Arizona youth movement has arrived

In the past few weeks, Arizona head coach Sean Miller has alluded to the fact that the time to think about next year has come. It has never been more evident than it was on Saturday night when the game ended with Nic Wise and Jamelle Horne on the bench.

In the past few weeks, Arizona head coach Sean Miller has alluded to the fact that the time to think about next year has come.

It has never been more evident than it was on Saturday night when the game ended with Nic Wise and Jamelle Horne on the bench.

Naturally, this is going to bring up plenty of talk among the fans about what kind of message that sends, but it seems pretty obvious.

It is about time.

Horne has taken a ton of heat and although he is a good kid, it seems that much of the criticism is well deserved.

Statistically speaking, Horne has been a complete disappointment. While he can be effective in other categories besides scoring and get away with it, he just hasn't.

In fact, Horne has had absolutely no impact on recent games and considering he is a junior and a player that many expected to step up in a major way, his effort has been a major disappointment.

As far as Wise goes, it seems to somewhat be a different story with him.

The point guard came back instead of going to Europe and Arizona fans should be thankful because of it. He has given his all to a team that ha snot treated him all that great in the past and has not complained about it.

With that being said, both Horne and Wise have not played up to expectations and the team is suffering because of it.

At this point, it looks as if Miller has had enough with that fact and has moved on with the players that are going to build this program for the future.

The fact of the matter is that Miller may not have recruited Horne and Wise and when a coach comes in and views the talent differently than the previous coach, it is difficult to blame him for going in a different direction.

Simply put, the youth movement is here and Arizona is officially Sean Miller's program both on and off the court.

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