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Arizona’s Ryan Anderson is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week

Arizona Wildcats senior forward Ryan Anderson has been named the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week, according to the USBWA. Last week, as Arizona took on both Washington and Washington State on the road, Anderson was lights-out unstoppable. He averaged 26.5 points and 13.5 rebounds while shooting 56 percent from the field. Thanks to his efforts, Arizona beat Washington...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 hours 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 Associated Press
7 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
10 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 Associated Press
11 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...
Via Associated Press
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...
13 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...
13 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 Associated Press
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
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

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...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona freshman Trier to miss up to 6 weeks

TUCSON, Ariz. -- No. 7 Arizona will be without Allonzo Trier up to six weeks after the star freshman broke his right hand against Southern California. Trier was injured in Arizona's 103-101 double-overtime loss to the Trojans Saturday night. The school sent a release Sunday saying he will be out 4 to 6 weeks, but did not elaborate when he was injured. Trier was the marquee player...
Via Associated Press
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Bryce Alford stepback 3 gives UCLA upset win over No. 7 Arizona on Russell Westbrook Night

It was a big night at Pauley Pavillion on Thursday for UCLA-Arizona basketball, even if ESPN color commentator and former UCLA alum Bill Walton perhaps went a bit overboard with its implications in the pregame. AWESOME atmosphere in Pauley tonight. BIG GAME !!! EVERYBODY IS HERE !!! The fate of everything is in the balance. — Bill Walton (@BillWalton) January 8, 2016 But it really...
Via The Comeback
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

UCLA Holds Off Late Comeback To Upset No. 7 Arizona

The Arizona Wildcats stepped on UCLA’s court winning eight games in a row. The No. 7 team could never imagine their streak would end with a tough showing from the Bruins. The Bruins led the majority of the game, finally allowing the Wildcats to tie the game after a valiant 10-0 run. This got some pretty well-known spectators rather excited. Hitting a shot so clutch Russell Westbrook...
Via Gamedayr
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Rich Rodriguez: We needed to go in a new direction on defense

The Arizona Wildcats had so much promise coming into the 2015 season ranked in the Top 25. Many believed the Wildcats had a chance to compete in the PAC-12 South after making the Fiesta Bowl in 2014. They started off well enough as they were 5-2 to open the season. However, they lost four of their last five games to finish the regular season 6-6 and just barely making the New Mexico...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Masked Arizona State Fans Distracted An Arizona Foul Shooter In Unique Fashion

Distracting foul shooters in creative ways is a longstanding tradition for college basketball fans. Still. you don’t often see what you saw from two Arizona State fans during the Sun Devils’ loss to Arizona today.  Late in the second half, with Arizona guard Gabe York at the line, the camera cut to two ASU fans clad in animal head (horse? goat? unicorn?) masks. What ensued was...
Via College Spun
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Arizona LB Scooby Wright III declares for the NFL Draft

The Arizona Wildcats pulled off a huge win against the New Mexico Lobos in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Saturday. It wasn’t much of a surprise, but Wildcats’ linebacker Scooby Wright declared for the NFL Draft following the game. He has been toying with the possibility of going into the draft for some time now and it was not a huge shock that he finally declared since he has...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona LB Scooby Wright declares for NFL Draft

Scooby Wright is headed to the NFL.  Arizona’s star linebacker told reporters of his plans after his dominant performance in the Wildcats’ win against New Mexico in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl this afternoon.  Wright, a junior, was one of the best defensive players in the country this season.  #Arizona‘s Scooby Wright just told me he will declare for the NFL Draft after...
Via College Spun
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rich Rodriguez wins dance-off at Arizona practice

Arizona is just days away from playing in the New Mexico Bowl against the hometown Lobos, but the Wildcats are keeping things loose at practice. After today’s session, the team had a dance-off. The winner appeared to be head coach Rich Rodriguez, who caused the team to explode by hitting “The Dab.” Dab on 'em, Coach. A video posted by University of Arizona Football...
Via College Spun
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona football: Wildcats are bowl eligible after Utah win

The Arizona Wildcats (6-5) won a double overtime victory against the #10 Utah Utes (8-2) in their final home game of the season. The victory was the Cats sixth of the season, making them officially bowl eligible. Since arriving in Tucson to coach the Arizona football team in 2012, Rich Rodriguez has helped the program earn a victory over a top ten team in four consecutive years....
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

From Air Force Special Operations to Arizona special teams

Many great stories flood the sports' pages on Veteran's Day, and some of the most intriguing are those about athletes who have also served the country. Such is the case with the story of Jason Sweet--a former Air Force Special Ops parachute jumper now playing football at University of Arizona.  AZCentral's Scott Bordow gives an intimate look at Sweet, a "fighter" in every sense...
Via Yardbarker
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Football: Feeling the Pain

Anyone who is a University of Arizona football fan is shaking their heads and hoping for the torment to stop. The defense has now allowed 45, 49, and 38 points in each of the last three games respectively, and the offense just can’t seem to keep their production going for all 60 minutes. This self-destructing trend may be due to having no bye week in one of the toughest conferences...
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona locker room sign warns visitors of ‘extreme heat’

    Sports is about gaining a psychological advantage as much as it is about gaining a physical one, and the Arizona Wildcats seem well aware of that. ESPN’s Chris Fowler shared on Instagram a photo of a sign at Arizona Stadium warning of extreme heat, with on-field temperatures rising to 131 degrees. That sign is, naturally, posted right outside of the visiting locker room...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona LB Scooby Wright back practicing with first team

The young college football season has been marred by a number of injuries to the sport’s top players. One of the first superstars to go down was Arizona’s prolific linebacker Scooby Wright, who led the Wildcats with a ridiculous 163 tackles (29 tackles for loss) and 14 sacks last season. Wright had his knee scoped after going down with an injury against UTSA in the season opener...
Via College Spun
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Basketball Releases Hype Video That Team Watched At 1st Meeting Of 2015-16 Season

Fans aren’t the only ones that love hype videos. Players enjoy watching them to get pumped up for big games, or to get ready for the season, as well. While college football has just gotten underway, basketball is just around the corner. The Arizona Wildcats recently held their first team meeting, where they were shown this hype video, consisting of clips from the 2014-15 season...
Via College Spun
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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