Lute's recruits continue to earn titles and big NBA money

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Four former Arizona Wildcats won NBA championship rings this season -- priceless -- but we're here to make an accounting of the stuff we can actually quantify. The cold, hard cash. But, first, the jewelry. Golden State first-year head coach Steve Kerr led the Warriors to the title in six games over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. In adding...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Arizona unveils remodeled locker room

The Arizona Wildcats are one of the most storied basketball programs in the nation and now they have some fresh new digs thanks to a completed remodeling process at the McKale Center. Recently, Arizona revealed their updated facilities on Instagram which show a major facelift to the locker room compound. With a full kitchen and impressive film room, the Wildcats’ recruiting efforts...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Harrison wasn’t alone

Here is a list of early entrants with college eligibility remaining who were not selected in the NBA Draft on Thursday night: Cliff Alexander, Kansas Brandon Ashley, Arizona Michael Frazier, Florida Aaron Harrison, Kentucky Jerome Hill, Gardner-Webb Vince Hunter, UTEP … Continue reading →
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5 days ago

Pistons select Stanley Johnson No. 8 overall

The first Pac-12 player is off the board and it’s in the form of Arizona small forward Stanley Johnson. The Detroit Pistons desperately needed a great rebounded and they have definitely found a big help down low with Johnson. He helped lead the Wildcats to the Sweet Sixteen during the NCAA Tournament after averaging 6.5 rebounds last season. Stanley Johnson is the the 4th Arizona...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky commit suffers head injury at USA U19 practice

University of Kentucky point guard commit Isaiah Briscoe suffered a head injury during a practice for the United States U19 team last night and will need to pass a concussion test in order to travel with the team today. Raphielle Johnson of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk reported the story. A native of Union, New Jersey, about half an hour’s drive from New York City, Briscoe...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona has a wide receiver problem

Arizona has a wide receiver problem. A good problem, that is.The Wildcats were loaded with talented wide receivers last year, and it looks like Rich Rodriguez will have another chance to test out different combinations.Arizona Desert Swarm's Gabe Encinas previews Arizona's wide receivers for the 2015 season. In the preview you'll find some of the more recognizable names, such as...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Scooby Wright, Cayleb Jones lead Arizona in Athlon Sports' preseason All-Pac-12 team

It's no surprise to see Scooby Wright make Athlon Sports' preseason All-Pac-12 first team. Joining him on the list is standout receiver Cayleb Jones. In fact, a total of nine Arizona players made the team. Wright, the former two-star recruit, burst onto the national scene last year with a monster season. He racked up 14 sacks and 29 tackles for a loss. Jones made 73 catches last...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Brewer will transfer to Virginia

Exit Greyson Lambert. Enter former Texas and Arizona back-up QB Connor Brewer. Brewer is a graduate transfer so he will be eligible to play immediately (and he has two years of eligibility left), but he would have to beat out Matt Johns for the job. Brewer was a four-star prospect in the class of 2012 but was never able to make his mark at Texas or Arizona. QB Connor Brewer, formerly...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Brewer will transfer to Virginia

Exit Greyson Lambert. Enter former Texas and Arizona back-up QB Connor Brewer. Brewer is a graduate transfer so he will be eligible to play immediately (and he has two years of eligibility left), but he would have to beat out Matt Johns for the job. Brewer was a four-star prospect in the class of 2012 but was never able to make his mark at Texas or Arizona. QB Connor Brewer, formerly...
Via The Student Section
22 days ago  |  Discuss

UVA Football: QB Connor Brewer transferring in

UVA Football: QB Connor Brewer transferring in The three-ring circus that is the quarterback situation at UVA never ceases to entertain. In an off-season that has already seen last season’s starting quarterback, Greyson Lambert, transfer, as well as their promising quarterback of the future, Corwin Cutler, transfer, and then decide he’s coming back five days later, Connor Brewer...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Texas, Arizona QB Connor Brewer heading to Virginia

The Virginia Cavaliers may have lost Greyson Lambert to the Georgia Bulldogs, but they added another talent under center on Tuesday afternoon. According to a report from 247 Sports, former Texas Longhorns and Arizona Wildcats quarterback Connor Brewer, who was a four-star recruit, is set to transfer to the Virginia program. ESPN’s Joe Schad later confirmed the report and provided...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Former Texas, Arizona QB Connor Brewer Transferring To Virginia

Connor Brewer, a one-time four-star recruit who has suited up for Texas and Arizona in his college career, is transferring to the University of Virginia. QB Connor Brewer, formerly of Texas and Arizona, said Tue he will play at Virginia this season. Two years to play. Competes immediately. — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) June 9, 2015 Connor Brewer: “Virginia is an excellent opportunity...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats release Star Wars inspired hype video

