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  • UA coach Rodriguez comments on Ka’Deem Carey

    Ka’Deem Carey had one of the best seasons in University of Arizona football history. He’s also had one of the worst offseasons anyone can remember. Not long after rushing for a school-record 1,929 yards and 23 touchdowns, Carey faced charges for misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct due to an incident with a pregnant ex-girlfriend, and […]
  • ESPN Insider: UA not a good bet to reach Final Four

    The Arizona Wildcats’ basketball team (23-4), ranked No. 11 in both the AP Top 25 and USA Today Coaches Polls, look like a contender to reach their first Final Four since 2001. Though, ESPN.com’s John Gasaway seems to think otherwise. Over the course of seven seasons, Gasaway has gathered statistical data of every team that […]
  • Basketball recruit Jackson-Cartwright can ‘steady the ship’ for Arizona

    Arizona doesn’t really have a “true” point guard on its roster this season, as senior Mark Lyons is more of a combo guard. But in receiving a verbal commitment from four-star point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright on Sunday, head coach Sean Miller is making sure the Wildcats are set at the one for the foreseeable future. […]
  • Bearing Down with Adam and Jarrett – Washington sweep followed by big road trip

    The Wildcats finally looked good in a home sweep of the Washington schools, but does it mean the season has turned around? We’ll find out when the team visits Los Angeles. Adam Green and Jarrett Carlen talk about the weekend that was along with the weekend that will be in this week’s edition of ‘Bearing […]
  • Wildcats move up to 11th in AP and Coaches Polls

    After a few straight weeks of sliding backwards, the Arizona Wildcats finally moved up a little in the rankings. The Wildcats, following a home sweep of the Washington schools, moved up to 11th in both the AP and Coaches Polls. Arizona knocked off Washington by a score of 70-52 and beat Washington State 73-56. The […]
  • Wildcats land ESPN top 30 prospect for 2014

    The University of Arizona received a verbal commitment from a 2014 ESPN 60 recruit on Sunday. Loyola High School point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright verballed to the Wildcats after a weekend visit to Tucson. UA’s No. 1 target at point guard told ESPN’s recruiting nation that UA coach Sean Miller played a huge role in his […]
  • Cat Tracks: No. 12 Wildcats notch win over Cougars

    Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but we all know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a basketball game. So, we give you ‘Cat Tracks’, providing you with the analysis, quotes and notes from Arizona’s 73-56 win over Washington State on February 23. The Good: Senior Kevin Parrom […]
  • Cat Tracks: UA routs Huskies despite slow start

    Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but we all know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a basketball game. So, we give you ‘Cat Tracks’, providing you with the analysis, quotes and notes from Arizona’s 70-52 win over Washington on February 20. The Good: Senior leadership can take […]
  • Cat Tracks: UA pulls out much-needed road win despite blowing lead

    Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but we all know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a basketball game. So, we give you ‘Cat Tracks’, providing you with the analysis, quotes and notes from Arizona’s 68-64 win over Utah on February 18. Arizona 68 Utah 64. The Good: […]
  • UA recruit selected to McDonald’s All American Game

    University of Arizona 2014 recruit Rondae Hollis-Jefferson was named to the 36th annual McDonald’s All American Game. Hollis-Jefferson was one of 24 high school athletes selected to the annual all-star event. The 6-foot-7 forward ranks 16th in ESPN’s top 100 and No. 1 in the state of Pennsylvania. UA coach Sean Miller has now seen […]
  • Cat Tracks: Wildcats have no shot in Colorado

    The Story: The No. 9 Arizona Wildcats went into their matchup with Colorado expecting an emotional Buffaloes squad. They got it. Colorado used a 18-3 run over the final 5:39 of the first half and first 3:02 of the second to run away from Arizona, beating the visitors by a score of 71-58 Thursday night […]
  • Athlon Sports: UA has best football/basketball coach duo in Pac-12

    Arizona AD Greg Byrne has said he would not trade his collection of coaches for any in the country. As it pertains to football and men’s basketball, he may be right to have zero interest in parting with his coaches — at least, for any in the Pac-12. Athlonsports.com ranked the conference’s coaching tandems, and […]
  • Arizona AD Byrne tasked with keeping coaches happy, in Tucson

    A friend asked how I felt about the Arizona Wildcats extending Rich Rodriguez’s contract after just one season. The move, he felt, was a bit premature. Sure, Rodriguez led the Cats to an 8-5 record that included a bowl victory, but did he really deserve a raise? Not really, but the move had to be […]
  • Arizona AD Greg Byrne: ‘I’m all for the stipend’

    A hotly-debated topic of late is whether or not collegiate athletes should get paid. Some argue that athletes make their schools a considerable amount of money and should benefit financially because of it. Others, though, say a scholarship — or other advantages already afforded to the student-athletes — is sufficient, since the main goal of […]
  • Mike Bibby explains ejection from high school game

    Oh, the beautiful thing about the internet (or maybe it’s a curse) is that information spreads quickly. ArizonaSports.com, along with other web outlets, posted stories and videos about former UA and NBA standout Mike Bibby being escorted from his son’s high school basketball game by Scottsdale Police. Then, during Monday’s Doug and Wolf Show on […]
  • Wildcats drop to ninth in the polls

    The seventh-ranked Arizona Wildcats entered their Sunday matchup against California with a chance to really rise in the national rankings due to losses by other top-10 teams. Then the Wildcats went out and lost. A 77-69 defeat to the Golden Bears left the Wildcats with a 20-3 record including an 8-3 mark in the Pac-12, […]
  • Cat Tracks: No. 7 Wildcats upset by California at McKale Center

    Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but we all know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a basketball game. So, we give you ‘Cat Tracks’, providing you with the analysis, quotes and notes from Arizona’s February 10 loss to Cal. California 77 Arizona 69. The Good: Mark Lyons […]
  • ESPN.com: Wildcats signees rank in top half of Pac-12

    The Arizona Wildcats and coach Rich Rodriguez finished National Signing Day with 24 new recruits. Amongst those, the Wildcats fared better than their rivals in several categories — acquiring an ESPN 300 recruit, a quarterback(s) and earning a slightly better grade. According to an ESPN Insider article, UA’s recruiting class ranked sixth in the Pac-12 […]
  • Wildcats give football coach Rich Rodriguez a pay increase

    Rich Rodriguez guided the Arizona Wildcats to an 8-5 record with a win in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl in his first year in Tucson, and now he’s been rewarded for his efforts. According to Anthony Gimino’s Wildcat Report in the Tucson Citizen, the university has proposed a raise of $225,000 per year along with […]
  • A peek at Arizona’s new-look synthetic field

    The Arizona Wildcats will have a new playing surface beginning next season, as they’ve elected to get rid of natural grass in favor of synthetic field turf. And now we know what it’s going to look like. Athletic director Greg Byrne tweeted a photo of what the new field will look like. The end zones […]