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Game Preview: Northern Arizona at Arizona

Posted by naterb on November 14, 2009

Miller will begin his time under the magnifying glass as Lute's successor Sunday against NAU.It’s Miller Time!

Despite a buffer of two interim coaches, Sean Miller will begin his tenure under the microscope as Lute’s successor.

During the off-season, he had a phenomenal recruiting class, which competes with some of Olson’s best classes, and guided the ‘Cats through a pair of exhibition games. But when it boils down to it, we all know the measurement coaches are judged by – winning games and making the NCAA Tournament.

Being that it is Miller’s first year in Tucson won’t exempt him from keeping the norm in Tucson. While fans are understanding and haven’t claimed that they demand the ‘Cats make the tournament this season, I don’t buy it. There is no question there will be severe grumblings if the consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance streak is snapped under his watch when interim coach Russ Pennell kept the streak alive despite having no head coaching experience. Read the rest of this entry »

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