The Arizona Wildcats are changing the hype video game. Thanks to a new hype video for the football team, we get an incredible mash-up of the college football world and Star Wars. Two very different worlds collide for this piece of greatness. If you are a fan of the Wildcats, you won’t want to miss this “Bear Down: The Force Awakens” video. Can’t get enough of Campus Sports...
Via Campus Sports Net
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Why the Pac-12 will be a brutal gauntlet in 2015 & more

Editor's note: Send questions for future Mailbags to *** While on vacation in Maui last week (highly recommended, by the way) I spotted two fellow hotel guests donning Arizona Wildcats T-shirts within about five minutes of each other. I can remember a time when I could have gone five months without seeing the same. And now ... two Arizona-related questions...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Wildcats Hire New Assistant Coach

The Arizona Wildcats filled a coaching need on Monday when they announced that they had hired a new assistant coach. The team was lacking in that department after former Arizona guard Damon Stoudamire took a coaching position at Memphis to be closer to his sons. According to College Basketball Talk, the Wildcats hired veteran coach Mark Phelps to be the new assistant coach. Phelps...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Extends Sean Miller Through 2020

The University of Arizona has signed head men’s basketball coach Sean Miller to a one-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2019-2020 season. Bruce Pascoe of the Arizona Daily Star reported the agreement. Per Pascoe, the extension also gives Miller a salary increase of $100,000, so long as university Regents approve it next week. #arizonawildcats...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Making the Case For T.J. McConnell

The top tier of the NBA Draft features a wide variety of 19-year-olds oozing with upside and potential to become a future All-Star. But when looking towards the second round, it can be tough to project which players will become NBA contributors. While upside and athleticism may rise as the draft nears, basketball IQ and toughness may get overlooked in the process. As a player that...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Spurs worked out Arizona’s McConnell

As the 2015 NBA Draft is now less than a month away, the San Antonio Spurs and other NBA teams have continued to evaluate and work-out potential draft prospects, as the latest name to work out for San Antonio, is Arizona’s T.J. McConnell. This,
Via Project Spurs
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats 2015 Preview and Prediction

Arizona fans undoubtedly felt a sense of optimism with the arrival of Rich Rodriguez to Tucson. The Wildcats hoped Rodriguez could do for them what...
Via Athlon Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Arizona Wildcats Schedule Preview & Outlook

One of the surprise teams in college football during the 2014 season was the Arizona Wildcats of the PAC 12. The Wildcats at one point in the season were ranked in the top ten and were a contender to make the first annual College Football Playoff.The Wildcats had their biggest win of the season on October 2nd when they went to Eugene, Oregon and defeated the eventual PAC 12 champion...
Via Football Nation
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Arizona State basketball assistant coach Stan Johnson to leave for Marquette

The coaching carousel is in full effect for college hoops, and it's not just exclusive to head coaches. Assistant coaches are on the move at a rapid pace, and the Big East has seen plenty of turnover to begin the offseason.Big East Coast Bias is reporting that former Arizona State assistant Stan Johnson is on the move. Take a look:"On May 19, it was reported that then-Marquette Golden...
Via Fox Sports
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Damon Stoudamire explains why he left Arizona for Memphis

Arizona Wildcats assistant coach Damon Stoudamire will leave Tuscon and return to Memphis, where he began his college coaching career. CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish reported the development. Though it may seem like a shocking decision, as Stoudamire is an Arizona alum and it is more of a contending program than Memphis. However, Stoudamire took to Twitter and explained his decision...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona, New Mexico To Renew Long-Standing Basketball Rivalry With 2016-17 Home And Home Series

The Arizona Wildcats and New Mexico Lobos have met 125 times in the programs’ history, with Arizona holding an 83-42 edge in the series. The two haven’t played since 1999, but the former Border Conference and Western Athletic Conference rivals will renew their series with a 2016-17 home and home. Arizona made the announcement this afternoon. The men’s basketball programs at...
Via College Spun
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tucson awarded bowl game

For the first time since 1999, the city of Tucson will host a bowl game, according to multiple reports.Arizona Sports points out that the Arizona Bowl will be played at the home of the Arizona Wildcats on December 29. The bowl will feature teams from the Mountain West and Conference USA.If you do the count, that's four bowl games in the state of Arizona: the Ticket City Cactus Bowl...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

It'll be a quiet recruiting month for Arizona

When it comes to recruiting, May rarely produces news at Arizona.Daniel Berk at the Arizona Daily Star elaborates."Arizona is typically quiet in May when it comes to landing pledges," Berk writes. "Since coach Rich Rodriguez's arrival, just four players -- Steven Gurrola, Anu Solomon, Jonathan Haden and Paul Maglorie -- have committed in May."Berk adds that Arizona will be active...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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