The Arizona Wildcats suffered their first loss of the season on Thursday night to the Oregon Ducks. They rebounded with a solid 10-point victory over the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday night. To soften the blow of the 'Cats first loss, both remaining undefeated teams, Duke and Michigan also lost over the weekend.
The Wildcats took a little tumble in the rankings to the No. 7 spot in both polls and are preparing for their matchup at in-state rival Arizona State on Saturday. The Sun Devils and Wildcats have identical Pac-12 records, but the Sun Devils have non-conference losses to No. 14 Creighton and DePaul while Arizona has non-conference wins over No. 5 Florida and No. 17 San Diego State.
Watching and waiting patiently to get in on the action this year are a couple of transfer students looking to make an immediate impact in the 2013-14 season.
With the season now over halfway gone, it isn't too early to look at the lineup for the upcoming season and how it could be even better than this year's stellar rotation.