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Arizona basketball roundtable: How we will remember the 2014-15 season

Was it a disappointment? Success? Somewhere in the middle?

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With the season over, it's time to reflect on what was for the Arizona Wildcats.

How will you remember the 2014-15 basketball season?

Gabe Encinas: I'll remember this season as the best since 2001. This team hit some bumps in the road in the middle of the season but went on an absolute tear down the stretch of the season, later to be crowned Pac-12 regular season and tournament champs. I do believe that this is Sean Miller's best team he's assembled at Arizona, making the loss a little more frustrating.

Zach Tennen: The first thing I will remember is, of course, the outcome. Arizona lost to Wisconsin in the Elite Eight for the second consecutive year. I am not going to simply lie to you because I believe most people, like it or not, will remember that. On the other hand, I take nothing away from Arizona because it competed to the best of its abilities. At the end of the day, that is all you can ask for. Additionally, it is not like the Wildcats did not have another extremely successful season. They finished the year with a record of 34-4, one of which you cannot be disappointed with.

David Potts: For what could have been. Our season was fantastic, but if we were in a different regional (with Villanova or Duke instead of Wisconsin), if Stanley doesn't get poked in the eye, or if Sam Dekker misses just a couple of those ridiculous, it still hurts to think about.

Ben Leech: This season will be remembered as a great team who ran into some awful luck in the biggest game of the year. Also, want to add that this was one of Sean Miller's best coaching jobs at Arizona. He had no clear go-to guy amongst some talented players, had to fight some selfish play and ultimately got the team to play its best basketball in March.

Will you be rooting for Wisconsin in the Final Four?

GE: No. If there's one team I wanted to win the national championship other than Arizona it would be Kentucky. I want them to make history and go 40-0. Everyone can hate on the team, Calipari and his system, but that's hands down the best team in the country. You just have to appreciate the success of that team. They go about nine deep and those nine could go start at virtually any program in the country.

ZT: I cannot exactly say who I am rooting for. I am just going to sit back and enjoy the show. I will be happy for whichever team wins the big dance.

DP: No. Not at all. Not after this or this or this. I'm bitter. I would rather Kentucky steamroll everyone so I can't wonder what could have been if we got past Wisconsin.

BL: Let me think...N-O, NO! I did last year because it was Bo Ryan's first trip to the Final Four and his pedigree is similar to Sean Miller's. However I will not this year because although I don't like the one-and-done system that Kentucky does, they are a great team and I would like to see them pull off the undefeated season.