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Some big hoops recruiting news before the Gonzaga game

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There are two widely-agreed upon names left on Sean Miller's recruiting radar, and one of them has set their date to visit the Arizona Wildcats and campus. Josh Jackson will be in town December 19th for the UNLV game (a Rebels team that beat Oregon Friday night). Jackson talked with Scout's Evan Daniels about the benefits of playing under Sean Miller for Team USA and more about his recruitment from the other top schools on his list, including UNLV

- We know a lot about coaches having to live up to unreachable standards, and the same is true at Gonzaga

The Slipper Still Fits gives a great look at Saturday's matchup in Spokane, and what the key things to watch will be

- Sounds like there were a lot of issues with getting tickets distributed for this game by Gonzaga

- Myron Medcalf has Gonzaga winning this game 85-78. Damontas Sabonis could be the key player for the Zags as they attack a Zeus-less Arizona team

- Jay Bilas will be calling Saturday's game. He has Gonzaga 14th and Arizona 24th in his Bilas Index of the top 68 teams in college basketball

- This Arizona/Gonzaga game is just one of a bunch of important games in the sport this weekend

Football

- What will it take for a Pac-12/SEC bowl game? Ted Miller explains, and it's not something that would likely happen in the near future

- We took a look at potential names to take over for Rich Rodriguez if he does indeed leave for South Carolina. He interviewed with Ray Tanner on Friday

Baseball

- The team had an ugly Christmas sweater pasta dinner party

Other sports

- Swimming continued its successful trip to Austin on Friday

- Men's tennis' Naoki Takeda is really good, and has had an interesting path to where he is today

- Volleyball failed to win a set in its first round matchup against Western Kentucky

- Women's basketball will be playing Pacific in McKale during the Gonzaga game

Tucson news

- The Richter trial is over, and they were found guilty on all charges

- The city is about to have a hiring freeze