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Sonoran Hot Reads: Arizona basketball recruits visiting Tucson all week

Sean Miller has a few visitors this week

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As Arizona football has its first two-a-days practices on Tuesday, Arizona Wildcats basketball is welcoming several major recruits on campus. According to Rivals, Markelle Fultz was on campus on Monday, and we also know that Jaylen Hands was in Tucson as well, since his dad broke down his visit with Scout ($)

Mitch Lightfoot is also in Tucson. He broke down his top five with Richard Obert, and said of Arizona "Coach (Sean) Miller and his staff, they are uptempo, in your face, and I like that style. I lived in Tuscon for 12 years and UA has a tremendous program." Arizona fans will like his take on ASU and Bobby Hurley as well.

Andrew Jones was also on campus this week


- The Rams wired up Nick Foles and put a GoPro on his helmet during practice

- Not to be left out of the recruiting game, the Wildcats offered four-star WR/S Demetric Vance. Vance is currently committed to Michigan State

- ESPN has Arizona 18th in their initial power rankings. Scout has Scooby Wright III as the Pac-12 Defensive MVP, the Wildcats fourth in the South, and Cayleb Jones as a first-team WR.

- If you missed it, Carter Wood is officially done for the year and his college career is done as well. We'll have a lot more on the offensive line in the coming days


- Kevin Newman was promoted to Class-A West Virginia, and picked up his first hit at that level. He talked about his new team after the game

- Bobby Dalbec had a very powerful year. Scott Terrell breaks down all the numbers

Other sports

Volleyball practice is underway

- The Pac-12 had a fun typo when announcing the women's soccer coaches preseason picks

- Is hummingbird watching a sport? It is now with U of A's webcam focused on a hummingbird nest

Tucson news

- The Sun Tran strike rages on

- People are stealing mail from the Sahuarita post office