Get to know the name Jerryd Bayless. He's Arizona's stud freshman guard and he's not in to self-promotion one bit. No, no way. He just has his own website to get the honeys.
Bayless was huge in Arizona's 78-67 win over Texas A&M. The Wildcats erased a 20-point first-half deficit, but stormed back mightily in the second half behind the play of Bayless.
He finished with a game-high 26 points on a 10-10 free throw shooting and 7-12 shooting from the floor. Chase Budinger chipped in 19 for UofA. The Aggies, who could possibly have some road woes this season, were led by Josh Carter's 17 points.
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Meanwhile, Arizona State looked more or less like a last place team, getting aced by Nebraska, 62-47. The Sun Devils, now 4-2, didn't have a player score in double figures. Nebraska had three guys in double digits, led by the 15 points of Ade Dagunduro. The Huskers also have a player named Cookie Miller. I bet that's his real name. I really do. His parents are probably Keebler elves.
As of this post, the Pac-10 leads the Big 12 5-3 in the Hardwood Series.