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Pac-12 Basketball: Interview with Yahoo's Jeff Eisenberg

Adam Butler takes a few minutes to ask Yahoo's Jeff Eisenberg some questions about the Pac-12, Arizona, the other Arizona school, Andy Enfield's mouth, and more.

Arizona's Aaron Gordon is just one of many parts that make the Wildcats special.
Arizona's Aaron Gordon is just one of many parts that make the Wildcats special.
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On Monday I had the chance to speak with hoops guru and editor of Yahoo's The Dagger, Jeff Eisenberg. We talked about whether or not the Pac-12 is back; ASU's Jahii Carson; why Andy Enfield's running his mouth and if it's a good thing; the other school in LA; what makes Arizona special; and more. A big thanks to Jeff for taking the time. We'll try and get in touch again for a nice little conference preview once all this pig skin stuff settles out.

You can read the questions asked below as well as the times in the segment that Jeff and I address each. Enjoy.

Interview with Jeff Eisenberg (click this link to listen)

  • I have to open by asking a very simple question: Is the Pac back? 0:41-1:41
  • Arizona is the cream of the crop here, what makes them different or special – if anything – as compared to other teams in the Final Four discussion? 1:41 - 4:06
  • Things are lining up for an Arizona-Duke showdown on Friday. Duke has had some notable struggles – namely against Vermont Sunday night – how do you see this game shaking out, should it come to fruition? 4:06 - 6:47
  • Do you like, dislike, endorse, loathe, condemn…how do you feel about Andy Enfield’s mouth these days? 6:47 - 8:26
  • Staying in LA, UCLA has some really nice pieces in their lineup, how much better does the efforts of Tony Parker and Zach LaVine make this squad? 8:26 - 10:29
  • Oregon has looked great with Joe Young and Moser carrying the load, could the returns of Artis and Carter be anything but beneficial? 10:29 - 12:00
  • ASU has their biggest non-conference game in what seems to be a long time. Are the Sun Devils contenders or pretenders? 12:00 - 13:41
  • Jahii Carson, national POY conversation? 13:41 - 14:48
  • What is the Stanford identity? 14:48 - 17:40
  • Any other bold predictions? Teams or players we need to keep an eye on as we head in to Conference play? 17:40 - 19:14