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NBA All-Star Weekend Recap: Former Arizona Wildcat Lauri Markkanen

Former Arizona Wildcats Finland Phenom, aka The Finnisher, Lauri Markkanen, just “finnished” up his first NBA All-Star weekend. Let’s see how it all went down. This past weekend in Los Angeles, Lauri Markkanen represented the Arizona Wildcat basketball program in style and took part in his first NBA All-Star Weekend. Markkanen competed in both the […] NBA All-Star Weekend Recap:...
Via Zona Zealots
2 hours ago

REPORT: Sean Miller Offered Massive Payment to Ensure DeAndre Ayton Came to Arizona

The post REPORT: Sean Miller Offered Massive Payment to Ensure DeAndre Ayton Came to Arizona appeared first on KCM Sports.
Via KCM Sports
3 hours ago

Arizona's Sean Miller caught on FBI wiretap talking paying DeAndre Ayton, report says

The FBI investigation took another high-profile twist
Via CBSSports.com
3 hours ago

Arizona's Sean Miller was caught on tape discussing payment for Deandre Ayton, report says

Sean Miller allegedly told a runner for agent Andy Miller to discuss payment with him when it came to DeAndre Ayton.
Via Sporting News
3 hours ago

Sean Miller reportedly caught on phone discussing payment for DeAndre Ayton

Sean Miller is one of the coaches who could be facing trouble with the NCAA due to evidence uncovered by the FBI in their corruption case.According to ESPN’s Mark Schlabach, the FBI caught Miller on wiretap discussing a payment with Christian Dawkins for recruit DeAndre Ayton. Miller was discussing paying $100,000 to ensure Ayton would end up playing for his Arizona Wildcats.Ayton...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Wiretaps show Miller talked payment

FBI wiretaps intercepted multiple conversations between Arizona coach Sean Miller and Christian Dawkins, in which Miller discussed a $100,000 payment to ensure star freshman Deandre Ayton signed with the Wildcats, sources told ESPN.
Via ESPN
4 hours ago

Arizona Basketball: Crossroads, Shareef O’Neal going to CIF Final Four

Crossroads High School star and Arizona Basketball commit Shareef O’Neal with his teammate DJ Houston led the team and beat Los Altos HS move on to the CIF Southern Section Final Four on tonight. Crossroads High School and their star forward Shareef O’Neal have a new coaching staff this year headed up by Drew League veteran […] Arizona Basketball: Crossroads, Shareef O’Neal going...
Via Zona Zealots
5 hours ago

Arizona Basketball: Rawle Alkins clutch in sealing win over Beavers

Big Shot Rawle Alkins proved he is clutch for Arizona Basketball and helped to close out a game, and that’s what the NBA wants. Arizona Basketball combo guard Rawle Alkins was out there in Corvallis proving he’s a closer, a player who can rise to the occasion. Alkins says he will, “Do whatever it takes to win.” […] Arizona Basketball: Rawle Alkins clutch in sealing win over Beavers...
Via Zona Zealots
11 hours ago

Arizona Basketball: Wildcats win in overtime over the Beavers without Allonzo Trier

The Arizona Basketball clawed their way to victory in overtime over the Oregon State Beavers. They did this on the road without Allonzo Trier in the lineup. Adversity. That is what Arizona Basketball faced in their tough matchup on the road against the upset-minded Oregon State Beavers. Earlier in the day, the team found out they […] Arizona Basketball: Wildcats win in overtime over...
Via Zona Zealots
12 hours ago

Why 2018-19 will be better for Arizona Women’s Basketball

It has been a tough season in 2017-18 for the Arizona Women’s Basketball team, as the Wildcats sit in eleventh in the Pac-12, but 2018-19 should be better. Winning programs aren’t created over night. It’s been a tough season for the Arizona Women’s Basketball team, as the Wildcats have just six wins, sitting in eleventh […] Why 2018-19 will be better for Arizona Women’s Basketball...
Via Zona Zealots
13 hours ago

WATCH: Sean MIller Postgame Oregon State

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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Allonzo Trier Suspended Indefinitely again, for Banned Substance use

BREAKING NEWS: Arizona’s Allonzo Trier is suspended indefinitely after having trace amounts of a banned substance that got him suspended last year. Amidst the uncertainty of the ongoing FBI probe, more bad news has come forth for the Arizona Basketball team. On Thursday, it was announced that Allonzo Trier has been declared ineligible by the […] Allonzo Trier Suspended Indefinitely...
Via Zona Zealots
1 day ago

