Basketball

Wildcats' frustrations grow

Freshman guard Momo Jones spoke in a slow, methodical manner as he addressed the media on Tuesday. The disappointment from Sunday's loss to Arizona State still lingered two days later. Read more

Pac-10 Power Rankings

With less than 20 days until Super Sunday and only two weeks of Pacific 10 Conference play left in the 2009-10 season, the rankings of the top teams are becoming more and more critical. As the season winds down, it looks like the conference will only be represented in the Big Dance by whomever wins the Pac-10 Tournament. Read more

Sweep declined

At first, it was a defensive battle of wills.But just as ASU succumbed to Arizona's tempo in the Wildcats' January win in Tempe, the Wildcats succumbed to the hot shooting of Sun Devil guard Ty Abbott in Arizona's 73-69 loss in McKale Center on Sunday. Read more

'Cats mediocre once again

His homemade sign simply said: ""13-13. March Sadness.""With a grin the size of Interstate 10, the ASU fan waved it around, sticking it to the masses heading for the exits as the final seconds ticked off Arizona's 73-69 home loss to the Sun Devils. Read more

Sun Devils burn W-hoops

Redemption will have to wait another year for the Wildcats.It looked as if the Arizona women's basketball team (13-12, 6-8 Pacific 10 Conference) might snap its nine game losing streak to rival ASU (16-9, 8-6) on Saturday, as it outplayed the Sun Devils for the first 30 minutes of the game. Read more

Take two

It was a question of effort and focus.Arizona men's basketball head coach Sean Miller felt like his team had regressed in its loss to Oregon State Saturday, a truth so frustrating that he called it the lowest point during his time in college basketball. Read more

Chance for W-hoops to split vs. ASU

The Duel in the Desert will be renewed this weekend when the Arizona women's basketball team makes its annual trek to Tempe to take on its archrival, the Arizona State Sun Devils, in part two of the women's hoops State Farm Territorial Cup Rivalry Series on Saturday. Read more

Pac-10 Power Rankings

The murky waters at the top of the Pacific 10 Conference are finally starting to clear. After another weekend, the top teams are pulling away from a congested middle. Read more

Building momentum

After a come-from-behind victory at Oregon State, the Arizona women's basketball team returns home to Tucson tonight at 7 for its final nonconference battle against the Cal State Northridge Matadors. Read more

Seeing the real athlete

When Kentucky guard John Wall stood in front of television cameras two weeks ago and let a comment slip about his displeasure at head coach John Calipari's criticisms, he came across as a selfish player going through the motions of college hoops and waiting for his entry into the NBA Draft. Read more