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No. 2 Wildcats thwart Missouri in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Brandon Ashley each scored 15 points, helping No. 2 Arizona wear down Missouri for a 72-53 victory in the opening round the Maui Invitational on Monday. Arizona (4-0) has struggled shooting from the perimeter this season and had another rough day from behind the arc, hitting a couple shots late to finish 5 of 16 from 3-point range. The...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 Arizona thwarts Missouri behind stout defense

  Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Brandon Ashley each scored 15 points, helping No. 2 Arizona wear down Missouri for a 72-53 victory in the opening round the Maui Invitational on Monday. Arizona (4-0) has struggled shooting from the perimeter this season and had another rough day from behind the arc, hitting a couple shots late to finish 5 of 16 from 3-point range. The Wildcats made...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 Wildcats beat Tigers 72-53 in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Brandon Ashley each scored 15 points, helping No. 2 Arizona wear down Missouri for a 72-53 victory in the opening round the Maui Invitational on Monday. Arizona (4-0) has struggled shooting from the perimeter this season and had another rough day from behind the arc, hitting a couple shots late to finish 5 of 16 from 3-point range. The...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Conference Catch-up: Pac-12

Best Player: Allonzo Trier, Arizona Best Potential: Ray Smith, Arizona Best Scorer: Allonzo Trier, Arizona Best Shooter: Bennie Boatwright, USC Best Rebounder: Marquese Chriss, Washington Best Passer: Kendall Small, Oregon Best Defender: Marquese Chriss, Washington Best Glue Guy: Tres Tinkle, Oregon State Best Athlete: Ray Smith, Arizona 1. Arizona Wildcats Allonzo Trier | 6...
Via Hoopniks
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wildcats roll over Utah in 'full team effort'

Talk about life-changing moments, game-changing moments and program-altering victories. Arizona's trip to Salt Lake City had all that and more in its 42-10 win over host Utah as it moved to 9-2 overall and 6-2 in the Pac-12 Conference, staying alive in the South division race pending the result of USC-UCLA later Saturday night. Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said in his postgame radio...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Utes: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Arizona Wildcats and Utah Utes Pac-12 game.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 15 Arizona focused on what it needs to do

The Arizona Wildcats are realistic about their chances of winning the Pac-12 South, keeping their attention only on Utah. ''Right now, we're just trying to focus on the Utah game coming up this weekend. We need a little help to win the south, but if we don't win the rest of our games, it doesn't even matter. We need to keep our focus on this week,'' said offensive lineman Mickey...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Leaps Over UC Irvine’s 7’6″ Center (Video)

The Chester, Pa native is at again. The No. 2 ranked Arizona Wildcats rallied to beat UC Irvine 71-54.  This monster posterization by All American candidate Rondae Hollis-Jefferson may have been the rallying point. Hollis-Jefferson leaped over the tallest player in college basketball, 7-foot-6 Mamadou Ndiaye. Ndiaye was the Big West defensive player of the year last season but...
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats at Utah Utes: Betting odds, points spread and tv info

Two ranked Pac-12 schools face off against one another on Saturday when the Arizona Wildcats travel to take on the Utah Utes. No. 15 Arizona (8-2) and No. 17 Utah (7-3) will each be looking for the win in this one when kickoff begins at 3:30 pm ET from Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN and WatchESPN. The Odds: The Utah Utes are 4 point...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Arizona’s Rondae Hollis-Jefferson dunks on 7’6″ UC Irvine center

When you are the tallest player in college basketball, most teams game plan for you. So it’s not everyday that you get to see a 7’6 center getting dunked on in a game. Well for UC Irvine center Mamadou N’Diaye, he knows how it feels to get dunked on. Arizona Wildcats Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who is known for his dunking ability, decided that it was time to set the bar a little...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Defense sparks big run, Arizona finally pulls away from Irvine

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Four times Wednesday the phrase "grew up" was uttered during Arizona's postgame press conference. Even for second-ranked team there is that need to learn lessons, grow and know every game and every day won't be easy. Wednesday night was that night for the Wildcats in McKale Center after they defeated visiting UC Irvine 71-54. Sean Miller's first messages was don...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona's Solomon dealing with tender ankle

TUCSON, Ariz. -- About 20 minutes after Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said Anu Solomon was "probably hurting more than he let on," the Wildcats starting quarterback walked by the football facility with a foot in a walking boot. "He's been getting treatment and he hasn't missed a practice, and he's been getting around OK, but he probably wasn't 100 percent...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Arizona Ran A Fake Field Goal, Kicker Casey Skowron Scored A Touchdown

Fake field goals are among the biggest “boom or bust” plays in college football. The one that Arizona ran against Washington today was absolutely a “boom.” The Wildcats lined up for a field goal against the Huskies, but kicker Casey Skowron took the ball, ran to his right and scurried in for an 18-yard touchdown run. It was one of the most perfectly executed fake field goals...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona looking to November significance

