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ASU football recruiting update; 4 more for 2016

ASU football recruiting for the 2016 school year is hotter than the Arizona Sun. Arizona State has recently received 4 more verbal commits for the 2016 incoming class, which now puts them at 11 verbal commits as of today. The Sun Devils were hoping to have had the commitment of Michael Eletise, a 4-star Offensive Guard from Hawaii, but instead he committed to ASU’s rivals, The...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs, Brandon Ashley Agree To Partially Guaranteed, Multiyear Deal

The Dallas Mavericks have reached agreement with undrafted Arizona forward Brandon Ashley on a partially guaranteed multiyear contract, league sources told RealGM. Ashley, 6-foot-9, averaged 10.9 points and 5.3 rebounds for the Atlanta Hawks’ summer league entry in Las Vegas this month. Ashley declared for the NBA Draft after his junior season at Arizona, where he averaged 12.2...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona top-rated 2014 OL arrested, dismissed

The Arizona Wildcats are going to be without one of their top rated players from the 2014 class. They lost their highest-rated player from the class of 2014 after he was arrested in connection with a burglary that happened on June 27. According to College Football Talk, offensive lineman Jordan Poland was arrested on suspicion of trafficking in stolen property. Poland was arrested...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaleb Tarczewski, Jamal Murray star at Pan-Am Games

The Pan-Am Games kicked off yesterday, and two talented college players in Arizona big man Kaleb Tarczewski and Kentucky guard Jamal Murray put up great performances, as were reported by Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk. Tarczewski, a seven-footer who will begin his senior season in the fall, had eight points and 13 rebounds in Team USA’s 85-62 victory over...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Football: Can the Cats repeat as Pac-12 South Champions?

The Arizona Wildcats were a pleasant surprise in college football during the 2014-15 season after winning the Pac-12 South Division and competing in the Pac-12 Championship and Fiesta Bowl. Since coming to Tucson, head coach Rich Rodriguez has done a marvelous job rebuilding the Wildcat’s football program. As the Cats have begun to garner national attention, recruiting classes...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats Land Five Football Recruits Over the Weekend

Recruiting efforts for the Arizona Wildcats were slow going heading into July. Head coach Rich Rodriguez and staff only had six commitments secured...
Via Athlon Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona commit Josh Allen discusses decision

The Arizona Wildcats football program just landed a prized transfer in junior college defensive end Josh Allen and while he is sure to make the team’s defense stronger once he suits up in 2016, his reasons for choosing to attend school in Tuscon are a sign of a positive attitude and potential future leader that can thrive in head coach Rich Rodriguez’s system. Speaking to Matt...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Add Scooby Wright to Lombardi, Butkus Award Watch List

The summer of Scooby Wright contnues.The junior linebacker has been added to the Lombardi and Butkus Award Watch List. The All-American last year swept the Badnarik, Nagurski and Lombardi awards, and this this offseason has been named to three preseason All-America teams.(h/t Arizona Wildcats)Photo Credit: Casey Sapio, USA TODAY Sports
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona commit T.J. Leaf to play for Israeli National Team

Arizona Wildcats commit and Class of 2016 five-star recruit T.J. Leaf will play for the Israeli National Team in the U18 Championship Games this month. Leaf’s father, Brad, gave this news to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. A 6-foot-10 power forward, Leaf currently plays at Foothills Christian High School in El Cajon, California, near San Diego. His father played professionally in Israel...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats Add California LB to 2016 Recruiting Class

The Arizona Wildcats have gone at a slow pace during the offseason acquiring talent for the 2016 recruiting class, but claimed a prized recruit...
Via Athlon Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Basketball: looking to make an impact in NBA Summer League

With the revival of Arizona Basketball since Sean Miller took over as head coach, the program has sent several players to the NBA in the past few years. With the NBA Summer League starting this past weekend, there are several players from the past two years at Arizona to follow closely. Aaron Gordon looks to improve on his injury hampered rookie season coming into Summer League...
Via isportsweb.com
22 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
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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
June 25, 2015  |  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
June 19, 2015  |  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 Bloguin Best
June 09, 2015  |  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
June 09, 2015  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
June 09, 2015  |  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
June 09, 2015  |  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...
Via College Spun
June 09, 2015  |  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
June 03, 2015  |  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
June 02, 2015  |  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...
Via RealGM - NBA
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
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