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Sonoran Hot Reads: Kobi Simmons has Arizona in final three schools

Maybe a late run at one of the top 2016 prospects?

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Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats still have a few moves to make in the 2016 recruiting class apparently. With the upheaval at UNLV, the 18th-ranked prospect in the 2016 class, Kobi Simmons, has decided to include Arizona in his final three schools

It seems likely that Simmons is headed to Ohio State, but Wildcat fans have hope again

- Also on the basketball recruiting front, Harry Froling is in Tucson this week

- Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar remembers what it was like to see Allonzo Trier back in fourth grade. Unfortunately, Sean Miller will be searching for ways to replace his star freshman this week

- John Gasaway takes a look at a wide-open Pac-12 along with break downs of the other major conferences

- Arizona dropped 16 spots to 21st in ESPN's national power rankings, the biggest freefall of any team


- According to the Wall Street Journal, Arizona is the 44th-most valuable college football program in the country

- Khalil Tate has moved into his new locker in Arizona Stadium

Jeff Long will no longer be the chairman of the College Football Playoff committee

- Nick Foles is moving closer to Tucson as the Rams are officially heading back to Los Angeles. They'll join USC in the Coliseum until they have a new stadium built

- It's way too early to talk about next year, but Arizona is 10th in the way-too-early ESPN power rankings for 2016. It's way too early because Arizona has to find an entirely new defensive coaching staff after Matt Caponi left for West Virginia on Tuesday


- There are five Pac-12 teams in D1Baseball's preseason Top 15. It's going to be an interesting year in this conference

Other sports

- Softball was out delivering season tickets

- Junior diver Sally Hackett talks her transition from Australia, and how she'll be a vet in Hawaii in five years

Tucson news

- You will be able to fly to Europe from LAX or SFO for as low as $199 in the near future

- If you happen to win the Powerball jackpot Wednesday night, these are the things you could buy in and around Tucson with your newfound wealth. After you give me some of it of course

- A car crashed into the Panera Bread in Oro Valley

- There was an officer-involved shooting at the Walgreens at Ina and Oracle