PHILADELPHIA The questions flew at Mustafa Shakur much the way the Arizona junior point guard expects Villanova's guards to come at him in today's second-round NCAA tournament game fast and unceasing.How excited is he to be playing an NCAA game in his home city? Is he up to the challenge of opponents whose familiarity dates years back to shared childhood playgrounds? Can he prevent the emotion of the moment from boiling over to the point where it becomes a distraction?
Shakur Just Focused On Game ; Arizona Guard Not Distracted by Facing 'Nova in His Hometown
Shakur wouldn't bite, barely flinching through them all. But as soon as he was asked a question about his eighth-seeded squad having an easier first-round game than Villano...