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Arizona Wildcats may be Kentucky Wildcats Biggest Obstacle

As the tournament rolls on, more and more teams are dropping like flies across the country.  We’ve already had a #1 seed knocked out of the tournament, and two #2 seeds have bit the dust as well, only two rounds in to this thing. But, there are teams that are certainly appearing to separate themselves […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats Shut Down Ohio State and D’Angelo Russell

D’Angelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes goes up between T.J. McConnell #4 and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson #23 of the Arizona Wildcats in the second half during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) “Zero people can guard me,” Ohio State point guard D’Angelo Russell playfully told reporters when asked why...
Via The Sports Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier advances to Sweet 16, will face former coach Sean Miller

Xavier held off mid-major darling Georgia State on Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 with a 75-67 victory. In the West Region semifinals, the Musketeers will meet the Arizona Wildcats, coached by former Xavier coach Sean Miller. Chris Mack called Sean Miller one of his “best friends in the business.” (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Miller coached the Musketeers from...
Via The Catch and Shoot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona vs. Xavier – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/Arizona Saturday, the Arizona Wildcats overcame a sluggish start to pull away from Ohio State late and book a spot in this year’s Sweet 16. The Xavier Musketeers, one of the least-talked-about teams in the field, did away with March Madness darling Georgia State to set a date with the Wildcats. Arizona is going to be favored by a large margin in this one, but that doesn’t...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell Is Still Saying “Nobody” Is The Best Defender He’s Faced All Year After Poor Performance vs. Arizona

Before Ohio State’s NCAA Tournament Third Round game against Arizona, Buckeyes’ star guard D’Angelo Russell was asked about the defenders he’s faced this year.  “Who’s the best defender you’ve faced this season?” the reporter asked. “Nobody,” Russell replied.  The question was asked because of the team Russell was about to face, a team that has a couple of...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

tBBC NCAA Preview: Ohio State vs Arizona

Set-up On to the top 32. On Saturday at 5:15 PM ET,  the NCAA West Region proceeds, as far as we’re concerned, with the #10 seed Ohio State Buckeyes (24-10) facing off against the 5th ranked and #2 seed Arizona Wildcats (32-3). Ohio State earned this match-up in an overtime thriller against VCU 75-72. Arizona easily handled Texas Southern 93-72 on Thursday afternoon. The winner...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 2 seed Arizona cruises 93-72 over No. 15 Texas Southern

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 23 points, 16 in the first half, along with 10 rebounds and the second-seeded Arizona Wildcats overwhelmed No.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 19, 2015

Video: Arizona’s Rondae Hollis-Jefferson And Joseph Blair Had A Strange NCAA Tournament Poetry Slam

The Arizona Wildcats, the two seed in the West Region, are one of the non-Kentucky favorites to win the NCAA Tournament. How is star forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson celebrating? By taking part in a very bizarre “poetry slam” with Wildcats’ graduate manager Joseph Blair. Luckily for Arizona fans, and unfortunately for those rooting for other teams in the West, Hollis-Jefferson...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

College Spun’s Expert Picks For The 2015 NCAA Tournament

The 2015 NCAA Tournament tips off tonight, and as such, we figured we’d finally weigh in on which teams we believe will be advancing over the next couple of weeks. Kentucky, the odds-on favorite to win it all, takes it home in two of our four brackets. The Arizona Wildcats win the championship in the other two. Without further ado, here are all four of our brackets, pen-on-paper...
Via College Spun
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Top 5 Reasons Arizona Could Win The 2015 NCAA Tournament

Will the Wildcats put another banner in the McKale Center in 2015? The Arizona Wildcats were one of the top teams in the country during the 2014-15 season, winning the PAC-12 regular season and conference tournament titles and finishing with an overall record of 31-3. The ‘Cats had a strong case to be a No. 1 seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament, but instead were slotted as a...
Via College Spun
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats Can Keep Roll Going Into March Madness

No denying that that there was some speculation following the conference quarterfinals as to whether Arizona was going to make a run for the Pac-12 championship or not. Not to say that they aren’t a good ball club–clearly they are. But when they got a slow start to the Cal Golden Bears earlier in the week, there was wonder if the the Wildcats could maintain their dominant ways...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona vs. Texas Southern – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/@APlayersProgram The Arizona Wildcats, winners of both the Pac-12 regular season title and the conference title, will take on SWAC representative Texas Southern this upcoming Thursday. The Tigers also won their league’s regular season championship and their league’s tournament. Do they have what it takes to make history and upset one of the most historically dominant...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Arizona Guard Nick Johnson Is Going Off On The PAC-12

Arizona finished the regular season with a 28-3 record, the No. 5 national ranking and the PAC-12 regular season championship. The Wildcats’ 16-2 conference record was three games better than the 13-5 mark posted by Utah and Oregon.  But when the PAC-12 named its individual award winners today, the Wildcats were snubbed. Oregon’s Joseph Young won conference Player of the Year...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Pac-12 Tournament Bracket, Schedule, Analysis

