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  • Top 25 AZ Sports Stories of 2011: #10 The U of A coaching change

    The staff of has compiled their list of the top 25 Arizona sports stories of the year 2011. We’ll be unveiling them over the next couple of weeks all leading up to the top story of 2011. In October of 2010, the Arizona Wildcats football team was sitting on top of the world — […]
  • Top 25 AZ Sports Stories of 2011: #12 Wildcats advance to Elite 8

    The staff of has compiled their list of the top 25 Arizona sports stories of the year 2011. We’ll be unveiling them over the next couple of weeks all leading up to the top story of 2011. Sean Miller’s second year as the head coach at the University of Arizona was a rebirth of […]
  • Wildcats rebound to beat Oakland at home

    The streaky Wildcats were at it again. This time it was a positive finish in the friendly confines of Tucson, winning 85-73 against the Golden Grizzlies of Oakland. After that 0-14 deficit the team created for itself on Saturday the team knew they could not afford to get off to a slow start, no matter […]
  • Slow start dooms ‘Cats in loss to Gonzaga

    Arizona was outclassed right from the opening tip falling behind 14-0 and never fully recovering in a 71-60 loss to Gonzaga at Key Arena in Seattle. For 10 minutes it seemed as if the Wildcats were just going through the motions until Jordin Mayes stepped up and added a spark. That spark was not enough […]
  • Wildcats fall to Florida in narrow 78-72 loss

    This may have been the perfect good team for the Wildcats to play at this time. Florida was a Top 10 team entering the season, but after two early season losses they found themselves searching for a defining victory. Arizona, a Top 20 team to start the season, has experienced a very similar start and […]
  • Arizona’s Solomon Hill named Pac-12 player of the week

    The Arizona Wildcats entered the season hoping for immediate contributions from a heralded freshman class, but at the same time expecting key veterans to step up. One such player is junior Solomon Hill, whose strong play led to him being named the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. […]
  • Former Arizona coach Mike Stoops heading to Ohio State?

    Mike Stoops has been unemployed for nearly two months now, though the former Arizona coach may not be out of work for long. According to the Oklahoman, Stops has met with Ohio State coach Urban Meyer about possibly joining the new coach’s staff. “I don’t comment on that stuff,” Stoops said in a telephone interview […]
  • Could Brewster be joining Rich Rod’s staff?

    Rich Rodriguez was named the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats last week, and immediately there was speculation on what the rest of his staff would look like. While there is still a lot of football to be played in the 2011 season limiting many possibilities for Rodriguez, one interesting name is surfacing. It’s the […]
  • Freshmen lead Wildcats in Las Cruces

    If you blinked, you would have missed the Wildcats turn a two-point deficit into a 10-point lead in mere moments led by freshmen Nick Johnson and Josiah Turner. The ‘Cats went on to beat New Mexico State 83-76 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Johnson had his best game yet with 19 points and 2 assists. […]
  • Rich Rodriguez nearly went to Tulane, wants Michigan on schedule

    Rich Rodriguez has been the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats for a week now, though he was close to taking the same job with Tulane. In a speech given to Tulane boosters, John Curtis Christian School head coach J.T. Curtis said Rodriguez told him the decision to take the job in Tucson was tougher […]
  • Snapshot: Wildcats end season on a high note

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  • It’s now back-to-back losses for the Wildcats

    Losing to San Diego State University is indefensible. This team lost four starters, Kawhi Leonard to the NBA (No. 15 pick traded to San Antonio) and Malcolm Thomas, D.J. Gay and Billy White to graduation. They lost 48.3 PPG, 25.3 RPG and 9.5 APG with those four players who carried the team to a berth […]
  • Rich Rodriguez says time was perfect to go to Arizona

    New Univeristy of Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez joined Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf to talk about his new job down in Tucson. “I think the timing for me is great, I’ve always wanted to live in a warm weather state,” Rodriguez said. “I think the football passion is going to be there.” Rodriguez […]
  • ESPN NCAA analyst says Rodriguez hire is a ‘home run’

    Arizona’s hiring of Rich Rodriguez has been met with plenty of applause from the national media, with many saying the Old Pueblo is a much better fit for the coach than Ann Arbor. Baggage included, the prevailing thought is Rodriguez will succeed where others have not. A guest on Arizona Sports 620’s Burns and Gambo, […]
  • Rodriguez sets lofty goals in Tucson

    Less than twenty-four hours after athletic director Greg Byrne announced his hiring via Twitter, Rich Rodriguez was introduced at a press conference at McKale Center on Tuesday. And it didn’t take long for Rodriguez to endear himself to the locals by saying all the right things. “I want to win the Rose Bowl at the […]
  • Arizona hires Rich Rodriguez as new football coach

    The Arizona Wildcats have their coach. The announcement was made by Arizona AD Greg Byrne via Twitter Monday that former West Virginia and Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez will take over in Tucson, putting an end to a search that begin in mid-October. Rodriguez does not arrive in Tucson without baggage, as he had an acrimonious […]
  • Rich Rod called leading candidate for UA job

    Numerous sources, including CBS’ Bruce Feldman, are reporting that former West Virginia and Michigan head coach Rich Rodriguez is the leading contender to take over the vacant head football coaching job at the University of Arizona. Feldmans’s tweet Monday afternoon read: Expect Rich Rodriguez to named the next Arizona head coach in the next 48 […]
  • Arizona Wildcats football searches for a coach

    Aren’t coaching searches fun! Well, sometimes. Arizona fired head football coach Mike Stoops on October 10, and director of athletics Greg Byrne said the search for a replacement would begin immediately. Plenty of names will be linked to Tucson, with some being bigger than others, but Byrne said he will not comment on anything until […]
  • UA Hoops: Experience trumped youth in NY

    It is a common thought that New York represents a certain culture of grittiness and toughness. The Arizona Wildcats had to capture some of that toughness to overcome a partisan crowd at Madison Square Garden in the backyard of their opponent, the St. John’s University Red Storm, whom they defeated 81-72. Out of the gates […]
  • Arizona talks to Urban Meyer about coaching job

    The Arizona Wildcats need a new football coach, and apparently athletic director Greg Byrne has his sights set pretty high. According to the New York Times, Greg Byrne met with former Florida coach Urban Meyer early last week to discuss the job. The person said that Meyer, who has expressed his desire to return to […]