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Arizona women's basketball: Wildcats outclaw Cougars in second conference win of the season

The Arizona women's basketball team trailed early and was less than impressive but rallied late to come from behind and defeat the Washington State Cougars Sunday in McKale, 56-55, for their second Pac-12 Conference win of the season, doubling their total from last year. LaBrittney Jones came on late in the fourth quarter and grabbed a key offensive rebound then scored on a outback to cement the win for Arizona. Read more

GymCats take second in Maryland in quad meet

The Arizona Gymnastics team hit the road for their first away quad meet to take on Maryland, Alaska Anchorage and the 2016 Big 10 champion Minnesota Gophers in College Park, MD on Saturday afternoon but fell short by 1.650 points to Minnesota who took the victory with 194.875. Read more

Column: Bobby Hurley awakened the beast in Arizona

As a second year head coach, was it smart for Darth Vader or the artist formerly known as Hurley to make those remarks? Arizona normally treated the clash with its in-state foe just like any other game regardless of bragging rights at stake. Read more

Pac-12's all-time leading scorer has strong ties to Adia Barnes

Adia Barnes is looking for the next great Wildcat, the player who will take the program to another level, a player that will elevate everyone else’s standards and work ethic, a player like Washington Huskies gaurd Kelsey Plum. Barnes was one of the people responsible for bringing Plum to Seattle, prior to taking over as Arizona Wildcats women’s basketball head coach. Read more

O’Toole to represent United States as part of softball USWNT

Arizona senior Danielle O’Toole became the 19th softball player in UA history to be selected as a member of the United States Women’s National Team last Friday. She is the fifth pitcher to earn a spot on the team, and the first since Arizona’s Jennie Finch was a member of the 2008 Olympic team. Read more

Arizona cruises over Hurley, Sun Devils 91-75

It was embarrassment of riches for the Wildcats against the Sun Devils. Freshman Lauri Markkanen had a personal three-point shooting contest, Rawle Alkins had a dunk party, and Dusan Ristic continued to put on efficiency clinics in the paint. Read more