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Arizona's recruiting priorities are starting to take a bit more shape and here is a breakdown for 2010.

Arizona's recruiting priorities are starting to take a bit more shape and here is a breakdown for 2010.

PG: Ray McCallum, 6-foot-1, 175-pounds from Detroit County Day: McCallum recently took a visit to Arizona and came away impressed. At this point, the UA stands in very good shape and McCallum is likely the top priority here. Florida, Kansas, and Duke stand as the biggest three competitors, although that could obviously change.

Phil Pressey, 5-foot-10, 155-pounds from Dallas Episcopal: With each passing week, Pressey seems to be getting more and more attention. He seems to be getting recruited by the entire country and Arizona is right in the thick of things. It may be difficult to get Pressey out of the Big 12, but the Wildcats have as good a chance as any.

SG: Doron Lamb, 6-foot-4, 175-pounds from Virginia Oak Hill Academy: Lamb has a connection with Book Richardson and it seems to be paying off. The five-star player is open to playing out west and if he does, odds say it will be at Arizona.

Anthony Brown, 6-foot-6, 180 pounds from Huntington Beach (Calif.) Ocean View: Brown has definite room for growth but plenty of potential. Once he puts on weight, he should be a major contributor and it is easy to see why most schools in the west have him high on their priority list. Arizona recently made his top five and don't be surprised if this turns into a battle between Arizona and Arizona State.

SF: Cameron Clark, 6-foot-6, 190-pounds from Sherman (Texas): Clark likes Arizona, but he seems to like everybody else too. He is going to visit Texas and if he comes out of there without giving his verbal, all bets are off. He will like have his pick of schools and will be very difficult for the UA to land.

Justin Martin, 6-foot-7, 200-pounds from Indianapolis Lawrence North: Martin recently opened things back up when it looked as if he was headed to Louisville. If Arizona chooses to pursue him aggressively, there is a good chance that he could become a Wildcat. Martin has a strong connection with the coaching staff and definitely seems to be open to playing in Tucson.

PF: James Johnson, 6-foot-9, 220-pounds from San Diego Samuel FB Morse: Johnson has blown up as of late and rightfully so. It seems that there is nothing he can't do and he will likely jump in the next rankings. Arizona is doing very well with him and there is a good chance he adds an UCLA offer soon as well. Expect this one to be a Pac-10 battle.

Terrence Jones, 6-foot-8, 220-pounds from Portland Jefferson: Jones is continuing to grow and so is his skill level. He can step out and hit the jumper or be effective in the post and it seems the UA coaching staff wants him badly. Jones claims no favorites at the the time, but sources say the UA is doing well for him.

C: Alex Kirk, 6-foot-10, 230-pounds from Los Alamos (New Mexico): Kirk is one of the few good centers in the west, thus he is a priority. He is not the type of player to build a program around but is solid enough to want on your team. As of now, his recruitment is similar to James Johnson's in that Arizona is doing well for him, but more offers will be on the way.

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