World Wide Wildcats — News of UA athletes new and oldby Anthony Gimino on Nov. 12, 2009, under Sports
Welcome to our second installment of WWW. We lead off with a former football coach who writes a periodic newspaper column … you be the judge at which job he is better at.
Palm Springs Desert Sun: Ex-Arizona coach John Mackovic writes that the man who succeeded him, Mike Stoops, is one of the top two candidates for Pac-10 Coach of the Year.
Wildaboutazcats.com: Ranking the top 10 backcourts in Arizona history. No. 1 on this list? Khalid Reeves and Damon Stoudamire.
NBA.com: Former Wildcat Andre Iguodala is known for his highlight dunks with the Philadelphia 76ers, but this story examines his defense and ranks as one of the league’s top two-way players. Says Sixers coach Eddie Jordan: “I call him ‘TCP.’ The complete package.”
USA Today: Ex-Cat Josh Pastner, the new head coach at Memphis, signed one of the nation’s top basketball classes this week.
Rivals.com: Ranking the Top 25 college basketball coaches. No. 1 is North Carolina’s Roy Williams, followed by Michigan Stats’ Tom Izzo and Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski. Where does Sean Miller fall on the list?
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