Arizona standing out for Jackson-Cartwright

Parker Jackson-Cartwright is one of the best players in 2014. Read on to see where Arizona stands, his thoughts on the Jacob Hazzard addition, and more.

In light of the point guard instability that has plagued the last two Arizona squads, expect Sean Miller to recruit lead guards he can count on to be leaders on and off the court.

One of these prospective recruits is 2014 Loyola (Calif.) point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright. Jackson-Cartwright is a blur in the open court and possesses an uncanny feel for the game. His skills will be on display for everyone this spring and summer.

"I'm running with California Supreme," Jackson-Cartwright said. "We're actually playing up at the EYBL in Minnesota coming up. I can't wait for that because we'll get to play against some of the best players in the country, which is always fun because you can really see where your game stacks up against the best players in the country."

While Jackson-Cartwright will continue to focus on developing his game, his recruitment is also starting to take shape.

"Arizona and UCLA stand out right now," Jackson-Cartwright said. "Arizona has really been recruiting me hard the last few weeks. I've talked with all the coaches and Coach Miller said he loves the way I play the game, which means a lot because he was a point guard.

"He said he wants his point guard to be able to run the team and just be a real student of the game.

Arizona would like Jackson-Cartwright to see the campus and he seems intent on doing so.

"They want me to visit this summer, and I for sure will visit," he said. "I'm not for sure when I will, but we're getting a date set up because I'm going to be pretty busy this summer."

Helping Arizona's cause, Jackson-Cartwright's Loyola teammate Jacob Hazzard announced he will walk-on next season at UA.

"If it works out, I'd love to play with Jacob," Jackson-Cartwright said. "He's like a big brother to me. He gets me amped up when we're about to play and he just knows what I'm going to do and I know what he is going to do."


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