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Arizona Daily Star Jan 6, 2021
Ira Lee says Wildcats' postseason ban hurts, but he's determined to make the best of it

Ira Lee says Wildcats' postseason ban hurts, but he's determined to make the best of it

“Just like I told the guys, 'We might as well come out with a bang, so let's try to win every dang conference game,'" Ira Lee said. “We’ve got nothing to lose.”
Arizona Desert Swarm Jan 6, 2021
Basketball notes: On Arizona’s elite offensive rebounding rate, Ira Lee’s return, and the starting lineup

Basketball notes: On Arizona’s elite offensive rebounding rate, Ira Lee’s return, and the starting lineup

Photo courtesy Arizona Athletics If you want statistical proof that this Arizona team is the scrappy group of underdogs that you have come to love, look no further than its offensive rebounding percentage. The Wildcats are grabbing 37.9% of their misses during their 9-1 start, the 11th-best mark in the country. That is the highest percentage ever by a Sean Miller-coached Arizona team. Yes, even better than the Elite Eight squads. It’s not skewed by an easy non-conference schedule either, as Arizona has an offensive rebounding percentage of 37.3 in Pac-12 games,...

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