In what has become a theme for this season, Arizona was hurt dramatically by its guard play on Thursday.
Stopping Isaiah Thomas was never a huge issue because, frankly, it was never going to happen.
He is one of the best players in the conference and the type of guard that is going to get his no matter what.
Instead, the problem at point is the lack of a player that can set the tempo and find the open man.
Jordin Mayes was awful on Thursday as he had more turnovers than assists and was only good enough to play ten minutes.
Momo Jones once again took too many bad shots and was 4 of 10 from the field, also finishing with more turnovers than assists.
Brendon Lavender even played some point, but struggled defensively and still plays too passively.
Arizona is going to lose more games this season and the problem each game is going to be similar.
It is hard to beat good teams, especially on the road, without an above average point guard.
This is a problem that Arizona is not solving this year and it will certainly hold the Wildcats back.
Lack of point guard remains problem
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