Allonzo Trier makes impact in win

Sean Miller discusses Allonzo Trier's impact in Arizona's win over UCLA.

To say the last few days have been hectic for Arizona would be an understatement. 

"You almost have to be a part of our traveling party and our team to completely comprehend what the last four or five days have been like," Sean Miller said."

Not only did Arizona sweep a difficult road trip, but it also got Allonzo Trier back from suspension.

"Obviously coming to LA and playing against USC, which is a good team and a team that was coming off a good win themselves against Colorado on the road, we really put our focus there," Miller said.

"Just kind of watching Allonzo get the opportunity to play that in and of itself would have been worth this trip. Just the timing of it, I wondered how it was going to work out.

"He was a big, big difference in what we have been talking about. You have a way of wearing down if you're playing with tremendous effort, but you don’t have that one more player."

Trier made an impact with his play directly, but also allowed Arizona to extend its rotation.

"Tonight, part of what we were able to do is finish the game," Miller said. "We were good down the stretch because we were able to sub more and a bunch of other players were able to get rest.

"Kadeem Allen, him playing 30 minutes and being fresher makes a world of difference defensively and handling the ball. It was great to have Allonzo back."

As well as Arizona played, Miller believes that Trier still has room to improve.

"The best is yet to come because we were operating about 60 percent of what you would like to do knowing he is available," he said. "We didn't have enough time to get that right."


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