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Wednesday, 06/11/08

Transfers: Pur/CMich, Ariz, Ball St, W Ill

# Well-traveled guard/forward Nate Minnoy of Chicago-Hales Franciscan, Ill/Purdue/Schoolcraft CC, Mich., has transfered from Central Michigan to NAIA Lee University (Tenn). He played in 28 games last season, started 10 and averaged 8.8 points.

# Junior center Mohamed Tangara of Bamako, Mali/Mt. Zion Christian Academy, NC., transfered from Arizona to D-2 Chaminade (Hawaii).

# Guard Deontay Twyman of Sandy Spring-Sherwood, Md., has transfered from Ball State to Polk CC, Fla. He played in 30 games last season as a freshman.

# Both freshmen, guard James Washington of St. Louis-Vashon, Mo., and forward Delvon Johnson of Chicago-Bloom Township, Ill., transfered from Western Illinois to Indian Hills CC, Iowa.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 05/29/08

Gaddy decommits from Arizona

# Top 100 guard Abdul Gaddy of Tacoma-Bellarmine Prep, Wash., ranked No. 35 overall in Class 2009, has decommitted from Arizona due to changes in the coaching staff. Gaddy still has Arizona as his leader and he plans to be a package deal with Top 100 prep teammate guard Avery Bradley, rated No. 82 overall.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 05/20/08

Negedu gains release from Arizona

# Top 100 forward Emmanuel Negedu of Nigeria/Wolfeboro-Brewster Academy, NH., ranked No. 31 overall in Class 2008, has been released from his signed letter of intent by head coach Lute Olson and Arizona. He will now consider only Georgia Tech, Indiana, Memphis and Tennessee. Negedu claimed he wanted a release because he's not sure who will coach Arizona next season. Olson, who took a surprise leave of absence last year, announced he will be back to coach the Wildcats. Negedu said he wasn't convinced and told Olson that he no longer wants to go to Arizona.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 05/20/08

Arizona Wildcats add guard

# Class 2008 guard Kyle Fogg of Brea-Brea Olinda, Cal., is set for Arizona. He averaged 25 points as a senior.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 05/18/08

Negedu seeks release from Arizona

# Top 100 forward Emmanuel Negedu of Nigeria/Wolfeboro-Brewster Academy, NH., ranked No. 31 overall in Class 2008, has asked head coach Lute Olson of Arizona to release him from his letter of intent. Negedu claims he wants out because he's not sure who will coach the team next season. Olson, who took a surprise leave of absence last season, announced he will be back to coach the Wildcats. Negedu said he's not convinced and told Olson that he no longer wants to go to Arizona.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 12/20/07

Lucas-Perry leaves Arizona for Michigan

# Freshman guard Laval Lucas-Perry of Flint-Powers Catholic, Mich., is transfering from Arizona to the Michigan Wolverines. The Wolverines also lost a player as sophomore wing K'Len Morris of Grand Blanc, Mich., is leaving the program for personal reasons. He played in all 11 games as a reserve this season, averaging 2.2 points and 1.1 rebounds, after missing 28 games as a freshman because of a left shoulder injury.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 12/11/07

Arizona loses guard Lucas-Perry

# Freshman guard Laval Lucas-Perry of Grand Blanc-Powers Catholic, Mich. is transfering from the Arizona Wildcats. He played in five games this season and averaged four points.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 08/23/07

Arizona lands top 2009 guard

# Class 2009 Top 100 guard Abdul Gaddy of Tacoma-Bellarmine Prep, Wash., rated No. 32 in the nation overall, committed to the Arizona Wildcats over Washington.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/August.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Monday, 06/25/07

Top center Withey to Arizona

# Top 100 7-0 center Jeff Withey of San Diego-Horizen, Cal., has given a Class 2008 commitment to Arizona. He recently decommitted from Louisville.

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Tuesday, 05/22/07

Arizona gets top junior guard

# One of the nation's top junior guards, Brandon Jennings of Los Angeles, Cal/Oak Hill Academy, Va., has chosen Arizona over UConn, Kentucky, Kansas and Southern California. He earlier committed to the Trojans, but reopened his recruiting.

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