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  • 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 […]
  • UA coach Rodriguez on state’s recruits: ‘I want all of them to come’

    With college football’s National Signing Day in the books, head coaches have now had some time to let things sink in and evaluate their rosters. University of Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez told Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf that he’s very pleased with how things went for UA on signing day. “Our guys identified the […]
  • Wildcats QB Matt Scott invited to NFL Combine

    Last April quarterback Nick Foles became the first Arizona Wildcats passer to be drafted since 1961. A third-round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona’s career leader in virtually every significant passing category made his debut in November, ending another long (and somewhat embarrassing) drought for the school. Well, the gap between Foles and the next […]
  • Cat Tracks: UA survives a scare from Stanford

    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 6 win against Stanford. Arizona 73, Stanford 66. The Good: Mark Lyons […]
  • Rich Rodriguez lands 24 in second Arizona recruiting class

    Arizona Wildcats coach Rich Rodriguez doesn’t concern himself much when it comes to recruiting rankings. Scout.com ranks Arizona’s class 27th, Rivals places them 36th, and ESPN pegs it 39th. With the class signed, sealed and delivered, the second-year Arizona coach said he and his staff do their own evaluations and rankings in their search for […]
  • Arizona Wildcats signing day hangout

    The Arizona Wildcats are hosting a Google+ Chat during signing day, with insight and thoughts on all their new recruits. Follow @AZSports
  • Evaluating the Arizona Wildcats at Pac-12’s midway point

    If someone told you before the season that the Arizona Wildcats would be 19-2 with a 7-2 mark in the Pac-12, chances are you would have had some doubts but taken that production. After all, that record is good enough to have Sean Miller’s team ranked 7th in the country, and with an RPI of […]
  • Cat Tracks: Wildcats beat Cougars, tie for Pac-12 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 February 2 win against Washington State. Arizona 79, Washington State 65. The Good: […]
  • Cat Tracks: UA overcomes sloppy start to beat Huskies

    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 January 31 win against Washington. Arizona 57, Washington 53. The Good: For the […]