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Sonoran Hot Reads: Will Nick Wilson get 1,000 rushing yards in 2016?

Is a 1,000 yard rusher in Arizona's near future?

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Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

After a season filled with injury, Nick Wilson's value to the Arizona Wildcats offense became even more obvious than it was before 2015. As we head into his junior year, injuries are still a major question, but there are also lofty goals for the talented running back. ESPN wondered if each Pac-12 team would have a 1,000 yard rusher this year, and Arizona is in "Good Shape". Their reasoning:

As a true freshman, Nick Wilson had a monster season with 1,375 yards -- including 17 total touchdowns. His health likely determines Arizona's shot at a 1,000-yard rusher. Even though he was injured as a sophomore, he still had 725 yards. Last year was the first time in the Rich Rodriguez era that Arizona didn't have a 1K rusher. If Wilson returns to form, that should be a one-year anomaly.

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Basketball

- Channing Frye had 12 points in Cleveland's Game Four loss to Toronto

Baseball

- Steve Selsky realized his dream as well as his father's when he got called up by the Reds this weekend

House of Sparky's baseball bracketology has Arizona going to Oxford and please no

Softball

- Does Arizona have enough pitching to make it back to Oklahoma City? Anthony Gimino thinks so. I'm not really sold on a two-pitch pitcher being able to make it out of a Super Regional

- Those Super Regional times have been announced. Arizona and Auburn will start play Saturday at 3:30 PM PT on ESPN2

Other sports

- Women's golf came up just short of making the eight-team match play championship. 17-year-old freshman Haley Moore finished T-2nd in the individual competition though

- Apparently the only two decent pictures this week were of Gerhard de Beer

Tucson news

- Non-stop flights from Tucson to JFK? Yes please

- Sweet road rage Tucson peeps: