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Arizona Basketball: Oregon’s Jordan Bell agrees that Ducks should be ranked No. 1

Arizona Basketball dropped down in next season’s forecasted rankings in some folks eyes after the Terrance Ferguson’s announcement, Oregon’s Jordan Bell agrees the Ducks should be No. 1 in the Pac-12. Our editor Shereen Rayan and her In The Front Row co-host Chris Camello caught up with Oregon Ducks forward Jordan Bell after his Drew […] Arizona Basketball: Oregon’s Jordan...
Via Zona Zealots
8 hours ago

Rob Gronkowski has a new Touchdown Dance!

No NFL off-season would be complete without some news about former Arizona Wildcat Rob Gronkowski. New England Patriot Rob Gronkowski is entering his 15th year in the NFL and thus far has caught 380 passes for 5,555 yards scoring 65 touchdowns. He is one of Tom Brady’s favorite targets, and Gronk has had Tom’s back […] Rob Gronkowski has a new Touchdown Dance! - Zona Zealots...
Via Zona Zealots
2 days ago

Arizona Football: 5 Dark Horse Players to Breakout in 2016

The 2016 Arizona Football Season is nearly among us, and at Zona Zealots, we will break down who we think will be the Top 5 Breakout players this year! First off, we want to say that we in no way know for certain if these five players will have the biggest impact, or will be […] Arizona Football: 5 Dark Horse Players to Breakout in 2016 - Zona Zealots - Zona Zealots - An Arizona...
Via Zona Zealots
4 days ago

Arizona Football: Senior leader Sani Fuimaono is driven to succeed

During Pac-12 Football Media days last week, Arizona Football defensive tackle Sani Fuimaono was selected to speak to the media about himself and the team. Pac-12 Football Media days weren’t complete without senior standout defensive lineman Sani Fuimaono who spoke about his teammates, his passion for football and his drive to get on the field and […] Arizona Football: Senior...
Via Zona Zealots
6 days ago

Arizona Football: Senior Nate Phillips confident about next season

The bond between Arizona Football Head Coach and wide receiver Nate Phillips is strong and so is their confidence in each other. Coach Rich Rodriguez picked two seniors to come with him to Hollywood for the Pac-12 Football Media Days, one of them, WR Nate Phillips, has been with Rich Rod since he was a […] Arizona Football: Senior Nate Phillips confident about next season - Zona...
Via Zona Zealots
7 days ago

TSS Top 50: No. 32 Arizona Wildcats

Arizona Wildcats 2015 record: 7-6 overall, 3-6 Pac 12 (defeated New Mexico 45-37 in New Mexico Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Will the 2014 or 2015 Wildcats Show Up this Season? Arizona’s drop from rising football power to the bottom of the Pac 12 was as sudden as it was surprising. We all knew that the Pac 12 South was going to be one of the deepest and toughest divisions in college...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona basketball: Ryan Anderson signs with Antwerp Giants in Belgium

Arizona’s leading scorer last year is heading overseas After playing a few games in the NBA Summer League, former Arizona Wildcats forward Ryan Anderson has announced he will be going overseas to begin his professional basketball career. Very blessed to announce I will be playing in Belgium next year with @antwerpgiants !! What an amazing journey God has planned for me —...
Via Arizona Desert Swarm
10 days ago

Arizona SG Terrance Ferguson skipping college to play professionally

The Arizona Wildcats were hoping to have one of the best recruiting classes going into the 2016-17 season, but it just took a huge blow. The team announced on Thursday that five-star shooting guard Terrance Ferguson will skip college and play professionally. Reports of him possibly skipping school this to play one year of professional basketball overseas before heading to the NBA...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona WR Griffey, son of Hall of Famer, selected by Mariners

