Last season’s Arizona women’s basketball team, while solid, lacked the punch of the previous year’s team. This is an issue that coach Adia Barnes quickly observed and spent the offseason striving for change, mainly by bringing in more offensive firepower. With so many moving parts, here is a look at the preseason expectations for each player on the 2022-23 roster….
Mike Luke is the second most famous descendant of Crete, Nebraska fame, a haven for basketball knowledge that also produced Oregon head coach Dana Altman. But around these parts, we don't talk about Altman. We talk Wildcats. And Wildcat talk is Mike's obsession. An information junkie, Mike quickly earned on-air radio opportunities and made the most of them with a depth of understanding rare on Tucson's airwaves with his numerous contributions to the UA flagship station. That vast...let's call it what it is...obsessively geeky desire to delve into Wildcat lore: past, present and future, has been an invaluable asset for listeners on the radio. Now he brings that untethered knowledge to PHNX. If you want to know about the Wildcats, this is the place. And Mike is the guy.