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Every month is November in the eyes of Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez. At least on two, maybe three, occasions he's talked of, "the more you win, the more is at stake." And when better to make your mark on in college football's regular season than in November? Saturday afternoon is another test with Washington visiting Arizona Stadium for a 1:30 p...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskie at Arizona Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Washington Huskies and Arizona Wildcats will face off against one another in a match-up of Pac-12 schools. No. 14 Arizona (7-2) and Washington (6-4) each will be looking for the win in this one. Coverage of thi game will air on FOX beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Arizona Stadium in Tucson, AZ. The Odds: The Arizona Wildcats are 9 point favorites against the Washington...
Via Tireball.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 10 – Allonzo Trier

10. Allonzo TRIER Height: 6′-4″ Weight: 190 Wingspan: 6′-6″ Position: SG High School (State): Findlay Prep (NV) Club Team (Affiliation): Athlete’s First (Nike) Commitment: Arizona Wildcats Breakdown: A native of Washington, Trier has been touted as an elite prospect since the 6th grade. Unlike other prospects heavily touted early, Trier has continued to improve, grow and ...
Via Hoopniks
21 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: Arizona Wildcats Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. ...
Via Athlon Sports
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU accepts Ka’Deem Carey’s All-American award

I admit I have made the mistake of saying the Arizona Wildcats play in Tempe, Arizona before and I heard plenty of it from the fans of the Wildcats. I imagine any confusion between Arizona and Arizona State is a sensitive subject for some, and understandably so. I try to double check anytime I write or talk about either to make sure I haven’t slipped. And if I were to ever mail...
Via The Student Section
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona’s Casey Skowron Dealing With Threats, Harassment On Twitter From Both Wildcats, Trojans Fans After Missed Kick, Fake Injury

Sadly, we’ve seen rabid fan bases go after players who make mistakes on the field of play. But after missing the potential game-winning field goal last night against USC, Arizona kicker Casey Skowron is actually getting harassed by both teams’ supporters. Why? Well, one – he missed the kick, so a certain percentage of Wildcats fans are letting him have it. Two – he flopped...
Via College Spun
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Arizona Released An Amazing “Gladiator”-Themed Hype Video For Saturday’s Game Against USC

The Arizona Wildcats have been one of the best stories in college football this year. The team is 5-0, ranked tenth in the most recent AP Poll, and is coming off of a huge win over Oregon in Eugene. The Pac-12 is wide open, and behind head coach Rich Rodriguez, freshman QB Anu Solomon, and a really good running back duo in Nick Wilson and Terris Jones-Grigsby, the Wildcats are in...
Via College Spun
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

University of Arizona Wildacts garner recognition after big upset of Oregon

After the Arizona Wildcats came into Thursday nights game unranked and  pulled off the upset of the year so far against the #2 ranked Oregon Ducks they are now ranked #10 and #13 in the AP and Coaches Polls respectively. That is up 16 spots in the coaches poll and the first time in the AP Top 25 since the week of October 4, 2010. No one had Arizona anywhere near the top ten...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Arizona Brilliantly Trolled Oregon With “Game Over” Duck Hunt Image After Win

For the second straight year, the Arizona Wildcats were able to knock off highly-ranked Oregon. Last year’s victory was enough to cost the Ducks a shot at a Pac-12 title. This year’s win may wind up doing the same. Either way, it’s a huge win for the Wildcats, who are still undefeated, and a crushing loss for an Oregon program that has national championship aspirations. After...
Via College Spun
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Late game heroics set up 4-0 Wildcats for Thursday night showdown with the Ducks

Hill Mary: Austin Hill comes down with the ball between four defenders on the last play of the game to give Arizona an improbable 49-45 comeback win over Cal (Tyler Baker, The Daily Wildcat photo.) Arizona beat Cal Saturday 49-45, scoring 36 points in the fourth quarter, capped off by redshirt freshman quarterback’s Anu Solomon’s 47-yard Hail Mary to Austin Hill on the last play...
Via The Duck Stops Here
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona’s Last-Second Hail Mary Caps 36-Point Comeback Win Over Cal (Video)

While you were sleeping, Arizona was busy completing the most thrilling comeback of the day against Cal. The Wildcats stormed back from a 22-point deficit to start the second half, scoring an absurd 36 points in the final quarter — including 19 in the final five minutes — but it was the last play of the game that was the craziest of them all. With time expiring and Arizona down...
Via NESN.com
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona adds center to elite ’15 quartet

The Arizona Wildcats put an exclamation mark on their 2015 recruiting class on Sunday, as top-40 center Chance Comanche committed as the fourth prospect for Arizona’s effort. Comanche committed while on an official visit to Tucson. He joins three top-20 players, guards Justin Simon and Allonzo Trier and wing forward Ray Smith in what could turn out as the nation’s ...
Via Hoopniks
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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