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Basketball

This day in Wildcat history: Arizona men’s basketball advances to Final Four after 87-81 win over Illinois

You fill out your bracket every March with the hope of seeing the best teams in the later rounds of the tournament battle it out for a championship. Most of the time that doesn’t happen as your pick to win the dance crumbles to a Cinderella team and spoils that desired No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup in the Regional finals. But that was not the case in 2001. 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