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Arizona-Washington game becomes dunk show

Arizona, ranked No. 23 in the country, swept the season series against Washington with 77-72 win on Saturday in arguably the most exciting game of the day.The Wildcats and Huskies combined for 11 dunks on the afternoon, headlined by Marquese Chriss' putback slam in the second half.The Washington freshman forward, who finished with 18 points in a losing effort, put the Huskies up...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 23 Wildcats hold on to drop Washington

SEATTLE -- Ryan Anderson scored 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, Kadeem Allen hit a 3-pointer with 1:01 left as the shot clock expired and No. 23 Arizona held on for a 77-72 win over Washington on Saturday. Anderson was a force on the inside, making 6 of 12 shots and hitting 10 of 11 free throws, and Allen's big shot gave the Wildcats a 75-70 lead. It was just his second basket...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson leads No. 23 Arizona past Washington 77-72

SEATTLE (AP) Ryan Anderson scored 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, Kadeem Allen hit a 3-pointer with 1:01 left as the shot clock expired and No. 23 Arizona held on for a 77-72 win over Washington on Saturday. Anderson was a force on the inside, making 6 of 12 shots and hitting 10 of 11 free throws, and Allen's big shot gave the Wildcats a 75-70 lead. It was just his second basket...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona-Washington St. Preview

A rare home loss led to Arizona dropping five places in this week's rankings and moved it closer to falling out of the Top 25 for the first time in nearly four years. Given the way the Wildcats have played on the road, being an unranked team next week looks like a very good possibility. Arizona opens a two-game swing through the Pacific Northwest on Wednesday night when it takes...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

York hits 6 3s, No. 18 Arizona pulls away from Oregon State

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Gabe York made six 3-pointers and scored 24 points, both career highs, and No. 18 Arizona bounced back from a rare home loss to beat Oregon State 80-63 on Saturday night. Ryan Anderson added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Wildcats (17-5, 5-4 Pac-12), who were coming off an 83-75 loss to No. 23 Oregon on Thursday night that snapped Arizona's 49-game home-court...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Miller went ape on Kaleb Tarczewski (Video)

Arizona Wildcats head basketball coach Sean Miller went absolutely ape on one of his players during a loss to Oregon on Thursday night. This was so overboard that it deserves our attention a day and a half later. Miller was upset that center Kaleb Tarczewski allowed a long rebound in the first half and lit into his player: Take a look at some of these photos: Arizona coach Sean...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon St.-Arizona Preview

After seeing the nation's longest home win streak come to an end, Arizona believes it is in danger of its first three-game slide in six seasons. Coach Sean Miller had very harsh words for his No. 18 Wildcats ahead of Saturday night's matchup with an Oregon State team that has lost nine straight road Pac-12 games. Arizona (16-5, 4-4) fell 83-75 to No. 23 Oregon on Thursday, seeing...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona's Miller rips into team after loss to No. 23 Oregon

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Arizona's 49-game home winning streak had barely ended when coach Sean Miller ripped into his team. In the aftermath of the 18th-ranked Wildcats 83-75 loss to No. 23 Oregon on Thursday night, Miller said his players simply aren't doing what he's telling them to do. ''I've never been more down looking at a team I coached than what I just saw,'' he said. ''Leadership...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

49 and done: Oregon rallies to end Arizona's home win streak

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona's 49-game home winning streak is history. The Oregon Ducks became the first team to win in Tucson in three years with an 83-75 victory Thursday night, pulling away in the final 6 minutes. Dillon Brooks scored 24 points and the No. 23 Ducks used a zone defense to befuddle the 18th-ranked Wildcats. Oregon (17-4, 6-2 Pac-12) won for the sixth time in seven games...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooks, Oregon end Arizona's 49-game home win streak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Dillon Brooks scored 24 points and No. 23 Oregon ended Arizona's 49-game home winning streak with an 83-75 victory over the No. 18 Wildcats on Thursday night. Dwayne Benjamin added 15, Elgin Cook 13 and Tyler Dorsey 12 for the Ducks (17-4, 6-2 Pac-12), who entered the game tied for first in the Pac-12. Ryan Anderson scored 22 and Gabe York 18 for the Wildcats...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Basketball: Wildcats finally piecing together a recruiting class

The recruiting process can’t be easy. Sean Miller knows that. All college coaches and recruiting personnel across the nation know that. Ever since Sean Miller came to Tucson, however, he’s made the process look effortless and easy in the same way that those players he recruits play the game they love. Arizona, since Miller’s arrival, has accumulated five straight recruiting...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Lindsey to remain at Arizona State

Arizona State football suffered an unexpected 2015 season filled with twists and turns. Prior to the start of their season, Head Coach Todd Graham’s son, Bo Graham, was forced to resign after allegations of a relationship between him and a female student athlete surfaced. ASU opened up their season with a loss, and the rest of the season seemed to follow in suit. The best thing...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal knocks off No. 12 Arizona in final seconds

