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Aari McDonald: Worth the wait

For the sophomore, the early success is especially encouraging due to the nature of women’s basketball, where players stay all four years unlike their male counterparts. Tucsonans get to watch McDonald dictate play in McKale for two more seasons after this one.  Read more

Five Stats: The numbers that defined Arizona's loss to USC

Fresh off back-to-back wins to set up a matchup with USC, Arizona Football was beaten 24-20 in a game that Arizona never led. The Wildcats attempted to make it a game late but came up short despite 13 points in the fourth quarter. These five statistics defined the Wildcats loss. Read more

Analysis: Arizona’s offense stalls out vs USC

ANALYSIS: If Arizona football continues this trend of inconsistency, forget the Territorial Cup, Arizona won’t even be playing in a bowl game if this kind of play continues. These lingering issues need to be addressed, quickly. Read more

Ciurro's 29 saves help Arizona hockey beat ASU

The Arizona Wildcats hockey team started off its season on the right foot with a win 2-1 against rival ASU Friday evening at the Tucson Convention Center. The Wildcats were led by sophomore goalie Anthony Ciurro, who counted 29 saves for the victory.  Read more

Skinner’s Winners: Week 5 picks

Good morning and happy weekend to all reading this! We are welcomed by yet another full weekend of football games after a long and seemingly endless work week. If the week you just went through felt like you woke up Monday and then got flipped around in a riptide for five days then spit out, I am right there with you.   Read more

PJ Johnson: solid gold

After having his tumor removed in January 2017, Johnson decided on City College to get back into football. He had 4.5 sacks and 17 tackles in 10 games to get back onto the national radar, but was not receiving much attention from the Power-5 schools. Read more

Analysis: Arizona competes against top-ranked Stanford

Arizona opened Pac-12 play Friday night in Palo Alto and suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of the top ranked Stanford Cardinal. The Wildcats, despite the lopsided loss, played well, leaving head coach Tony Amato’s squad with plenty of positive takeaways as the ‘Cats gear up for their ten remaining conference games.  Read more