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Arizona Desert Swarm Jan 15, 2021
Kerr Kriisa breaks nose; Arizona could play non-conference game Monday

Kerr Kriisa breaks nose; Arizona could play non-conference game Monday

Photo by Simon Asher/Arizona Athletics As if Kerr Kriisa couldn’t have any more bad luck this season, head coach Sean Miller revealed Thursday that he broke his nose in practice this week and did not make the trip to Oregon State. The freshman guard already has to wait until Feb. 6 to suit up because of eligibility issues. Could his facial fracture delay his return even further? “I don’t know,” Miller said after the 98-64 win. “He broke his nose, Jemarl (Baker) broke his thumb, Matt Weyand had an illness. We kept him at home. It’s what happens during the...
Arizona Daily Star Jan 15, 2021
On Benn Mathurin's continued rise, Kerr Kriisa's nose and a possible extra Arizona Wildcats game

On Benn Mathurin's continued rise, Kerr Kriisa's nose and a possible extra Arizona Wildcats game

Sean Miller said he doesn't know if Kerr Kriisa's nose will be healed in time for his scheduled Feb. 6 debut.
Arizona Daily Star Jan 14, 2021
Arizona Wildcats' freshman guard Kerr Kriisa breaks nose in practice

Arizona Wildcats' freshman guard Kerr Kriisa breaks nose in practice

Kriisa won't be eligible until Feb. 6 but has been practicing with the Wildcats.
Arizona Desert Swarm Dec 27, 2020
One thing we learned about each Arizona player in non-conference play

One thing we learned about each Arizona player in non-conference play

Mike Mattina/Arizona Athletics Featuring 10 new players, we didn’t really know a whole lot about the Arizona Wildcats entering the 2020-21 season. But now that non-conference play is over, here is one thing we have learned about their scholarship players aside from Kerr Kriisa, who is ineligible until Feb. 6. James Akinjo — His scoring numbers haven’t changed, but his shooting percentages need to improve Akinjo has averaged 13.4 points per game in each of his first three seasons of college basketball. Yes, that only includes seven games last season and seven games...
Arizona Desert Swarm Dec 23, 2020
Kerr Kriisa being eligible at Arizona is important for more than basketball reasons

Kerr Kriisa being eligible at Arizona is important for more than basketball reasons

Photo courtesy Andri Kiige We can complain that Kerr Kriisa isn’t eligible to play for the Arizona Wildcats until February 6, and wonder how the NCAA determined his seemingly random suspension length, but let’s be glad that we finally have some closure on the situation. Kriisa having to wait months to hear when—or if—he was going to suit up this season was weighing on him, according to UA coach Sean Miller. “You just have to imagine a young kid who makes a big decision in his life to come over here to the United States alone from Estonia to play college...
Arizona Daily Star Dec 23, 2020
On Kerr Kriisa's stress relief, Azuolas Tubelis' start and Arizona Wildcats' Christmas staycation

On Kerr Kriisa's stress relief, Azuolas Tubelis' start and Arizona Wildcats' Christmas staycation

Azuolas Tubelis may have made a permanent move into UA's lineup.
Arizona Daily Star Dec 21, 2020
NCAA rules Arizona freshman Kerr Kriisa can play for Cats in February

NCAA rules Arizona freshman Kerr Kriisa can play for Cats in February

A freshman from Estonia, Kerr Kriisa had been stuck in the NCAA clearinghouse after playing for Lithuanian club Zalgiris and having a representative last season.
Arizona Desert Swarm Dec 21, 2020
Kerr Kriisa eligible to play for Arizona starting February 6

Kerr Kriisa eligible to play for Arizona starting February 6

Photo courtesy Andri Kiige Good news: The NCAA ruled that freshman guard Kerr Kriisa is eligible to play for the Arizona Wildcats this season. Bad news: He has to wait until Feb. 6 to suit up. The UA announced the news Monday. “I am extremely excited that Kerr will get the opportunity to play at some point this season,” Arizona head coach Sean Miller said in a statement. “I am happy for both Kerr and his family that they know he has a clear and bright future at the University of Arizona. Our coaching staff, our team and our fans all love having him as a part of...
Arizona Daily Star Dec 21, 2020
NCAA clearinghouse rules Kerr Kriisa can play for Arizona Wildcats on Feb. 6

NCAA clearinghouse rules Kerr Kriisa can play for Arizona Wildcats on Feb. 6

The NCAA appeared to have an issue with Kriisa's play for Lithuanian club Zalgiris.

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