What are the expectations for Arizona guard Allonzo Trier?

Arizona fans have high expectations for freshman Allonzo Trier. Read on to see what they are and more.

Allonzo Trier is coming into Arizona as one of Sean Miller's elite freshman and expectations are high for the 6-foot-4 shooting guard.

A lot of talk has been about Trier's uncanny ability to score at a moment's notice and if he can do the other things well, it's hard to imagine Miller not calling on him when the Wildcats need offense.

Throughout his high school career, Trier has always been synonymous with high-octane offense. He is definitely a score-first guard and the main concern is how he can translate that ability to the college level.

As of now, it is likely senior Gabe York starts at the two because he is a player that Sean Miller is familiar with. In addition, JUCO transfer Kadeem Allen redshirted last season to gain another year in Miller's system. Granted, Allen is technically in the running for the starting shooting guard position, but it is looking unlikely that he will wind up starting.

Looking at Arizona's guards, you can make an easy argument that Trier has the highest ceiling out of any on the roster and the NBA is a real possibility for the freshman guard.

Frankly, it comes down to what Miller wants. Trier certainly has a higher ceiling than York, but he also has a bigger learning curve. Basically, Miller has to decide if he is willing to trade some mistakes in order to help Trier grow and maximize his talents or if he should bring him along slowly.

Either way, we think Trier gets more playing time as the season goes on and we would be surprised if he did not have a relatively successful freshman season.

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