Basketball

Bennett battles toward final season

 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.  Read more

'Cats give back to the community

 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.    Read more

Destination: Arizona

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  Read more

Wild-Kat

 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.  Read more

Battle 4 Atlantis next stop for Arizona

The No. 2-ranked Arizona men’s basketball team is headed to the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament in Paradise Islands, Bahamas during the Thanksgiving break. The tournament will be the Wildcats’ first real test of the season, showcasing matchups with North Carolina State and possibly No. 5 Villanova.  Read more

Fight or flight

 Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Whether the Lorenzo Romar effect is ahead of schedule or Sean Miller had a change of heart in coaching philosophy, one thing is certain: Arizona is playing a style of basketball equivalent to the air raid offenses of college football that is a far cry from the typical Sean Miller teams of recent memory.  Read more