LOOK: Arizona's 2014-15 poster is an amazing throwback-style cartoon

This is about the coolest thing I've seen all week.

Arizona went throwback with its 2014-15 team poster/schedule, opting to go the caricature route with its players and head coach Sean Miller. It's an absolute home run of a choice and reminds me of a 1996 Chicago Bulls shirt I still own. The video above shows the players' really funny reaction to seeing it for the first time.

Here's the super sweet art, done by cartoonist Allison Smith. A link on her site shows another great piece of caricature art of the Wildcats team.

Here's the order of the players:

Top row, from left: #5 Stanley Johnson, #21 Brandon Ashley, #3 Craig Victor, #0 Parker Cartwright-Jackson, #24 Elliott Pitts

Middle row, from left: #12 Ryan Anderson, #14 Dusan Ristic, #50 Jacob Hazzard, #44 Trey Mason, #55 Drew Mellon, #20 Kadeem Allen

Bottom row, from left: #23 Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, #35 Kaleb Tarczewski, #1 Gabe York, coach Sean Miller, #4 T.J. McConnell, #31 Matt Korchek

If I'm an assistant, I'm bummed I didn't get in on this sweet art.

It makes sense for Arizona to go so big and inspired ahead of this season. The Wildcats are practically a guarantee to be a consensus top-five preseason team. Sean Miller brought the team a No. 1 seed and Elite Eight berth last season, and this year sees a lot of the talent return, plus the arrival of five-star guard Stanley Johnson.

And by the way, if you're a diehard Zona fan, Sean Miller is signing five of these for a contest.

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Matt Norlander is a national award-winning writer who has been with CBS Sports since 2010. He's in his seventh season covering college basketball for CBS, and also covers the NBA Draft, the Olympics and... Full Bio

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