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Former Arizona Wildcats football coach Jim LaRue dies at 89

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Jim LaRue, who coached Arizona's football team for eight years including an 8-1-1 season in 1961, has died. He was 89. The university announced LaRue's death Monday. The Arizona Daily Star reported LaRue died Sunday night at an assisted living facility. A cause of death wasn't immediately available. LaRue coached the Wildcats from 1959 to 1966 and had a 41-37...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Standout center Ivan Rabb expected to pop soon

6′-10″ big man Ivan Rabb has been a busy man lately. He narrowed his college list to just two contenders, the Arizona Wildcats and California Golden Bears, won a state championship, and will be competing in the McDonald’s All American game on Wednesday. The hometown Golden Bears were the subject of plenty of buzz as many ...
Via Hoopniks
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank the Tank leads the Badgers to The Final 4

Number 1 seed Wisconsin badgers defeat number 2 seed Arizona Wildcats by score of 85 – 78. This is the second straight year the badgers defeated Arizona to move on to the final four matchup. Competitive play was the story in the first half but Wisconsin’s shooting became too much for the wildcats to handle. […]
Via Philly Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona PG T.J. McConnell Told His Team “I’m Sorry” As He Exited Floor With Teary Eyes After Loss To Wisconsin

The heartbreak experienced by the 67 teams whose seasons will eventually come to an end during the NCAA Tournament is part of what makes the event so captivating.  Everyone watching tonight’s Wisconsin-Arizona Elite Eight game witnessed said heartbreak in its highest form.  As Wildcats’ senior point guard T.J. McConnell exited the floor at Staples Center in Los Angeles, there...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Not Even Sam Dekker Is Falling For Frank Kaminsky’s Flops

Sam Dekker calls Frank Kaminsky out for this ridiculous flop against the Arizona Wildcats.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tucson Rapper Produces (Intentionally?) Hilarious Hip-Hop Joint In Honor Of The Arizona Wildcats

A Tucson rapper that calls himself ““MC Yo Wassup” just created the club banger of March Madness 2015. We’re exaggerating just a tad, but we have to give this guy props for taking his passion for the Arizona Wildcats basketball team and creating this more-than-likely-non-intentional-hilarious rap video. We’re not sure if Mr. Wassup (who happens to [&hellip (Visited...
Via No Coast Bias
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
9 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
10 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
10 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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.

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
13 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Utes: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Utes.
Via Gamedayr
February 28, 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 The Student Section
February 22, 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

Arizona football recruiting: Previewing 2015 Signing Day

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Wildcats coach Rich Rodriguez and his staff worked early, securing about 80 percent of their recruiting class before the season started. So, any real benefits from their big season -- the win at Oregon, beating Arizona State, the Pac-12 South title, the Fiesta Bowl appearance -- will have to show up in the 2016 class. As of Tuesday afternoon, Arizona's recruiting...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Finding Ways to Win

Chantel Jennings of ESPN.com tells the story of Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, the Arizona Wildcats defensive specialist who forged his game playing against older competitors on the Seventh Street blacktop courts in the
Via Stack
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

AP women's basketball poll gets ASU, Arizona confused

The Arizona Wildcats women's basketball team didn't receive any votes in the Associated Press Poll on Jan. 5. Jump ahead one week to the AP rankings released Monday and they've garnered 10 points, but here's the problem with that. Between those two polls, the Wildcats lost three games by an average of 25 points. It's easy to see what's happening here. Somebody or somebodies got Arizona...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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