Arizona

Wildcats given All-Pac-12 honors

Arizona’s defense is a major reason for the Wildcats success this season. The coaches recognized that, voting goalkeeper Lainey Burdett and right back Morgan McGarry for All-Pac-12 Second Team. The pair make up half the players not on Stanford, UCLA, USC and Cal named to the First and Second Teams. Gabi Stoian was also named to the Third Team.  Read more

The real big baller

 In today’s one-and-done mentality in college basketball, it is rare to see a four or five-year player starting at a program with as much prowess as Arizona. In recent years, Wildcat fans have seen the likes of Kadeem Allen, Kaleb Tarczewski, Gabe York and T.J. McConnell play as seniors in Tucson. And for every senior, there’s always a freshman who leaves school to pursue the NBA, such as Stanley Johnson or Lauri Markkanen.   Read more

No. 1 or not, pressure crumbles teams

 The Arizona Wildcats men’s basketball team is the preseason favorite of many. While the distinction of being preseason No. 1 is quite an honor, it carries with it high expectations and even higher pressure. Assuming at some point during the season Arizona does, in fact, become No. 1, we ask the question: How have previous preseason No. 1’s fared?  Read more

Fan experience: Making the band

 Nothing excites students quite like game day — basketball game day, that is. The prospect of an evening spent in McKale Center cheering on head coach Sean Miller’s men’s basketball team is the definition of an ideal night to many.  Read more

ZonaZoo: What it means for the team

 If there’s one thing we know for sure amid all the uncertainty coming into the 2017–2018 season, it’s that McKale Center will be loud. In large part, that’s thanks to the University of Arizona’s incessant, deafening section that sits behind the hoop on the left side of the court, the ZonaZoo.  Read more

Fan experience: Phyllis Goodman is no rookie

 On game day McKale Center opens its doors for fans to witness Arizona basketball up close and personal. Athletes soaring well above the rim, bright lights and rockin’ music from the band include the entertainment at UA basketball games. However, maybe the most significant entertainment occurs off the court.  Read more

Done but not finished yet

 The Arizona Wildcat soccer team was picked to finish ninth by the coaches collectively before the season started. Head coach Tony Amato did not let his players forget that fact throughout the course of the season.   Read more

Life of a transfer

 Being a college basketball program that has a reputation for breeding success, Arizona men’s basketball is naturally a magnet for prospective transfers from all over the country. Players that have the desire to compete, and win, at an elite level often come to Arizona and make big impacts.  Read more