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  • Derrick Williams craves competition NBA brings

    PHOENIX – Most college players who declare early for the NBA Draft make that choice because they crave the big salary and lavish lifestyle that awaits them. Former University of Arizona forward Derrick Williams was compelled to declare early to play in the NBA for a different reason. “I like the competition. Every night you […]
  • Derrick Williams impresses everyone — except Markieff Morris

    A consensus top two pick in June’s NBA Draft, Derrick Williams has surely impressed many in basketball circles. Williams, who averaged 19.5 points and 8.3 rebounds per game as a sophomore at Arizona, led the Wildcats to the Elite Eight before deciding to go pro. While coaches, scouts and fans can say what they think […]
  • Incoming UA freshman Turner named MVP of tournament final

    There’s a reason why Arizona fans, while maybe disappointed about MoMo Jones transferring, aren’t panicking over where the team is heading. Josiah Turner. Turner, one of the top freshman in the country, is now likely to take over as the lead guard for a team with conference title aspirations. If his recent play is any […]
  • Wildcats welcoming in a top 10 recruiting class

    For anyone who is worried about the Arizona Wildcats struggling to replace the likes of Derrick Williams and MoMo Jones, it would appear the concern is unfounded. Sure, they’ll miss Williams, who is likely a top-two pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. As well, the transfer of Jones came as a bit of a surprise. […]
  • Report: MoMo Jones transferring to St. John’s

    It didn’t take long for MoMo Jones to find a new home. The former Arizona guard, who announced he was transferring from the school earlier in the week, will be playing for St. John’s, according to the New York Post. The Post also learned that Arizona guard Lamont “MoMo” Jones of Harlem, will transfer to […]
  • Derrick Williams wants to replace LeBron in Cleveland

    Arizona Wildcat forward Derrick Williams isn’t lacking confidence. As a matter of fact, it appears he has an overabundance of it. In a statement after finding out Tuesday night that the Cleveland Cavaliers would have the first pick in the NBA Draft, Williams shared why he’d be the best option with the first pick. “I […]
  • UA’s Waldrop to enter College Football Hall of Fame

    A member of Arizona’s “Desert Swarm” defense, Rob Waldrop was a winner of the Bednarik, Nakurski and Outland trophies during his final year in school. Now, nearly 20 years later, he will be known for another accomplishment: being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Waldrop, a consensus All-America in 1992, claimed unanimous All-America […]
  • Maryland never offered Sean Miller the job?

    It was generally thought that Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller turned down an offer to take the same job at Maryland. Well, he didn’t, but now word comes out that the job was never even Miller’s to turn down. MD AD Kevin Anderson: Did you offer job to Sean Miller.. “no I did not”. #Terps […]
  • How close was Sean Miller to leaving University of Arizona basketball?

    University of Arizona head coach Sean Miller was a lot closer to leaving than I think anyone wants to admit.
  • Sean Miller: ‘I’m here for the long haul’

    He listened and, ultimately, he stayed. Sean Miller acknowledged that he spoke with Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson about the school’s head coaching vacancy and considered taking the job. But, through it all, he ultimately decided the best move for him and his family was to not move at all. “I paused and considered for […]
  • NBA analyst Kerr believes Miller staying at UofA

    PHOENIX – With the announcement that coach Gary Williams would be retiring from Maryland, rumors have circulated around University of Arizona’s Sean Miller possibly becoming his replacement. Former Wildcat and TNT NBA analyst Steve Kerr isn’t buying it. “I don’t think he’s going anywhere,” said Kerr on the Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash show […]
  • Rumors have Arizona’s Sean Miller seriously considering Maryland job

    Is Maryland better than Arizona in November? It might be for one college basketball coach. Thanks to Gary Williams’ retirement Maryland is searching for its first new basketball coach in 22-years. Rumors are flying around about who will replace the legendary coach, with all signs beginning to point directly at the University of Arizona’s Sean […]
  • Derrick Williams had to go pro, hard to blame him

    Derrick Williams knows what he’s going to miss. “If I were to stay, we would have a great chance to win a national championship, but at the same time, not too many people get this opportunity, to move on to the next level,” he said during what is his final press conference as an Arizona […]
  • Offense will carry Cats if line can hold up

    If the Arizona Wildcats are to contend in the Pac-12 South next season it will be the offense that leads the way. Senior quarterback Nick Foles has a number of pass catchers to throw the ball to, including Juron Criner and Texas transfer Dan Buckner. However, their biggest question mark is up front, as the […]
  • Pac-12 looking at Sunday games possibility

    Even if the NFL lockout continues into the fall, the tradition of Sunday football might not be as nonexistent as fans believe. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott sees an opportunity on that beloved day of the week and most likely isn’t the only conference commissioner with that mindset. “We are always looking at the chess pieces […]
  • UA star Williams to declare for NBA Draft

    Sorry Tucson. Arizona basketball star Derrick Williams, after weeks of speculation, has decided to forgo his final two years of eligibility and enter the 2011 NBA Draft, according to “After careful consideration and with the support of my family and Coach Miller, I have decided to declare for the 2011 NBA Draft,” said Williams. […]
  • Derrick Williams on others going pro: NoSirNotMe

    Arizona Wildcats fans, anxious over Derrick Williams’ potential departure, have found themselves hanging on his every word…and tweet. In the latest installment of “As Derrick Williams’ Draft Status Turns,” the sophomore responded to the news of Duke star Kyrie Irving entering the draft with, well, an interesting choice of words. Damn.. Everybody leaving today..?! #NoSirNotMeless […]
  • Wildcats come oh-so-close against Huskies

    Two to tie. Three to win. A miss gets you a ticket on the first bus back to Tucson. If only this game were a Buffalo Wild Wings commercial — I would have sent the game into overtime. I watched the red and blue get sucked out of U of A fans at Majerle’s in […]
  • Analyst Seth Davis discusses the future of the Wildcats

    When CBS college basketball analyst Seth Davis was asked to describe the Arizona Wildcats’ 2010-2011 season on KTAR 620’s Doug and Wolf Monday morning he simply replied with one word: “Brilliance.” Davis, who has also been a writer at Sports Illustrated since 1995, attributed a considerable portion of that “brilliance” to second year Head Coach […]
  • Derrick Williams to the NBA? Odds set at 50-50

    For University of Arizona fans looking for something to smile about, ESPN’s Chad Ford may have thrown you a big, meat-filled bone. In an ESPN Insider report Ford lists the All-America forward in the “50-50” group for players thought to be declaring for the NBA Draft. Much better than the assumed odds, no? Ford does […]