Arizona appealing Allonzo Trier’s positive test

Arizona announced on Thursday that star guard Allonzo Trier has been ruled ineligible after traces of a banned substance were found in his system during a January drug test. They also said that they are appealing the decision in hopes that Trier will be made eligible again.Here is the statement from the Wildcats:“Earlier today, the University of Arizona was notified that the NCAA...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona just lost second-leading scorer Allonzo Trier thanks to a disputed drug test result

In a decision that could have a substantial impact on the college basketball national title race, the NCAA has declared Arizona’s second leading scorer Allonzo Trier ineligible after he tested positive for a banned substance. According to Arizona, the test returned a quantity of the substance that was “minuscule by scientific standards” and was actually left over from his previous...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago

Arizona Football Hires Brian Johnson as Strength and Conditioning Coach

As the Arizona Football staff has become finalized, the Wildcats added one more piece, naming Brian Johnson as the strength and conditioning coach. As the Spring training period approaches, the Arizona Football team is nearly set in preparation for the 2018 season. Even with a new staff in tow, the Wildcats were still however, missing […] Arizona Football Hires Brian Johnson as Strength...
Via Zona Zealots
1 day ago

Wooden Watch: Why Deandre Ayton stands out in a crowded field

Arizona's big man is quietly having an outstanding season. In a year dominated by balanced teams, Ayton could provide an alternative to Oklahoma's Trae Young.
Via ESPN
1 day ago

Arizona Wildcats Hockey earns a spot in the 2018 ACHA National Tournament

The Arizona Wildcats hockey team earned a spot in the 2018 ACHA National Tournament and will look to continue their winning ways in March. When you think of March, you think of the Arizona Wildcats Basketball team taking part in March Madness, right?! Well, this time around there will be another Arizona Wildcats team competing […] Arizona Wildcats Hockey earns a spot in the 2018...
Via Zona Zealots
1 day ago

No. 14 Arizona beats Oregon State 75-65 in OT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Deandre Ayton had 19 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks, and No. 14 Arizona, minus one of its star players, beat Oregon State 75-65 in overtime on Thursday night. Rawle Alkins added clutch scoring with 16 points and eight rebounds, and Dusan Ristic had 14 points for the Wildcats (22-6, 12-3 Pac-12), who were without guard Allonzo Trier. Trier was declared...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Lakers Brandon Ingram discusses Arizona Basketball on NBA All-Star Weekend

Brandon Ingram from the Los Angeles Lakers earned a spot on the NBA All-Stars Rising Stars roster and talked to us about all the Arizona Wildcats he’s surrounded by. It’s not every day that you get to ask an NBA Lottery Pick and Rising Star about your former Arizona Basketball players and how they are […] Lakers Brandon Ingram discusses Arizona Basketball on NBA All-Star Weekend...
Via Zona Zealots
2 days ago

Arizona Basketball: One last road-trip through the Oregon Trail

The Arizona Wildcats travel up North again to face a pair of teams desperate for a signature win to keep postseason hopes alive. Arizona Basketball must take care of business against the Oregon State Beavers and the Oregon Ducks. After sweeping rival ASU last Thursday with a score of 77-70, Arizona Basketball continues their grueling 3-game […] Arizona Basketball: One last road-trip...
Via Zona Zealots
2 days ago

Arizona Basketball: Is this the year the Wildcats make the Final Four?

The Arizona Wildcats are looking to make another deep run in March Madness this year. Will they make the Final Four? See why they are in a good position to do so. Simon says Championship! Many Wildcat fans remember that moment when Miles Simon was holding the ball the under the basket and Jim Nantz […] Arizona Basketball: Is this the year the Wildcats make the Final Four? - Zona...
Via Zona Zealots
3 days ago

Freshman of the Week: Texas' Mohamed Bamba edges out Arizona's Deandre Ayton

If Marvin Bagley III wasn't hurt, he'd have a shot to jump ahead of Trae Young in our freshman rankings
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3 days ago

Arizona Football: 4 star targets Kyle Ford, DeGabriel Floyd and Jonah Tauanu’u

Premium Sports, led by Coach Fig and Coach Ed, former Hawkins High School coaches, is churning out four and five-star talent left and right. Kevin Sumlin can now get to know them. If you think that Arizona Football has not offered four-star athletes in California, think again. Oh Yeah, the offers are out there, the question […] Arizona Football: 4 star targets Kyle Ford, DeGabriel...
Via Zona Zealots
4 days ago

Slide over Luka Doncic, Deandre Ayton has joined you in Tier 1

Arizona’s dominant big man is starting to flash more defensive potential that vaults him into the top tier. It’s rare you see a big man with the speed of a guard and have the build of a David Robinson clone without lifting weights before college, but here we are with Arizona’s Deandre Ayton. After once again demolishing Arizona State earlier this week — admittingly it's a matchup...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
5 days ago

WATCH: Highlights: No. 17 Arizona Sweeps ASU

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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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