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Arizona trails UNLV 41-30 at the half

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 04:22
Arizona struggles to score and trails 41-30 against the UNLV Runnin Rebels in the first half at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Nate Airulla

Friday night fight's at the TCC--hockey style

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 16:16
Max Cohen

Sean Miller: “We are not that talented”

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:27
Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. Weeks prior to the Bahamas fiasco, head coach Sean Miller said his team’s defense and effort needed to improve. Despite Arizona blowing out Long Beach State 91-56 in its return to the comforts of the McKale Center, those same issues resurfaced and Sean Miller made it clear that this was hardly a step in the right direction for his team. Alec White

Arizona up 42-24 on Long Beach State at the half

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 01:59
Deandre Ayton is two rebounds shy of a double double as Arizona Men’s Basketball leads 42-24 at the end of the first half against Long Beach State Wednesday at the McKale Center.  Nate Airulla

Wildcats hot, Sun Devils not

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 04:14
 On Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, the Arizona hockey team will play its first game since November 18 against Missouri State. But it won’t be just any game, it’s a big-time rivalry with ASU coming to town.  Rachel Huston

GymCats tumble their way into 2017-2018 season

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 04:12
The Arizona gymnastics team is tumbling their way into McKale Center on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. for their annual GymCat Showcase to give fans a sneak peak of what to expect for the upcoming 2017-18 season.  Syrena Tracy

Position breakdown

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 01:41
 This is sophomore Lucia Alonso’s main position in the starting lineup, and should remain that way through the entire season. She is stable and a serviceable shooter when left open. Freshman Marlee Kyles will see significant minutes, but has been tasked to aid in pressure situations or score when put in that position in the early going. Freshman Sam Thomas, though not necessarily a point guard, has brought the ball up court from time to time as well.  Saul Bookman

2017-2018 schedule breakdown

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 01:35
The Arizona women's basketball team has already kicked off, but they are just at the beginning of their 2017-2018 schedule.  Ian Tisdale

Destination: Arizona

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 01:28
In just her second season as the Arizona women’s basketball head coach, Adia Barnes has positioned the University of Arizona to be among the future staples of college basketball recruiting, possibly joining the likes of Connecticut and Tennessee  Alec White

'Cats give back to the community

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 01:26
 Arizona women's basketball head coach Adia Barnes accomplished many things in her first year at Arizona on and off the court. Besides earning the most conference wins in the Pac-12 and finishing with the most wins since the 2011-12 season, the Wildcats served the greater community off court throughout the season.    Syrena Tracy

Big aspirations for 2018 and beyond

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 01:23
 The Arizona women’s basketball team has never won a conference championship. They haven’t even sniffed the NCAA Tournament in quite some time. That could all be changing rapidly, and soon, because of the efforts of the Arizona coaching staff.  Saul Bookman

More than just X's and O's

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 01:21
 Arizona women’s basketball head coach Adia Barnes has a plan in place to make Tucson a destination for young women across the country. However, that plan can’t take shape unless she has the support system to carry through the vision, and that begins with assistant coaches. Barnes made, on paper, one of her more significant hires by bringing in Morgan Valley, a three-time National Champion, on staff.  Saul Bookman

Wild-Kat

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 01:13
 Standing at 6-feet, you would expect senior forward Kat Wright to be a post player, making finesse moves in the paint or driving physically to the rim. But make no mistake: Wright is a shooter. In her college career she has made 151 total 3-pointers, almost breaking an NCAA record when she made eleven 3-pointers in one game.  Ian Tisdale

Bennett battles toward final season

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 01:09
 JaLea Bennett is the lone senior remaining from the dark ages of Arizona women’s basketball. Bennett is the last of the 2014-15 recruiting class, and only one of two players remaining from one of the least-successful coaching tenures in school history, under former head coach Niya Butts. Talk about attrition. That kind of hindrance can make things difficult, including development.  Saul Bookman

Controversy aplenty, ASU takes the cup back to Tempe from Wildcats

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 02:46
With the ball on their own 45 yard-line and a 10-point lead, Arizona football head coach Rich Rodriguez played it conservative and it led to the Arizona Wildcats demise in a 42-30 loss to rival ASU on Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium. Saul Bookman

Halftime analysis: UA-ASU

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 23:42
Max Cohen

Arizona struggles as it falls to Purdue 89-64 for third loss in a row

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 05:37
Arizona Men’s basketball struggled yet again Friday as Purdue destroyed the Wildcats 89-64 for its third loss in a row at the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in Paradise Island, Bahamas.  Nate Airulla

Analysis: Bahama breeze sweeps Arizona's mojo

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 05:31
The Arizona men’s basketball team traveled to Paradise Islands, Bahamas for the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament, it might’ve well been lost in the Bermuda Triangle. Saul Bookman

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