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Tyrone Wallace Returns to California

Expectations are mounting for the California Golden Bears as Tyrone Wallace announced he would return for the 2015-16 season. (Source: Yahoo Sports)
Expectations are mounting for the California Golden Bears as Tyrone Wallace announced he would return for the 2015-16 season. (Source: Yahoo Sports)

As the saying goes: the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer. On Thursday, that saying came into focus once again, with the California Golden Bears and the Pac-12 Conference as a whole.

The conference as a whole has seen some big-time players return to their respective programs over the past week or so. Jakob Poeltl decided to return to Utah for a sophomore season, while Kaleb Tarczewski decided to make it a four-year career at Arizona by returning for his senior season. Other teams in the conference, like California, needed something big to happen to give them a shot at contending.

Thursday provided that for the Golden Bears, as guard Tyrone Wallace opted to return for his senior season, foregoing the NBA Draft for one more season. Continue reading Tyrone Wallace Returns to California

San Francisco Transfer Mark Tollefsen Chooses Arizona

San Francisco graduate transfer Mark Tollefsen enrolled at Arizona, where he will play in 2015-16 for Sean Miller and the Wildcats (Source: West Coast Convo)
San Francisco graduate transfer Mark Tollefsen enrolled at Arizona, where he will play in 2015-16 for Sean Miller and the Wildcats (Source: West Coast Convo)

The Arizona Wildcats have had a roller-coaster of an offseason, and it’s only the end of April. The likes of Brandon Ashley, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Stanley Johnson all declared for the NBA Draft. Add in the loss of TJ McConnell who graduated, and Sean Miller is without a big part of his team who went 34 – 4 in 2014-15.

Fortunately for the Wildcats, Friday was a better day for the program. It was announced that big man Kaleb Tarczewski was returning for his senior season, which is a big boost for the program. They also landed one of the more coveted transfers from this off-season.

San Francisco Dons graduate transfer Mark Tollefsen chose to play at Arizona, and he is eligible to play immediately in 2015-16. Continue reading San Francisco Transfer Mark Tollefsen Chooses Arizona