Basketball

Column: Embrace the new Arizona and ASU basketball rivalry

Arizona and Arizona State lived up to the hype, and then some. This game was a chance for the Sun Devils to escape the shadow of its cross-town rival and lay claim to the title of best team in the state and even the country. That shadow still remains but for those wondering if this loss will keep them down for long, here’s your answer: it won’t. So embrace the rivalry.  Read more

Miller, Alkins talk about playing ASU Saturday

For No. 17 ranked Arizona Men’s basketball, one of the biggest games of the year comes in the first conference game of the season, as undefeated in-state rival and No. 3 ranked Arizona State comes down to Tucson Saturday for a high powered duel in the desert. Read more

Preview: No. 17 Arizona set to battle undefeated No. 3 ASU

No. 17 Arizona and No. 3 Arizona State are set to meet on Saturday in Tucson to begin Pac-12 play. With so much anticipation built up for the game, our hoops writers created a one stop shop to get ready for the game. Take a look at Arizona's non-conference performance by the numbers, a snapshot of ASU's success and a breakdown of key matchups.  Read more

Arizona overcomes several hurdles to defeat UConn

The final non-conference game of the year was a weird one, indeed. But nonetheless, the No. 18 ranked Wildcats sit at 10-3 with a chance to knock off the No. 3 Arizona State Sun Devils in just over a week in Tucson. With the up and down roller coaster ride the last couple months, Arizona might be getting ready to hit its stride.   Read more

5 Takeaways from Arizona’s 89-73 win over New Mexico

Arizona men’s basketball won its fifth game in a row at the Pit against New Mexico on Saturday night behind a career high 26 points from Rawle Alkins in his first start of the 2017 season. His performance stood out as part of the five biggest takeaways from the victory. Read more

Notebook: Alkins first game, Greg Byrne returns to Tucson and star power

Arizona’s biggest non-conference home game of the year came down to the final seconds on the clock, just like the last two games. And in similar fashion, the Wildcats emerged from the other side with a victory, this time an 88-82 win over the Alabama Crimson Tide. Here were some of the biggest storylines from Saturday night’s win: Read more