This doesn't erase the pain of the Bay sweep and the strange UW mess, but a nice spanking is great to see. On-ball defense and half-court alley oops combined for a thrill. Why can't the 'Cats do this more often?
Winning out for the season - no guarantee - and taking the Pac 10 tournament - very tough - would put Arizona right back in a 2 or 3 seed come March. And the momentum might make this a team that can intimidate people again. If not, welcome back Mr. Fox and hello to Jawann, Daniel and Mohamed.