Trey Griffey is a big-time collegiate athlete, but he is not following in his famous father’s footsteps. The son of former Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds superstar Ken Griffey Jr. plays wide receiver for the Arizona Wildcats, recording 56 catches for 859 yards and four touchdowns through his first three years. He hung up his bat and glove years ago to focus on football, but...
Via College Spun
June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Arizona star Sean Rooks dies at 46

Former Arizona star Sean Rooks has tragically passed away at the age of 46. The center, who played for seven NBA teams from 1992-2004, was most recently an assistant coach with the Philadelphia 76ers. The Undefeated’s Marc Spears first reported on Rooks’ tragic passing. It saddens to report Sixers assistant coach & ex-NBA center Sean Rooks, 46, passed away in Philadelphia...
Via College Spun
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA baseball tournament 2016: Arizona wins Lafayette Regional

The Arizona Wildcats were looking to get back on top of the college baseball world as they entered the 2016 NCAA baseball tournament as the second seed in the Lafayette Regional. They had a long road to the regional title, but they were able to pick up the big win on Monday. The Wildcats down the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns for the second time on Monday to move to their fourth...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 5-star Arizona commit Terrance Ferguson skipping college, will play overseas

The Arizona Wildcats are one of the best basketball programs in the country and have been for the last few years. However, they will be taking a big hit this season as five-star shooting guard commit Terrance Ferguson will likely be skipping college. 247Sports’ Jerry Meyer reported that Ferguson is expected not to enroll at Arizona and will instead go overseas to play professionally...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville transfer PG Dylan Smith commits to Arizona

The Arizona Wildcats had a solid campaign during the 2015-16 season as they went 25-9 and advanced to the semifinals of the PAC-12 Conference tournament, making a fourth straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament. They have just added a pretty good player to their roster in the form of UNC Asheville transfer point guard Dylan Smith. Smith announced his intentions to transfer to...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright gets drafted, loses mind

Scooby Wright is ready to jump headfirst into the NFL. And into a pool, for that matter. The Arizona linebacker was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the seventh round with the No. 250 overall pick on Saturday. He reacted to the news with a celebration for the ages: by spontaneously diving into the backyard family pool. Whilst fully clothed. Scooby Wright got drafted by the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Allonzo Trier to return to Arizona

Arizona Wildcats guard Allonzo Trier will return to the desert for his sophomore season, according to an official statement from the university and coach Sean Miller. “I am ecstatic about Allonzo’s decision to return to school for his sophomore year,” Miller said in the release. “I believe he will become one of college basketball’s elite players next season.” Miller then...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Miller's shirt drenched with sweat during first half

The NCAA Tournament can be a stressful time for college basketball coaches, especially when trying to avoid an upset. So when Wichita State jumped out to an early lead on the sixth-seeded Wildcats Thursday night, it shouldn’t surprise you that Arizona’s head coach Sean Miller was feeling the heat. At one point, CBS Sports’ Jordan Cornette even captured a photo of Miller standing...
Via College Spun
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats: Why Nick Johnson should have stayed

Nick Johnson was a beloved Wildcat during his days at Arizona and remains an all-time favorite player for the local Tucson crowd. He was a defensive anchor and team leader for one of the greatest Arizona basketball teams of all-time. This team featured Aaron Gordon, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and TJ McConnell. If Arizona needed a last second shot they always went to Johnson, however...
Via isportsweb.com
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Miller: An Arizona player is going to punch a fan

Sean Miller wants the Pac-12 to address court-storming and cautions that the practice could lead to one of his players punching a fan. Miller’s Arizona Wildcats lost to Colorado in Boulder in Wednesday 75-72. After the game, Buffaloes fans celebrated by storming the court. Miller feels this is unsafe because it could lead to injuries or worse — an assault. He spent several...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  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
January 30, 2016  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2016  |  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 Saturday 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...
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 Tuesday’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...
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....
Via isportsweb.com
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

From Air Force Special Operations to Arizona special teams

Many great stories flood the sports pages on Veterans 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 pararescue jumper now playing football at the 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...
Via isportsweb.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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