Arizona

Column: The Finnish army knife returns

LAS VEGAS — When freshman Lauri Markkanen knocked down his first 3-point shot on Thursday night, his first since Arizona’s road trip at Washington State, in the first half against Colorado in the quarterfinal of the Pac-12 Tournament, the immediate reaction was that the slump was over. Read more

George Cunningham back on par for Arizona golf

He played alongside former Wildcat Jim Furyk in the Northern Trust Open and was named to All-Pac-12 Freshman team. For Cunningham to not live up to the standard he set, would’ve been a disappointment and that’s where he found himself in one of the most frustrating situations in his golf life in his sophomore season. Read more

Allonzo Trier: From 'Iso Zo' to just 'Zo'

That nickname fits, because that’s the style of play Trier plays. The “give me the ball on the wing, let me hold it while everyone clears the way and watch me go to the rack” attitude. This leads to driving in the lane to either score a layup or at least draw contact and take a trip to the free throw line. Read more

New scholarship program sending Pasqua Yaqui girls to Space Camp

On Wednesday evening, the new Taking Up Space scholarship program held a fundraising and awareness event at The R Bar in downtown Tucson. Taking Up Space is a new scholarship program that sends middle school girls from the Pascua Yaqui tribe to Space Camp and encourages them to pursue career and education paths in science, technology, engineering, and math. The program is part of nonprofit organization Time in Cosmology, which aims to encourage the study of time in the fields of physics and cosmology. Read more