Arizona sets a record with 31 draft picks since 1989

When Chase Budinger and Jordan Hill were called into the NBA this year they made the 30th and 31st players from Arizona to be drafted into the league since 1989. You see in 1989 the NBA draft was shortened into 2 rounds and since then only a few elite programs can say they have had over 20 of their players selected in the NBA draft. Those programs would be: Duke with 29, UCLA with 28, North Carolina with 25, Connecticut with 23, ancatsd Kansas with 22.

Arizona also has the longest current consecutive streak with an invitation to the NCAA tournament with 25. North Carolina holds the record with 27 straight appearances which began in 1975 and ended in 2001. Only 3 more years to go for the Cats which should be easier now considering Arizona’s new coach, Sean Miller, did a remarkable job recruiting this offseason and has the program commanding the 12th best recruiting class of 2009.

While we are on the subject of records and or awards, Playboy came out with their 2008- 2009 College Party School of the year award where Arizona ranked 5th. No wonder Sean Miller had such an easy time signing recruits, it’s a fun place to go to school.

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Lingerie Basketball League?

The Lingerie Football League is set to commence on September 4th of this year in Chicago. For those who are unfamiliar with the LFL, it began with the Lingerie bowl which was featured in the past years at half time of the Super Bowl. The Lingerie bowl was a football game in which women played full contact football in nothing but their lingerie. After the success of these half time games a brand new league is about to begin with 10 different teams representing 10 different cities. The San Diego Seduction are fast to be favored as the best team, but the real question we have here is if the Lingerie Football league is successful, will we see a Lingerie Basketball League? Were guessing probably not, but who knows?basketball15