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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
13 hours 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
4 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
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell Is Still Saying “Nobody” Is The Best Defender He’s Faced All Year After Poor Performance vs. Arizona

Before Ohio State’s NCAA Tournament Third Round game against Arizona, Buckeyes’ star guard D’Angelo Russell was asked about the defenders he’s faced this year.  “Who’s the best defender you’ve faced this season?” the reporter asked. “Nobody,” Russell replied.  The question was asked because of the team Russell was about to face, a team that has a couple of...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona advances to Sweet 16 with 73-58 win over Ohio State

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Gabe York made five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points, T.J. McConnell also scored 19 points and second-seeded Arizona advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third straight year with a 73-58 victory over 10th-seeded Ohio State on Saturday. The Wildcats (33-3) overcame a sluggish start until their outside shooting busted the Buckeyes' zone defense, which they rarely...
Via AP on Fox
5 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
7 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
8 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
10 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Utes: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Utes.
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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

Arizona center Carter Wood pukes on ball before snapping it (Video)

In what is the perfect metaphor for Arizona’s ghastly performance against Oregon in the Pac-12 championship game on Friday night, center Carter Wood puked on the ball before snapping it. Wood took over at center after Steven Gurrola was ejected for throwing a punch at a Ducks defender. Maybe the nerves got to him, but...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Gurrola ejected for fighting against Oregon (Video)

Arizona senior offensive lineman Steven Gurrola was ejected from the second half of his team’s game against Oregon in the Pac-12 championship game on Friday. Gurrola was penalized for a personal foul for fighting following an interception thrown by backup quarterback Jesse Scroggins. A replay showed that the Wildcats center threw a punch at DeForest...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Scooby Wright is hellbent on proving every one of his doubters wrong

His Twitter handle is dang near perfect. TwoStarScoob. It plays off his recruiting label, off the snub from something so many players get caught up in. The recruiting star-system often becomes part of a player’s identity. It's certainly become part of linebacker Scooby Wright's persona. When he first signed up for Twitter, the Arizona star said he thought 'TwoStarScoob' would be...
Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona's undersized Zellers coming up big at nose guard

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Scooby Wright remembers one of his first days at camp last year when Arizona Wildcats defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel pointed to a player and said, "We need guys like this in our program if we want to be good." He wasn't pointing to a senior. Or a returning starter. Casteel was pointing to a walk-on true freshman, Parker Zellers. Zellers, undersized, under-recruited...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 06, 2014  |  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
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