The Arizona Wildcats take on a dangerous Oregon State team tonight; the Beavers are tall, athletic and aggressive.
“I think Craig Robinson has done as good a job rebuilding his program as any coach in the country,” UA coach Sean Miller said of OSU’s fourth-year head coach. “He’s recruited very well.”
Oregon State has only one senior — forward Kevin McShane — and he ranks only 10th on the team in scoring. OSU, which defeated Cal last week and took Stanford to four overtimes before losing, is formidable right now … and just wait until next year, Miller said.
“They can be really, really good,” he said.
Arizona swept two games from the Beavers last season but lost three consecutive games to Oregon State before that. Both teams are 11-5 entering tonight’s game. Let’s look at a few keys: