Sports

Wise does it again

Nic Wise took an inbound pass the length of the floor to score a game-winning layup with 0.9 seconds left to give the Arizona men's basketball team (6-5) a 74-72 win over North Carolina State (8-3) Wednesday night in McKale Center. Read more

Livengood thrived in economy's toughest times

Commentary: Facing the same recession as everybody else, outgoing UA athletic director Jim Livengood accomplished what every businessman, legislator and president struggled to do in the past three years: Balance the budget and keep entities afloat. Read more

Arizona muzzles Bulldogs

After a frustrating first period, Arizona head coach Sean Miller found himself calmly rotating the offense-defense substitutions with minutes left in the game as Louisiana Tech attempted and failed to make Arizona miss free throws down the stretch in Wednesday' 83-67 Wildcat home victory. Read more

Finding themselves

Of all the questions surrounding Arizona women's basketball at the beginning of the season, one of the biggest was about what kind of team the Wildcats (5-1) would become. Creating a team identity, a gaping hole for last year's team, has become a focus for the Wildcats, especially with six new players thrown into the mix. Read more

More than a rivalry game

A chance at a .500 win percentage, redemption against a hated rivalry, the quest for seven straight wins, the opportunity to take out a top-10 team in the country and the chance to hear thousands of Icecat fanatics at the Tucson Convention Center go absolutely buck wild. Read more

Swim and dive to kick it up a notch

Like most Arizona students, the UA swimmers and divers will travel to their respective destinations for holiday celebrations after finals. But unlike other Wildcat students, the swim and dive team will follow up eggnog and cookies with some of the most rigorous training of the season, beginning Dec. 28. Read more

W-hoops seeing big impact from freshman

A head coach can only hope for a freshman to step in and take advantage of whatever opportunities she was given in her first year. Maybe she would make a few key shots in limited minutes or give some rest to the veteran players off the bench. Read more

Q & A with former Wildcat Mustafa Shakur

Former Wildcat Mustafa Shakur was a highly decorated recruit. Coming out of high school, he was ranked higher than NBA All-Star point guard Chris Paul. He played four years (2003-2007) under Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson, starting in all but two games at Arizona. But despite the accolades in high school, Shakur's inconsistent career at Arizona resulted in the former Wildcat going undrafted after his senior year at Arizona in 2007. The Arizona Daily Wildcat caught up with Shakur to discuss playing in the D-League, working out with Nic Wise and whether the Wildcats will extend their streak to 26. Read more

Take two

To compete in one sport in college requires an exceptional amount of time, dedication and effort. In order to compete with some of the best athletes in the country and keep up, athletes need to sacrifice quite a bit. Read more

Strength of a weak schedule

By now it's obvious. Arizona is the young and vulnerable team that head coach Sean Miller first described before his team hit the road to the Maui Invitational. Read more