The Arizona men's basketball team has pretty good expectations both within and outside the program as they were picked fourth in the AP Pac-12 preseason rankings. While fourth may not tickle anyone's fancy when it comes to basketball at the University of Arizona, for a team that has not made the tournament since 2018, a fourth-place ranking could be considered with respect.
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Head coach Tommy Lloyd isn’t the only new face around Arizona men's basketball, as he brings in a fresh mindset and many new names into Tucson. Lloyd was able to maintain five key players from last year’s team at the end of the Sean Miller era, but along with that he was able to grab many new players via the transfer portal or international commitment trail. Some of these players look to play extremely key roles in this upcoming season.
The Arizona women's golf team was not able to follow up an outstanding day two with a similar performance by shooting a 295 overall on day three, which is seven higher than the 288 on Tuesday. But even with the less than desired display, the outcome was still celebrated by finishing in third overall, only behind Stanford and USC. Stanford was above the pack, being one under for the whole tournament. Arizona (+4) finished one stroke behind the second place team of USC (+3).
The Pac-12 Preview for women’s golf started Monday afternoon in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. This 3-day tournament in the Aloha land is the start of a premier conference tournament getting all the teams primed for the season.
The Arizona women’s golf team dropped one tight match last Tuesday and won the second last Wednesday in the East Lake Cup. They lost 3-2 in match play on Tuesday to Oklahoma State, and then beat the University of Mississippi the following day 3-2.
The Arizona men’s golf team finished up the Stephens Cup hot and hoping to take the momentum into near future matches. After the three-match days, Arizona ended up finishing third overall but came away with the best tournament score of 281, which equals out to seven under on day two of this tournament.
Arizona basketball team excited to welcome fans into McKale Center for the first time in a year and a half
It's been 574 days in between fan appearances in McKale Center. Finally, Arizona men's basketball got their die-hard fan base back in attendance for the annual Blue-Red game. This is a new era for Arizona men's basketball with a new head coach and a roster almost full of players that have never played a game in front of the ZonaZoo student section.
Jedd Fisch and the new-look Arizona Wildcats lost a relatively close comeback effort to Brigham Young University 24-16. The first half was pretty uninspiring, for a lack of better words, but the improvement from half to half looks good in terms of coaching adjustments. Arizona out-gained BYU in terms of total yardage but the situational execution in the red zone and 3rd and short/medium situations when in BYU territory was not optimal, especially from an offensive-minded head coach. Let’s take a deeper look at why Arizona fell short in the season opener.
The Arizona Wildcats kick off their 2021 season Saturday, Aug. 4 in the Las Vegas Classic versus Brigham Young University. Here are our staff predictions for Jedd Fisch's anticipated debut.
The new and fully refreshed Wildcat coaching staff debuts their schemes and game planning in a marquee game at Marquee Stadium in Las Vegas. With the season opener against BYU looming, Arizona football has never been quite the talk of the town like it is currently. New head coach Jedd Fisch has been saying all the right things, made impressive coaching hires, created a new excitement in Tucson for football and so far has recruited his butt off. The most prominent move he may have made, though, is hiring defensive coordinator Don Brown.
Arizona football and head coach Jedd Fisch completed their first spring football game under this new and exciting regime. Team Gronkowski beat Team Bruschi 17-13 but this game was about everything except the final score. There were trick plays, plenty of Gronk, Fisch and fan festivities
Longtime Gonzaga men’s basketball assistant coach Tommy Lloyd has been named as the next head coach for the Arizona men’s basketball team, confirmed via a news release from the university Wednesday afternoon, April 14. Stadium's Jeff Goodman first broke the story.
The Arizona men’s basketball team have high expectations heading into the 2021-22 season after this past year of mediocrity that ended with the self-imposed postseason ban.
Head coach Jedd Fisch and the Arizona football team held another spring practice in full pads on Thursday, April 1. This team is still building and is early in the Fisch tenure, but you can feel a difference in the energy and execution on the football field.
Point guard James Akinjo, Arizona softball and baseball teams earn latest Daily Wildcat weekly awards
Two teams earned this week's "Daily Wildcat Team of the Week" award as both the Arizona baseball team and softball team put on a show. The Arizona baseball team pulled off an impressive four-game sweep over Southeastern Louisiana and ended the weekend in dominant fashion with a 14-2 win.
The Arizona men's basketball team defeated the Washington State Cougars Thursday, Feb. 25, in going-away fashion, with a final score of 69-53.
Arizona football head coach Jedd Fisch just completed his first recruiting class ever as a college head coach, and he’s doing so with the Arizona Wildcats.
The Arizona men’s basketball team's head coach Sean Miller held a press conference Tuesday afternoon previewing the upcoming slate of games. This turned into a Kerr Kriisa Q&A as Miller filled us all in repeatedly on what to expect from his touted freshmen’s debut.
The Arizona Wildcats fell to the Stanford Cardinal in Tucson Thursday, Jan. 28, with a final score of 73-64. This result was Arizona’s second loss of the season to Stanford dropping the Wildcats record to 12-4 overall and 6-4 in the Pac-12.
Analysis: Pac-12 regular season title now in reach, Mathurin's injury leaves Arizona vulnerable indefinitely
At the end of the first matchup between these two teams, it seemed that Arizona State’s morale was broken with the way Arizona danced off the court with the game-winner. Typically when a rematch between rivals is played, the losing team comes out firing in the second game, pissed off and ready to prove last time was just a fluke. ASU, however, did the complete opposite.