Keep the ladder handy. Don’t put away the scissors.
By doing nothing this week, the Arizona Wildcats have not-played their way back into contention for a share of the Pac-12 title, enjoying the view while the league front-runners took a collective face-plant near the finish line.
If everything continues to go UA’s way Saturday — the final day of the regular season — Sean Miller and his guys could be snipping the nets at McKale Center.
On other hand, the Cats could still drop to a fifth seed for next week’s conference tournament in Las Vegas and miss out on the first-round bye that goes to the top four seeds.
Yeah, plenty at stake Saturday when Arizona State comes to McKale Center.
“Tying for first, that means a lot,” Miller said. “A lot of things would have to go our way, including us beating ASU. That’s the focus for us.”