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  • Wildcats promote assistant Pasternack to associate head coach

    The Arizona Wildcats announced assistant coach Joe Pasternack has been elevated to the role of associate head coach for the basketball program. Pasternack, who joined the program in May 2011, has helped guide teams to nine NCAA Tournament appearances in 14 years as a coach and administrator. “Joe has done an outstanding job in his […]
  • Former UA forward Grant Jerrett heading to Oklahoma City Thunder

    Grant Jerrett’s decision to leave Arizona after just one season was met with some skepticism back in April, but the 19-year-old received some sense of vindication at Thursday night’s NBA Draft. Jerrett, who averaged 5.2 points and 3.6 rebounds per game during his freshman campaign in Tucson, was selected with the No. 40 overall pick […]
  • Former UA forward Solomon Hill selected with No. 23 overall pick

    Arizona forward Solomon Hill was the first local product to hear his name called in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. The Indiana Pacers selected the 6-foot-7 senior with the No. 23 overall pick. “It feels great to be a first-round draft pick, and it’s very humbling,” Hill said. “I’ve learned that you have to focus on […]
  • Report: Houston transfer Joseph Young to visit Arizona Wildcats

    The Arizona Wildcats lost a lot of scoring with the graduations of Solomon Hill, Mark Lyons and Kevin Parrom as well as the early defection to the NBA by Grant Jerrett. And even though head coach Sean Miller will be welcoming one of the best recruiting classes in the nation, there’s no telling how his […]
  • Ex-Wildcat Solomon Hill works out for Suns

    Four years earlier, Solomon Hill was a sought-after high school recruit with options for where to continue his playing career. Now, he’s on the other side, trying to recruit teams and prove to them he’s an option for them to call his name on draft night. His tour through NBA cities landed the former UA […]
  • Arizona Wildcats Pac-12 hoops schedule released

    The Arizona Wildcats will play five of their first seven Pac-12 hoops games in the friendly confines of the McKale Center in Tucson. The team’s schedule was released Friday, and it is as follows: January 2, vs. Washington January 4, vs. Washington State January 9, at UCLA January 11, at USC January 18, vs. Arizona […]
  • Running back Carey ranked as top-25 player in college football

    Last season, Arizona running back Ka’Deem Carey rushed for a nation-best and school record 1,929 yards to go along with 23 touchdowns. He also caught 36 passes for 303 yards and a score. He was a consensus first-team All-American and and a Heisman Trophy candidate. So, it’s not surprising that Matt Hayes of Sporting News […]
  • Wildcats boast easiest non-conference football schedule

    If the Arizona Wildcats struggle to win games in 2013, it probably won’t be due to their out of conference slate. According to CBS Sports’ Bruce Feldman, Rich Rodriguez’s team has the softest non-conference schedule in the land. Year Two of the Rich Rod Era sees the Wildcats face two of their three non-conference opponents […]
  • ESPN’s Ford: Grant Jerrett a bubble first-round pick

    Grant Jerrett’s decision to leave the University of Arizona for the NBA Draft after just one season in Tucson was met with much skepticism. After all, the 6-foot-10, 235-pound forward averaged just 5.2 points and 3.6 rebounds per game. He played roughly 18 minutes per night, and while he showed great potential, he was not […]
  • Arizona coach Sean Miller’s contract extended

    University of Arizona men’s basketball coach Sean Miller’s contract has been extended by one year, as it now goes up to the 2017-18 season. According to AZStarnet.com, the Arizona Board of Regents approved the move Thursday, with chair Rick Myers saying, “We want him to stay at the University of Arizona.” The move effectively gives […]
  • Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez pays visit to Arizona Cardinals practice

    Bruce Arians was not the only head coach at Arizona Cardinals football practice Wednesday. Rich Rodriguez, who is in his second year as the head coach at the University of Arizona, made the roughly 103-mile trek to pay a visit to the pro team from up north. “Got a chance to watch a little bit […]
  • Report: Grant Jerrett ‘impressing’ during NBA workouts

    When Grant Jerrett elected to declare for the NBA Draft following a fairly nondescript freshman season at the University of Arizona, most people thought he was making a mistake. Though talented, the 6-foot-10 forward with good range was very raw as a prospect, and he averaged just 5.2 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in […]
  • Arizona Wildcats collect multiple preseason awards

    The Arizona Wildcats collected some awards on Monday afternoon when the Phil Steele Preseason All-Pac-12 Teams were announced. Five Wildcats were named on the list, headlined by junior running back Ka’Deem Carey who made the first team on offense. Junior offensive lineman Mickey Baucus (fourth team) also represented the offensive side of the ball. The […]
  • Arizona’s T.J. McConnell ranked as country’s ninth-best point guard

    T.J. McConnell has yet to put on an Arizona uniform in a game that counts, but his impact on the program is already being felt. A transfer from Duquesne, McConnell sat out last season but is set to take over at point guard for the Wildcats, and folks in the Old Pueblo are pretty excited. […]
  • Arizona logo on facemasks? Not yet, anyway

    Logos on football helmets are no big deal. In fact, most teams have at least one graphic on their helmet, with most having something on both sides. And, in case a school decides that’s not enough, it appears there is another part of the helmet that could feature a logo: the facemask. Threw some color […]
  • If only Phoenix Suns had what UA has

    What if we said that UA has signed a better player than the Suns will draft? No joke. And that’s no slam on the Suns. Instead, it illustrates that there’s no slam dunk in this year’s NBA Draft. To be kind, the upcoming draft class is underwhelming. In fact, I asked new Suns GM Ryan […]
  • Arizona to play home-and-home series with University of Houston

    The Arizona Wildcats announced Tuesday they have agreed to play a home-and-home football series with the University of Houston, beginning in the 2017 season. As per the announcement, the teams will meet in the season’s second week each year, with the first game being played in Tucson. That game will be the first time the […]
  • Findings from independent review on Pac-12 Tournament officiating released

    On Sunday, the Pac-12 CEO Group released its official findings from the independent review conducted regarding the controversial dispute between former Director of Officiating Ed Rush and UA basketball head coach Sean Miller stemming from the 2013 Pac-12 Tournament. The review, which was conducted by the law firm of Ice Miller, LLP, focused on the […]
  • Arizona hoops fans ranked second in the country

    Fan support is never really an issue for the University of Arizona basketball team. One of the top programs in the country, Wildcat faithful flock to the McKale Center to see their team take on all comers, as sellouts are the norm. Now their support has been quantified. According to a study by Emory Sports […]
  • Part of Arizona Wildcats’ TV schedule released

    Rich Rodriguez’s second season as the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats will kickoff against Northern Arizona University on the Pac-12 Network. The game is scheduled for August 30 at 7:00 p.m. Also on the Pac-12 Network will be UA’s home contest against UTSA, which will be on September 14. In between those two games […]