University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Love of Basketball

Long-time Arizona Basketball Assistant Coach Jim Rosborough talks with Melissa Isaacson, Andrew Milward and Michael Powell about the love of basketball depicted in their recent books.

Melissa Isaacson

Melissa Isaacson is an award-winning sportswriter, author and public speaker. In more than 30 years on the job, she has covered every major U.S. sports championship as well as the Olympics. She has written for numerous publications, including long tenures at such institutions as ESPN and the Chicago Tribune....

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Andrew Milward

Andrew Malan Milward was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and grew up in Lawrence, Kansas. He played basketball at Western Connecticut State University and is a graduate of the University of Arizona and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop....

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Michael Powell

Michael Powell has been a Sports of The Times columnist at The New York Times since 2014. Prior to that, he wrote the Gotham column for the Metro section, was a national economics writer for Business and covered the Barack Obama and Rudy Giuliani presidential campaigns in 2008....

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