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Aari McDonald: Worth the wait

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 05:09
For the sophomore, the early success is especially encouraging due to the nature of women’s basketball, where players stay all four years unlike their male counterparts. Tucsonans get to watch McDonald dictate play in McKale for two more seasons after this one.  David Skinner

Former five-star recruit Emmanuel Akot will transfer from Arizona men's basketball

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 03:44
While Akot had not been one of Arizona’s best players this season, the transfer still leaves Miller and company with a depleted frontcourt entering an important stretch of conference play. Alec White

After upsetting Cal, UA women's basketball receives rude awakening from No. 6 Stanford

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 23:01
Shooting was the problem of the day for the Wildcats, who finished shooting just 27 percent from the field, and 24 percent from beyond the arc. Noah Auclair

Arizona Basketball: Wildcats breeze past Golden Bears 87-65, move to 4-0 in Pac-12 play

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 06:44
Freshman Brandon Williams carried the ‘Cats early on, scoring 10 of the first 14 points for Arizona, picking up the load while leading scorer Brandon Randolph struggled, going just 1-6 with 4 points in the first half.   Mark Lawson

Arizona Men's Basketball: Three stats that defined Arizona's 87-65 blowout win over Cal

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 06:09
Chase Jeter dominated inside and put together one of his best all around performances he has had in an Arizona jersey. The Duke transfer set the tone early and often, finding the holes in the Cal defense off of the ball, and dominating in the post whenever he had the ball in his hands. David Skinner

Women's Basketball: McDonald scores 36 as Arizona knocks off No. 24 Cal 60-55

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 05:51
Arizona knocked off Cal 60-55 to topple its second top-25 team this season, moving to 3-1 in Pac-12 play. But the Wildcats didn’t just hang around or steal a victory, they set the tone from the opening tip, all thanks to their talismanic leader and seemingly endless scorer McDonald.  David Skinner

Four stats that led to Arizona's win over Stanford

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 07:41
The victory keep the Wildcats undefeated in Pac-12 play and is their fifth win in a row. Here are five stats from the game that led to Arizona’s close win. Alec White

Lee leads 'Cats to road victory against Stanford

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 07:26
Lee knocked down a layup and hit two free-throws to put Arizona up 73-68, sealing the victory for good.  Mark Lawson

PJ Johnson declares for NFL Draft, how will Arizona replace the DT?

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 01:14
Although Johnson was positioned to anchor Arizona’s defensive line next season, his decision to begin preparation for the 2019 draft isn’t necessarily a surprise.   Rob Kleifield

Column: The case for expanding the College Football Playoff

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 20:41
A 12-team playoff format that highlights the success of teams within the Power 5 conferences would be the justice that the college football postseason deserves.   Rob Kleifield

Utah snaps Arizona’s 11-game win streak with blowout win

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 22:20
We’ve all heard the saying “all good things must come to an end." For Arizona, their 11-game winning streak, a new school record, came to and at the hands of Utah, with a 64-80 loss.  David Skinner

Analysis: Three factors in Arizona's overtime win against Utah

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 00:57
Arizona head coach Sean Miller knew getting Barefield off the floor would be a big key for the Wildcats down the stretch. Mark Lawson

Arizona narrowly edges Utah 84-81 in overtime thriller

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 00:54
Utah’s Sedric Barefield almost took the win away from Arizona by himself as he scored a game-high 26 point on an impressive 10-17 from the field and 5-9 from 3-point range. However, Arizona’s guards were able to attack Barefield off the dribble while he was on defense and eventually forced the electric guard out of the game with 1:44 remaining in regulation. Alec White

Arizona narrowly edges Utah 84-81 in overtime thriller

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 00:01
Utah’s Sedric Barefield almost took the win away from Arizona by himself as he scored a game-high 26 point on an impressive 10-17 from the field and 5-9 from 3-point range. However, Arizona’s guards were able to attack Barefield off the dribble while he was on defense and eventually forced the electric guard out of the game with 1:44 remaining in regulation. Alec White

Arizona women's basketball extends winning streak to 11 with road win over Colorado

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 05:10
Colorado came out of halftime a much more composed team than the one that was present for the opening tip, and quickly got back into the game thanks in part to a 26-14 3rd quarter that saw the Buffs awake the home crowd while sending Arizona reeling, searching for answers. David Skinner

Notebook: On Coleman's dislocated shoulder, the rise of Doutrive, Ayton in the Ring and more

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 07:01
Brandon Williams got the starting nod over Coleman at point guard and despite a 6-17 shooting performance, the freshman showed that he’s capable of running the offense as he dished out six assists while committing just two turnovers. Alec White

Devine Devonaire: Freshman propels Arizona to 64-56 victory over Colorado

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 07:00
Arizona men's basketball took its first step towards reclaiming another conference title, defeating Colorado on Thursday by a score of 64-56 on Thursday night in McKale. Mark Lawson

Column: The Pac-12 is awful, but the conference race should be awfully fun

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 06:52
The Pac-12 has been bad, like really bad, this season. So much so that even Bird Box’s Sandra Bullock probably wears a blindfold when she watches some of these games. Alec White

Commentary: New year, new Arizona? Resolutions for Arizona men's basketball

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 06:26
With the clock striking midnight on Monday, 2019 is officially upon us. The start of a new year also means the start of conference play for the Arizona men’s basketball team. After a non-conference schedule full of ups and downs led to a 9-4 start for the Wildcats, they head into play Thursday night against Colorado looking to separate themselves in a conference that is up for grabs for anyone to win it seems, as no team is currently ranked in the AP Top 25 for the first time since the 2011-2012 season.  Mark Lawson

Arizona Football: DeMarco Murray set to be new running backs coach

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 04:47
Former NFL leading rusher DeMarco Murray has agreed to become the new running backs coach at the University of Arizona, according to the Arizona Daily Star. Murray joins head coach Kevin Sumlin’s coaching staff after Clarence McKinney left UA to take over the head coaching position at Texas Southern early last month. David Skinner

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