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Basketball

Former UA legends Richard Jefferson and Jason Terry emerge as candidates for vacant assistant coaching job

Former Arizona legends Jason Terry and Richard Jefferson have been hinted at becoming the Wildcat’s next assistant coach, according to Jeff Goodman of Stadium. The news of Terry being the lead candidate was announced Tuesday, April 21, by Goodman on Twitter, which ignited a response from Jefferson quoting the tweet and indicating that he is also a candidate for the position and wishing Terry the best of luck in the race to become Wildcat's newest assistant coach.  Read more

Arizona preparing for the worst-case scenario: What Kerr Kriisa can bring to the Wildcats next season

If you take a look at the roster Arizona is set to put out next season, you might think to yourself that the Wildcats have enough guards to survive the long and grueling season. The University of Arizona was already two or three deep at both guard positions before the commitment of 6-foot-2 guard Kerr Kiisa from Estonia on Saturday, April 18. So, why did Sean Miller and the coaching staff pick up another commit at the guard position? Read more

Aari Mcdonald wins Ann Meyers Drysdale Award

Aari McDonald’s impressive season continues to be recognized as she was named the winner of the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award on Monday by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and she becomes the first player in school history to win one of the five positional awards. Read more

Arizona women’s basketball concludes regular season with No. 4 Stanford and Cal

Arizona has been consistent all season until this past weekend, where the team ran into a road bump losing Aari McDonald for their road trip against Utah and Colorado. They defeated Utah handedly and dropped a brutal game to Colorado 50-38. The Buffaloes went on a 15-0 run to finish off the game and Arizona did not score in the final three minutes. Sam Thomas balled out for the Wildcats and dropped a career-high 31 points Friday against Utah. Sunday against Colorado was a different story, as she dropped 7 points shooting 2-for-9. Read more

Arizona women's basketball rebounds from Oregon loss to take down No. 9 Oregon State

After getting dismantled against Oregon on Friday night, Arizona women's basketball rallied from a seven-point deficit in the second half to win 65-58 in overtime against Oregon State. This was its first win over a top-10 team on the road. The Wildcats improved from their sluggish night in Eugene with an impressive defensive display. Oregon State had 14 turnovers and completely fell apart at the end of the game.  Read more