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Gabe York dribbled off his foot, then drove to the basket and missed a contested shot in the waning seconds, and California held on behind Jordan Mathews to beat No. 12 Arizona 74-73 on Saturday night. Mathews converted an off-balance layin under pressure with 1:13 to play and finished with a season-best 28 points. Cal (14-6, 4-3 Pac-12) improved to 13-0 at Haas...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Mathews, California knock off No. 12 Arizona 74-73

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Gabe York dribbled off his foot, then drove to the basket and missed a contested shot in the waning seconds, and California held on behind Jordan Mathews to beat No. 12 Arizona 74-73 on Saturday night. Mathews converted an off-balance layin under pressure with 1:13 to play and finished with a season-best 28 points. Cal stayed unbeaten at home in Haas Pavilion...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona-California Preview

Back to playing the kind of defense it's used to, Arizona hopes it can keep relying on Ryan Anderson and Gabe York to fill a void offensively. California has lost its top offensive threat - just like the Wildcats - but will try to remain unbeaten at home without Tyrone Wallace. Twelfth-ranked Arizona will try give Sean Miller his 300th career victory by extending its streak to...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA gets commitment from former Arizona 3-star recruit Jake Burton

Former Arizona Wildcats recruit Jake Burton announced on Monday that he has flipped his commitment to UCLA. 
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Welcome To The Pac-12 Parity Party: How Legit Is One Of The Nation's Deepest Conferences?

The Pac-12 has not won a national championship in 19 years. The last time was in 1997, when the Arizona Wildcats, behind Mike Bibby and Jason Terry, took down Kentucky in overtime to cut down the nets in dramatic fashion.While the past 19 years has not yielded a single national champion, the same dramatic energy that won Arizona the '97 title has returned to the west coast for 2016...
Via The Sports Quotient
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Highly-touted guard Kobi Simmons announces Arizona

Elite 6′-5″ guard Kobi Simmons, the No. 17 prospect in the 2016 class nationally, committed to Arizona on a Saturday ESPN broadcast. With Simmons off the board, only seven top 100 prospects remain uncommitted at this juncture. Simmons picked the Wildcats over Kentucky, Ohio State and UNLV. Arizona loses standout guard Gabe York from its 2015-2016 …
Via Hoopniks
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson leads No. 18 Arizona past Washington State, 90-66

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Ryan Anderson had 15 points, eight rebounds and a blocked shot that sparked a decisive first-half run, and No. 18 Arizona continued its dominance of Washington State with a 90-66 victory Saturday night. Parker Jackson-Cartwright added 13 points and seven assists for the Wildcats (15-3, 3-2). They extended the nation's longest home winning streak to 49 games...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wildcats look to build on big win against bottom feeder

Two days after dismantling the Evergreen State team that had shown encouraging results through the start of Pac-12 play, Arizona now faces that school's in-state neighbor, which finds itself at the bottom of the league.Washington State visits Tucson on Saturday night with the 18th-ranked Wildcats seeking a ninth straight win over the Cougars.Arizona (14-3, 2-2) followed up losses...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington St.-Arizona Preview

Two days after dismantling the Evergreen State team that had shown encouraging results through the start of Pac-12 play, Arizona now faces that school's in-state neighbor, which finds itself at the bottom of the league. Washington State visits Tucson on Saturday night with the 18th-ranked Wildcats seeking a ninth straight win over the Cougars. Arizona (14-3, 2-2) followed up losses...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaleb Tarczewski slams over Washington defender in Arizona's win

Arizona, which fell to 11 spots in this week's Associated Press poll, stopped a two-game slide with a 99-67 win over Washington on Thursday night in Tucson. Kaleb Tarczewski has been on a tear since returning to the lineup after a foot injury sidelined him for six games. The 7-foot center posted his third consecutive double-double. His performance also included a massive, two-handed...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 18 Arizona overpowers Washington in second half

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Ryan Anderson scored 21 points, Kaleb Tarczewski had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 18 overpowered Washington for a 99-67 victory Thursday night.Playing their first game without star freshman Allonzo Trier (hand), the Wildcats (14-3, 2-2 Pac-12) traded baskets with the athletic Huskies in an entertaining first half before running them over in the second.Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Basketball: Wildcats reeling after rough week in LA

The Arizona Wildcats basketball team had quite the eventful week in Los Angeles. Before the trip they sat at 13-1 and were ranked 6th in the country. They had won their only game of conference play and were also tied for first in the Pac-12. A week, two losses, and a major injury later they sit at 21st in the country and 8th in the Pac-12 with a 13-3 record. The Wildcats lost back...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Questions: Arizona’s luck, Drake vs. the NCAA, crazy courts & credit for Kelvin Sampson

Welcome to Five College Basketball Questions You Need Answered. Any retransmission of this column without the expressed written consent of the author is prohibited and punishable by being forced to stare Clockwork Orange-style at a video mash-up of N.C. State’s and Oregon’s court (more on than later).   No.1 Did Arizona have the unluckiest week for a ranked team? Bryce Alford...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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