluiett will take a visit to UCLA this weekend, and has plans to visit Purdue next weekend, according to a source.

Bluiett averaged 27.8 points and nine rebounds last season as a junior at Park Tudor HS in Indianapolis.

A 6-foot-6 guard, Bluiett is ranked No. 46 in the 2014 class by Rivals.

Via Kyle Neddenriep/Indianapolis Star

Aaron Gordon Runs 5:22 Mile

Aaron Gordon came in second in the Arizona Wildcats' annual mile run, finishing in 5:22:00.

Gordon finished one second behind Nick Johnson, a 6-foot-3 guard who started all 35 games for the Wildcats last season.

Gordon's conditioning and work ethic have drawn high praise from Sean Miller.

Via Bruce Pascoe/Arizona Daily Star

Sean Miller: 'Unfair' Comparison Between Aaron Gordon, Blake Griffin

Aaron Gordon’s athleticism and motor have drawn comparison to Blake Griffin.

“I think it’s unfair to put that on Aaron,” said Sean Miller, who will coach Gordon at Arizona this season. “I don’t know if he’s as much of a post player as Blake Griffin is. Aaron might not even be as big physically as Blake Griffin. ... But he does some other things that are much different. He’s much more fluid away from the basket entering his freshman year, I think if you would make that comparison at equal time, than Blake Griffin [was]. The one thing they share is athleticism in and around the basket or in transition.”

Gordon has shown the ability to play both inside and out.

“What he does, he does a little bit of everything,” Miller said. “And he can really handle the ball. He’s an unselfish passer, he’s great in transition. He can rebound at both ends. From a defensive perspective, it’s like he’s an upperclassman. He can guard a variety of players. And he takes that part of his game seriously. ... I’m almost describing an older player and yet Aaron just turned 18 years old.”

Via Myron Medcalf/ESPN
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