Basketball

All in the family

 Athletes have often looked at their teams as a family, a home away from home of sorts. When it comes to Adia Barnes and husband Salvo Coppa, the basketball court might as well be their living room.   Read more

So what happens now?

So many questions left unanswered remain. Who are the supposed athletes that may have benefitted from potential cash payouts? How will this impact the school and athletics? Will Sean Miller be fired? Will the school impose a self-inflicted ban on the basketball program? A lot of questions, not a lot of answers. Read more

Arizona guard Rawle Alkins out eight to 12 weeks with broken foot

Arizona men’s basketball will be without one of its top players to start the 2017 season. Sophomore guard Rawle Alkins suffered a broken foot while participating in voluntary activities with teammates Tuesday afternoon and will be out for eight to 12 weeks, according to an Arizona Athletics press release. Read more

UA women's hoops guard Taryn Griffey retires from basketball

Taryn Griffey was one of the more sought after guards in the country after being named 8A player of the year in Washington, however, sometimes luck just isn't on your side. Such is the case for Griffey, a player with athletic potential and intelligence unable to overcome the hurdles of injury through her career. Read more

Alonso cookin’ up some leadership for ‘Cats

Last season, Lucia was the lone freshman in the starting lineup, she averaged 27 minutes a game and shot 43 percent from beyond the arc, the second highest shooting percentage in school history. However, being from a completely different country presented its challenges for her both on and off the court.  Read more

Lutes legacy extends beyond the court

When a white-haired man stepped foot in Tucson way back in 1983, the city changed and for the better. The University of Arizona men’s basketball program, which had seen some success under Fred Snowden, wasn’t the brand it is today until Robert Luther “Lute” Olson showed up. Read more

Campus Guide '17: Arizona’s proud basketball tradition

Arizona basketball boats one of the proudest traditions on the West Coast. Anchored by a large community that remembers watching the 1997 championship and bolstered by a rabid student fan base known as the Zona Zoo, UA basketball is cherished in a similar manner as SEC football is in the South. Read more

Adia Barnes continues to reel in high recruits

In the past two months, head coach Adia Barnes and her staff have been relentless, scouring every corner of the earth for talent. She has gotten it in a hurry by way of freshmen and transfers, both local and international. However, the program’s turnaround won’t be a sudden worst-to-first scenario for the Wildcats — at least not yet. Read more

Former Arizona players impacting NBA

This past NBA season serves to remind us just how much of an impact former Arizona basketball players are having on the NBA. If you happened to have been paying attention to any of the five NBA Finals games over the last few weeks, then you probably noticed some familiar names and faces come across your television screen — Steve Kerr, Andre Iguodala, Richard Jefferson — just to name a few. At one time or another, all three of them once donned the navy and cardinal jerseys that read “ARIZONA” on the front. Read more