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Sonoran Hot Reads: Ira Lee down to Arizona, Cal and Oregon

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The Wildcats might be on the verge of landing another highly-ranked prospect

NCAA Basketball: Pac-12 Conference Tournament-Arizona vs Oregon Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

We are now less than four weeks away from the Red-Blue Game, which is typically when Arizona Wildcats basketball recruiting really starts to heat up. Five-star forward Ira Lee has already announced he’ll be visiting for the intrasquad scrimmage, and as expected, he trimmed his list to three schools, with Arizona, Cal and Oregon on that list. As of Sunday night, the Wildcats had 83% of Lee’s Crystal Ball predictions. UA seems to be in good shape on this one

- Stanley Johnson is ready to take a big step forward in his career this year

Football

- Arizona beat Hawai’i 47-28 on Saturday. You can find all of our postgame analysis of that game in here

- Next up is Washington. Here’s our early look at what the Wildcats will face in the Pac-12 opener

- Be sure to get your votes in for this week’s Pac-12 Power Rankings

- Arizona running back commit Nathan Tilford is killing it at his new high school

- Braxton Burmeister is the future at QB for Arizona. Here are highlights of his 7 TD game this weekend. Get caught up on all the commits’ performances from this weekend

- Nate Phillips was named Hard Edge Player of the Week after picking up three catches a week after missing the game due to a shoulder injury

- Shoutout to Arizona Sports for using my picture of Saturday’s halftime as their cover photo for this

Baseball

- Zach Gibbons and Cody Ramer took home the Pioneer League title with the Orem Owlz

- The current team was at the Diamondbacks’ game on Sunday

- RHP commit Roman Phansalkar struck out nine guys in three innings at a Perfect Game wood bat tournament

- Steve Selsky hit his first career home run for the Reds over the weekend

Other sports

- A couple of men’s tennis players had an underwhelming weekend

- Here are some photos from cross country’s meet from this weekend

- Volleyball went undefeated at this weekend’s Butler Invitational

Tucson news

- There was a pretty major crash on State Route 77 out by Oracle

- Tucson Tamale Company has issued a recall on some of its tamale products