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Arizona women's basketball defeats North Dakota in record-setting night

The Arizona women’s basketball team opened the 2019-20 regular season with a record-setting night as they dominated the University of North Dakota on their way to a 74-42 win. The ‘Cats were able to jump out to an 18-point halftime lead after playing exceptional defense, holding the Fighting Hawks to just 26 percent from the field while forcing 16 turnovers. Read more

A look at Arizona men's basketball's highly-touted freshman class

Arizona men's basketball is set for a terrific year this year, and the main reason is because of two freshmen: Josh Green and Nico Mannion. Arizona’s recruiting class for the Class of 2023 ranked No. 6 in the nation, behind powerhouses Kentucky and Duke, as well as Oregon, Villanova and Memphis. Read more

Arizona men's basketball welcomes back Assistant Coach Jack Murphy

As Head Coach Sean Miller and Arizona basketball prepare for the upcoming season, they will welcome back a familiar face to their coaching staff this season: Jack Murphy. Murphy returns to the Wildcats, where he worked for eight years under the tutelage of famed coach Lute Olson in roles ranging from team manager to director of operations. Read more

Looking ahead to men's basketball in the Pac-12 conference

The Pac-12 conference has been extremely underwhelming in recent years, fielding just six teams to the NCAA tournament each of the last two years combined. The conference, which has been the laughingstock of the power-five conferences over the years, will look to bounce back this season in what should be an exciting year with tons of top-freshmen coming into the conference this season. In fact, four of the top 11 recruiting classes in the country come out of the Pac-12 conference, according to 247sports composite rankings.  Read more

A 'make or break' season for Head Coach Sean Miller

Arizona men's basketball Head Coach Sean Miller will be entering his 10th year with the program, which is truly remarkable considering the events the program has faced over the past decade. The Wildcats have failed to reach the Final Four since Miller’s arrival, despite annually bringing in top recruiting classes. Read more

Grant Gunnell: the future of Arizona football

Grant Gunnell is a true freshman, but he’s playing like he’s been here for a couple of years. Gunnell, who enrolled early last year so he could learn offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone’s system, has thrived in said system thus far. He has started one game this year but has played in six games and has thrown for 1061 yards this season. He has also had nine touchdowns and only one interception. Read more

UA adaptive athlete fulfills lifelong passion

Karl Yares, a non-traditional freshman and adaptive sport athlete, has an unparalleled passion for competitive athletics that has only gotten more intense since he went through a life-altering accident while working as a food caterer in California three years ago. Read more

Standout plays from Oregon State's rout of Arizona football

Arizona football dropped its Homecoming shootout against the Oregon State Beavers by a final score of 38-56 on Saturday afternoon. Between the combined total of 94 points, there were some standout plays that went down at Arizona Stadium with a crowd of about 37,000 people. Read more

Arizona volleyball takes on Colorado and Utah after rough couple of weeks

Coming off only its second win in October, Arizona volleyball finally has some momentum heading into the weekend. Another reason for the Wildcats to be optimistic going into the second half of Pac-12 play is that they play Colorado on Friday in Boulder, a team they swept the last time they faced off. Sunday should come as a challenge though, as Arizona plays No. 17 Utah, a team looking forward to continuing their strong season. Read more