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Sonoran Hot Reads: Sean Miller named USA Basketball Coach of the Year

One last honor from the U19 team's gold medal run

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Sean Miller wasn't exactly in a great mood at the beginning of Wednesday's game against NAU, but he should have been. Earlier in the day, he was named USA Basketball's co-Coach of the Year, along with Dawn Staley, who coached the U19 women's counterpart to Miller's team. Miller, along with Allonzo Trier, went to Greece and won the U19 gold medal at the World Championships over the summer

- Before Wednesday's blowout win of NAU, Jay Bilas ranked Arizona as the 15th-best team in the country

Gilbert Arenas has become a pretty awful human being

Football

- Here's an early look at potential returning starters from around the Pac-12 for next year. That list does not include USC star Su'a Cravens, as he decided to declare for the draft on Wednesday

- It's taken four years, but Bob Davie has breathed new life into the New Mexico program

- Here's the full stats breakdown from Bill Connelly for the New Mexico Bowl

- We answered Mountain West Connection's questions about the game. Look for their answers about New Mexico later on Thursday

- Be sure to read this incredible, in-depth piece on former Wildcat Brandon Sanders

- The team traveled to New Mexico Wednesday, and got a nice welcome. Then they went and played arcade games

Other sports

- Assistant swim coach Matt Grevers set the world record in the 100-meter backstroke this past weekend

- Volleyball player Penina Snuka was named honorable mention All-America

Tucson news

- Tucson continues to show its inability to cope with cold weather

- Be on the lookout for coyotes on the Northeast side