Sports

Brandon Williams is Arizona's lone bright spot after brutal LA roadtrip

The Californian combo-guard is all of a sudden thrust into a crucial role now that the Wildcats have seemed to hit a snag in their offensive production. And with Arizona State and Pac-12 leading Washington just around the corner, the freshman’s offensive production could very well be the difference to Arizona sliding in the NCAA tournament, or playing in the NIT.  Read more

Arizona men's basketball suffers second straight blowout loss, 90-69 to UCLA

Arizona came into the game coming off a 23-point blowout at the hands of USC and followed it through with an almost identical performance, losing big 90-69, as it once again labored to get anything on the offensive end going while letting UCLA and its talented big men bully them inside on both ends of the floor. The absence of Chase Jeter once again looked to hamstring and restrict the Wildcats on both sides of the court. Read more

Life after basketball for Ray Smith

“I think I just really learned more about myself when transitioning from basketball into just being a student.” he said. “I’ve been through tough times in college and I’m happy where I am in life. I was able to earn a free education, and meet great friends along the way.” Read more

Arizona softball closes storied chapter as it opens brand up new stadium

For Arizona, the facility upgrade comes at a crucial time. In recent years, schools like UCLA, Oregon and ASU have taken extreme measures to try and get an advantage by upgrading their facilities. The flow of blue-chip prospects that have made Arizona the national power it has started to slow, with the last time Arizona playing in a College World Series being in 2010, and other teams caught up.  Read more