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High and Lows of 2017 Football Season

Arizona’s football campaign contained plenty of surprising and exciting moments in 2017, yet there were plenty of head scratching times that hang over some of the best moments. As the team prepares to play Purdue in the Foster Farms Bowl Game on December 27, let’s take a look back at the highs and lows of the year. Read more

5 Takeaways from Arizona’s 89-73 win over New Mexico

Arizona men’s basketball won its fifth game in a row at the Pit against New Mexico on Saturday night behind a career high 26 points from Rawle Alkins in his first start of the 2017 season. His performance stood out as part of the five biggest takeaways from the victory. Read more

Notebook: Alkins first game, Greg Byrne returns to Tucson and star power

Arizona’s biggest non-conference home game of the year came down to the final seconds on the clock, just like the last two games. And in similar fashion, the Wildcats emerged from the other side with a victory, this time an 88-82 win over the Alabama Crimson Tide. Here were some of the biggest storylines from Saturday night’s win: Read more

Offense comes from a variety of sources in big win

Texas A&M did everything it could to keep Arizona’s star duo Allonzo Trier and Deandre Ayton from scoring. The effort did not go unnoticed, as Trier did not score in the first half and ultimately finished with seven points. But instead of stopping the Wildcats, it became an opportunity for other players to make an impact on the game. Read more

Arizona “excited” for Foster Farms Bowl

For the fifth time in six seasons under head coach Rich Rodriguez, Arizona football is going bowling. On Sunday, the team was selected to participate in the Foster Farms Bowl against Purdue (6-6) on December 27 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.   Read more

GymCats showcase preseason skills

Strength, flexibility and skill are what the University of Arizona gymnastics team brought to the floor during their annual 2017 GymCat Showcase in McKale Center on Tuesday, Dec. 5.   Read more

Defensive performance fuels key win for Arizona

Arizona men’s basketball outlasted No. 7 Texas A&M 67-64 in the Valley of the Sun Shootout using a formula that had been foreign to it seven games into the season: defense. It’s what an Arizona basketball game usually feels like but had disappeared until now. “I thought this was our best defensive effort of the year,” head coach Sean Miller said.  Read more

Halftime: Wildcats in a battle with No. 7 Texas A&M

 The Arizona men’s basketball team came out slow as Texas A&M, the No.7 team in the country, started 4-for-4 to try and take control of Tuesday Night’s matchup at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix. It didn’t work. The Wildcats and Aggies would find themselves in the midst of several runs against each other and end up tight at the half at 31-29 in favor of Texas A&M.  Read more