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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/25)
944 31 3.3%
Total (8/4)
35,583 2,255 6.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 25, 2020

‘This has nothing to do with money.’ Details on the return of Pac-12 sports

Following the announcement of the Pac-12 football and basketball seasons returning in 2020, conference commissioner Larry Scott along with University of Oregon President Michael Schill, Arizona State Athletic Director Ray Anderson and Senior Associate Athletic Director Doug Aukerman held a media webinar where they laid out its plans for a football and basketball season. Read more

Remembering Lute Olson: One more to go

Legendary Arizona men's basketball coach Lute Olson died Thursday, Aug. 27, at the age of 85. As part of its coverage looking back on Olson's life on and off the basketball court, the Daily Wildcat presents this story from our archives.  Read more

Remembering Lute Olson: On top of the world

Legendary Arizona men's basketball coach Lute Olson died Thursday, Aug. 27, at the age of 85. As part of its coverage looking back on Olson's life on and off the basketball court, the Daily Wildcat presents this story from our archives.  Read more

Remembering Lute Olson: Olsons donate $1 million

Legendary Arizona men's basketball coach Lute Olson died Thursday, Aug. 27, at the age of 85. As part of its coverage looking back on Olson's life on and off the basketball court, the Daily Wildcat presents this story from our archives.  Read more

Head coach Adia Barnes 'very confident' in having a basketball season in January

Similar to a lot of collegiate sports programs right now, Arizona women’s basketball and head coach Adia Barnes have no idea when they’ll be playing their next game. They also don’t know when they will be able to begin practicing again under the NCAA’s 20-hour per week rule. Despite all of the uncertainty and cloudy skies that surround the future of college sports, nobody is more confident in playing a season this year than Barnes. Read more

Christian Koloko discusses gaining weight, speaking French, staying in-contact with his teammates and more

Arizona men’s basketball center Christian Koloko captured the hearts of many Wildcat fans last season with his shot-blocking ability and seven-foot frame. Koloko was written off by many as he was part of Arizona’s loaded 2019 recruiting class that included NBA prospects Nico Mannion, Josh Green and Zeke Nnaji. 247sports described him as “raw” and “physically immature” coming out of high school and was seen by many as a work in progress.   Read more

Ira Lee finds music as a way to cope with racial injustice

Arizona men’s basketball senior Ira Lee doesn’t know when the next time he’ll be able to safely play basketball again. He doesn't even know when he will be allowed to return to Tucson and use the university’s training facilities. So, for now, training at a gym in his hometown of Los Angeles with his dad is all he can do. But bigger things are on Lee’s mind during this time: police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement.  Read more

How Arizona legend Jason Terry became the Wildcats’ next assistant coach

Former Arizona legend Jason Terry said he was “first in line” when he heard the news of a coaching position opening up on the men’s basketball team back in March. Terry had been in contact with head coach Sean Miller and associate head coach Jack Murphy since September of 2019 when Terry first described his interest in joining the staff.  Read more