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Arizona softball returns home for top five matchup against Huskies

After two weeks on the road, No. 4 Arizona softball returns home to Hillenbrand to face off against No. 5 Washington in a three-game set this weekend. The Wildcats find themselves in another matchup with a top-10 team, however, this time Arizona will have to play more than just a single game against their opponent. Read more

Trier unable to come in clutch for 'Cats

SAN JOSE, Calif.--After missing 19 games Allonzo trier was considered to be the missing piece in getting Arizona back to the Final Four, but sometimes pieces have a funny way of not fitting as Arizona found out in the Wildcats loss to Xavier Thursday in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Trier is a conundrum for head coach Sean Miller. Read more

Sights, sounds and major keys from Arizona's Sweet 16 preparation for Xavier

SAN JOSE-- The Arizona Wildcats take on the Xavier Musketeers in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA men's basketball tournament on Thursday. Read more

Arizona basketball prepares for their final act after dramatic season

The Arizona basketball season has felt like a three hour-long Oscar award-winning movie. There were Kodak moments, injuries, adversity, and disappointment, but it all came together in time for Arizona to win a Pac-12 Championship, which appeared to be impossible considering the circumstances at the season’s start.From the second media day started, there was so much hype surrounding the team because it was arguably the most talented squad head coach Sean Miller has ever had at Arizona. Read more

Is this the year Arizona breaks through and makes the Final Four?

For the fourth time in five seasons, Arizona basketball head coach Sean Miller led the Wildcats to the Sweet 16 and it has fans and pundits thinking, will this be the year Arizona gets back to the Final Four?  Arizona’s last two attempts were foiled by Wisconsin in the Elite Eight but if the two teams met this season, it would be in the Final Four. Read more

Attention to detail: Miller's approach more intracate than X's and O's

Arizona men’s basketball head coach Sean Miller is a man who beats to the tune of his own drum. He is at the helm of one of the premier basketball institutions in the country and perhaps the best coach that has yet to reach a Final Four. It would be easy to write off Miller as an underachiever due to his team’s success late in the NCAA Tournament, however, that would be the coward’s route. Read more

Arizona baseball takes first Pac-12 series over UCLA Bruins

In its first Pac-12 matchup of the year, the Arizona baseball team took two out of three games against UCLA last weekend in Los Angeles. The series opener on Friday was delayed after just one inning and later postponed due to severe fog. The postponement resulted in a Saturday double-header in which the Wildcats swept the Bruins, clinching the series. Read more

Arizona off to Sweet Sixteen after 69-60 victory over Saint Mary's

SALT LAKE CITY — The Arizona Wildcats are heading to their fourth Sweet Sixteen in five years after taking down the Saint Mary’s Gaels 69-60 on Saturday night. The Wildcats trailed at halftime and had to fight their way back in to the game in the second half, but were able to prevail in the end against a tough Saint Mary’s team. Read more

Rawle Alkins' 'savage' return lifts Arizona over Saint Mary's

SALT LAKE CITY — Rawle Alkins left the game halfway through the first half against Saint Mary’s hunched over, holding his right index finger in pure agony and the glue piece for Arizona was missing at the worst possible time. The Wildcats were trailing 17-12 with just over 10 minutes left and then SMC went on a quick 5-0 run to give the Gaels a 10-point lead. Read more