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Arizona on right path under Rodriguez but not yet at elite level

Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez joked Wednesday that he didn't want to be reminded about not being successful against UCLA, USC and Arizona State in the Pac-12 South. The feeling among the Pac-12 media is he'll continue to struggle against the trio, given they are all picked ahead of the Wildcats in 2014 race. UA was picked fourth in the South. It will be up to the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Superb wing Ray Smith will Bear Down

It’s been a good news, bad news week for 6′-7″ Rekwon “Ray” Smith, a talented 2015 prospect from Las Vegas (NV). On the bad side, Smith tore his ACL at the adidas Unrivaled event in Chicago, but just days later, he committed to the Arizona Wildcats. Smith previously narrowed his substantial list of suitors to nine programs in ...
Via Hoopniks
11 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 37 Arizona Wildcats season preview

The Arizona Wildcats come into 2014 behind third-year head coach Rich Rodriguez looking to build on their recent success. The Wildcats will have to work quickly to fill the holes left after losing some key starters from the last year's squad. "I think the Pac-12 is more talented today than it has been in a really long time and I think that will be even more so five years...
Via College Football Universe
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Aaron Gordon going higher in NBA Draft than Julius Randle

For much of the NBA Draft process, Indiana’s Noah Vonleh, Kentucky’s Julius Randle and the Arizona Wildcats’ Aaron Gordon have been lumped together in a crowded group of talented freshman power forwards. Read 3-5 mock drafts, and you’ll probably see 3-4 different orders as to which they’re drafted. As it turns out, Gordon may be the one who ends up getting drafted first...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona RB Pierre Cormier’s medical condition means end of football career

The Arizona Daily Star is reporting that Arizona RB Pierre Cormier is ending his football career because of a undisclosed medical condition.  He made the announcement via his Facebook page, “Football has always meant the world to me.. Due to a medical condition I’ve been told I can never play again.. This last week and a half has been the hardest ever for me…” What the...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-25 junior Tyler Dorsey splits with Arizona

The first big decommitment in the 2015 class occurred on Sunday, with 6′-4″ combo guard Tyler Dorsey of St. John Bosco (CA) parting ways with the Arizona Wildcats. A scoring-oriented guard, Dorsey was previously set to team with another elite California junior combo guard Justin Simon, who was also a Wildcats pledge. Dorsey is one of the ...
Via Hoopniks
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

University of Arizona Wildcats Football Gets Four Games On National Television in 2014

  College football season is still a few months away but the T.V. schedules were announced yesterday and the University of Arizona Wildcats will be featured on national television at least four games this upcoming season. They open the season with back to back nationally televised games and two of the four on ESPN.   Arizona Wildcats vs UNLV Runnin Rebels The Wildcats get to...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona favored to win next year's college hoops title

The nets at AT&T Stadium in Dallas are just freshly cut down by national champions Connecticut, but that doesn't mean we cant start looking ahead to futures for the winner of next year's Big Dance. The Arizona Wildcats and head coach Sean Miller, were oh so close to this year's Final Four and Vegas thinks they are a good bet to take the next step. They are currently...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

After Elite Eight loss, Arizona’s Sean Miller tweets message to fans

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson The number one seeded Arizona Wildcats were dumped out of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night, suffering a painful overtime loss to the Wisconsin Badgers in the Elite Eight round.  On Sunday after the game, head coach Sean Miller took to twitter to thank the fans, players, coaching staff and the Arizona administration for their support. I want to thank our...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona star Aaron Gordon likely to declare

The Arizona Wildcats are out of the NCAA Tournament as the Madness of March claimed them on Saturday night and the losses look to keep coming. While the loss to the Wisconsin Badgers had little barring on his decision, star forward Aaron Gordon is expected to enter the NBA Draft this June and leave Arizona in the past. This comes as a very little surprise as Gordon was expected...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Taren Morrison, Ricky McCoy commit to Arizona Wildcats

It has been a big week for the Arizona Wildcats. On Thursday, they got a commitment from 3-star running back Taren Morrison. The 5’11, 190-pounder attends Desert Ridge High School in Mesa, Arizona. He is considered the 41st best running back prospect, the 10th best prospect in the state of Arizona and the 503rd best prospect in the class of 2015, according to 24/7 Sports’ composite...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Explanation of why Arizona Wildcats say “Bear down”

You might have heard a lot of Arizona Wildcats, their fans and alumni saying “Bear Down” this March madness. Which is weird because what do Wildcats have to do with Bears? It’s not like the Arizona Wildcats are based in a place like Russia (bear is the nation’s international symbol) or California (which has a bear on the state flag). We found an explanation. More timely than...
Via The Sports Bank
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update: Pac-12

1. Arizona Wildcats It’s safe to say at this point that coach Sean Miller has effectively locked down elite West Coast recruiting during his tenure in Tucson. Very rarely have the Wildcats not come through with an elite prospect that they are trying to land in their backyard, as of late. For the 2014 season, Arizona ...
Via Hoopniks
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Miller was in disbelief after ASU knocked off Arizona

Arizona head coach Sean Miller had one of the better struggle faces of the year after Arizona State’s thrilling double OT victory over the No.2 Wildcats. Arizona still is likely in line for a No.1 seed in the tourney, but last night’s loss was still a blow for Miller and Arizona. [@_MarcusD_] The post Sean Miller was in disbelief after ASU knocked off Arizona appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats recruiting class of 2014

Arizona signed 14 offensive players and 11 defensive players to letters of intent. Devon Brewer Cornerback, 6-0, 170 Fresno, Calif., Central HS No. 47 cornerback (; Blue-Grey All-American, Defensive MVP Three-Star Recruit --€“, Rodney Carr Defensive Back, 6-0, 183 Los Angeles, Bishop Mora Salesian HS Blue-Grey All-American; Semper Fidelis All-American...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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