The 2015 Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament is set to begin this Wednesday, March 10 and conclude on Saturday, March 14. It will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Here’s the bracket, along with the times for each game. Ticket information is available here. (@Pac12Networks) Pac-12 Tournament games will be broadcast on ESPN and Pac-12 Networks.  Favorite...
Via College Spun
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Fields leads UCLA women past Arizona 80-62

SEATTLE (AP) Nirra Fields scored 21 points on 10-of-16 shooting and No. 6 seed UCLA women beat 11th-seeded Arizona 80-62 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament. Jordin Canada and Monique Billings added 10 points apiece for the Bruins (13-17), who advance to a quarterfinals matchup on Friday with No. 3 seed and 19th-ranked Stanford. Fields scored all the points in a 7-1 run...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rich Rodriguez Wouldn’t Talk To Arizona QB Anu Solomon For Two Weeks After Fiesta Bowl Loss

IG/anusolomon Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez was very angry after the program’s 38-30 Fiesta Bowl loss to Boise State, so much so that he wouldn’t talk to his young star quarterback Anu Solomon for weeks after the fact. Solomon racked up 400 total yards through the air and on the ground, and scored two total touchdowns, but he also threw two critical interceptions, which...
Via College Spun
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Little Things Cost Runnin’ Utes Big

The University of Utah Runnin’ Utes had one helluva of game on Saturday February 28th versus the Arizona Wildcats. Despite missed layups, 26 personal fouls which turned into 37 free-throws (27 made) for the visiting Wildcats, 16 made free-throws for the Utes on 21 attempts and other poor decisions made by the team, the Runnin’ Utes were still in the ballgame late. Arizona Wildcat...
Via TornBySports
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Utes: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Utes.
Via Gamedayr
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona women come up short vs. Colorado

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona Wildcats women's basketball team was tied with Colorado at halftime, but the Buffaloes pulled away to win 66-51 at McKale Center on Friday night. Sophomore forward Breanna Workman scored 10 points, shooting 3 of 3 from the field, and grabbed a team-best seven rebounds in 25 minutes for Arizona. Junior guard Keyahndra Cannon scored 10 points off the bench...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona DL Scooby Wright With the Warm Weather Play of the Day

If you live in one of the areas of the country that has been under siege by winter weather of late, do you have a friend that vacationed to a vacation paradise and posted pictures of the sunset, beaches, and water while you were busy shoveling your driveway so you could get to work?  If you don't, the Arizona Wildcats football team can now be that friend.The team is not on vacation...
Via FatManWriting
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Arizona steals home for walk-off win over Rice

This site is dedicated to college basketball and college football but when a play like this happens, we have to show it to you. Check out the Arizona Wildcats Kevin Newman stealing home in the bottom of the 9th inning of a tie game….to win the game for the Wildcats! Wow! It's not everyday that you see a walk-off steal in baseball but that's just what @AZATHLETICS’s Kevin Newman...
Via Bloguin Best
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Arizona steals home for walk-off win over Rice

This site is dedicated to college basketball and college football but when a play like this happens, we have to show it to you. Check out the Arizona Wildcats Kevin Newman stealing home in the bottom of the 9th inning of a tie game….to win the game for the Wildcats! Wow! It's not everyday that you see a walk-off steal in baseball but that's just what @AZATHLETICS’s Kevin Newman...
Via The Student Section
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: T.J. McConnell Wearing High “CATS” Socks As Tribute To Arizona Great Jason Terry

This NBA All-Star Break has been very fruitful for long-time pro Jason Terry. The Arizona Wildcats great received his degree from his alma mater on Monday, and tonight, Terry’s jersey is being retired at the McKale Center. Arizona guard T.J. McConnell is paying his own tribute to Terry, by rocking his signature high socks. In honor of @jasonterry31, @iPass4Zona is rocking the...
Via College Spun
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson went for a dunk but instead crashed and burned

Check out this epic fail from Arizona Wildcats forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. I think the ball boy might be out of a job after his lack of floor cleaning leading to this “dunk” attempt”…. ICYMI: Arizona's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson goes for the dunk, slips…and likely lands on the #SCNotTop10. VIDEO: http://t.co/Sus4yXwyVU — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 14, 2015...
Via Bloguin Best
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson went for a dunk but instead crashed and burned

Check out this epic fail from Arizona Wildcats forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. I think the ball boy might be out of a job after his lack of floor cleaning leading to this “dunk” attempt”…. ICYMI: Arizona's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson goes for the dunk, slips…and likely lands on the #SCNotTop10. VIDEO: http://t.co/Sus4yXwyVU — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 14, 2015...
Via The Student Section
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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