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The Wildcats hit nine home runs in a doubleheader sweep of New Mexico State to raise their home record to 24-0.

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  • Kerr "absolutely" expects offer

    Kerr "absolutely" expects offer

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:51 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:51:03 GMT
    Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - Some people truly believe people that Madison Square Garden is the biggest stage for basketball at any level. Most recently the team that calls the Garden home has had very little success,
    Former Wildcat and Suns GM Steve Kerr is reportedly waiting on an offer from the New York Knicks to take over as their new head coach next year.
  • BB: Farris' best outing is not good enough

    BB: Farris' best outing is not good enough

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:56 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:56:59 GMT
    Wyatt Strahan outdueled James Farris, and the Southern California University baseball team savored a first-inning run en route to a 1-0 victory over visiting Arizona on Thursday night in the opener of
    James Farris was good for Arizona but the Trojans Wyatt Strahan was better in a 1-0 USC win.
  • BB: Cats head to L.A. to face the Trojans

    BB: Cats head to L.A. to face the Trojans

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:46 AM EDT2014-04-17 07:46:48 GMT
    The Arizona Wildcats hit the road for Easter weekend as they travel to Los Angeles for a Pac-12 series against the USC Trojans.UA took the series from UCLA for the first time since 2005. That was also
    The Arizona Wildcats hit the road for Easter weekend as they travel to Los Angeles for a Pac-12 series against the USC Trojans.UA took the series from UCLA for the first time since 2005. That was also
  • Wildcats Gordon, Johnson declare for NBA Draft

    Wildcats Gordon, Johnson declare for NBA Draft

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:22:17 GMT
    Arizona Wildcats basketball players Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson made it official today, announcing that they are leaving the team to declare for the NBA Draft.
    Arizona Wildcats basketball players Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson made it official today, announcing that they are leaving the team to declare for the NBA Draft.
  • SB: M&M connection push Cats to road series win

    SB: M&M connection push Cats to road series win

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-04-14 05:40:36 GMT
    Arizona registered as many home runs, three, as Cal had hits as Arizona defeated California 7-2 Sunday to take the series from the Bears at Levine-Fricke Field. Chelsea Goodacre, Katiyana Mauga and Mo
    Mo Mercado and Katiyana Mauga both homered as the Wildcats get their first Pac-12 road series win of the season.
  • BB: UA wins UCLA series for 1st time in nine years

    BB: UA wins UCLA series for 1st time in nine years

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:33 AM EDT2014-04-14 05:33:35 GMT
    Zach Gibbons had four hits, including a leadoff double in the ninth inning, and scored on an infield single by Kevin Newman to hand the University of Arizona baseball team a walk-off victory, 6-5, securing
    Zach Gibbons banged out four hits and scored the winning run in a bottom of the ninth walkoff win.
  • BB: Hamlin pitches UA past champs

    BB: Hamlin pitches UA past champs

    Sunday, April 13 2014 2:39 AM EDT2014-04-13 06:39:38 GMT
    Cody Hamlin tossed a complete game five-hitter, and Riley Moore collected a season-high three hits for the University of Arizona baseball team as the Wildcats held on for a 3-2 victory Saturday night at
    Cody Hamlin's stock continues to rise as the sophomore goes the distance in Arizona's 3-2 win over defending NCAA Champion UCLA.
  • SB: Off outing for Fowler costly for Cats

    SB: Off outing for Fowler costly for Cats

    Sunday, April 13 2014 2:17 AM EDT2014-04-13 06:17:16 GMT
    Arizona pitchers issued seven walks, six of which would end up scoring, as the Wildcats were run-ruled for the first time this season in a 9-1 decision at California Saturday. Arizona (33-9, 8-6 Pac-12)
    Kenzie Fowler doesn't get out of the first inning as the Bears even the series.
  • Cat great Hoffman honored to have award in his name

    Cat great Hoffman honored to have award in his name

    Saturday, April 12 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-04-12 09:24:14 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) — Now that they're no longer receiving awards, Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are getting their names on some. Major League Baseball said Wednesday it created a "Mariano Rivera American
    The top reliever in the National League will now receive an award bearing the name of Arizona Wildcats great Trevor Hoffman ('89).
  • BB: Bruins blank Cats

    BB: Bruins blank Cats

    Saturday, April 12 2014 3:30 AM EDT2014-04-12 07:30:24 GMT
    James Kaprielian shined in on the mound for the 22nd-ranked UCLA baseball team, which rapped out 14 hits and shut out Arizona, 8-0, in the opening game of a three-game series Friday evening at Hi Corbett
    Arizona put runners on base in all but one inning but couldn't do anything with those runners.
  • KELLY: One small sample size of Arizona Football

    KELLY: One small sample size of Arizona Football

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-04-11 11:34:23 GMT
    I attended exactly one Arizona Football spring practice this year. That's about par for the course for me. I spend so much time watching the Wildcats during the "real" season that I really have very little
    The Wildcats have used to spring to try and figure out what to do offensively with no returning starter at quarterback and  running back. Our David Kelly tells you what he thinks might transpire.
  • Kids of Steele take the field

    Kids of Steele take the field

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:49 AM EDT2014-04-11 07:49:54 GMT
    Hundreds of kids hit the playing field at Arizona Stadium Thursday night for the 1st "Team Up" event hosted by UA Football and head coach Rich Rodriguez.The event gave children from 5-years through 8th
    Night of fun at Arizona Stadium for kids with medical hardships.
  • Wildcats ready for Spring Game

    Wildcats ready for Spring Game

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:22:57 GMT
    Fans can expect to have fun Saturday.
    Fans can expect to have fun Saturday.
  • Wildcat Football Spring Game Info

    Wildcat Football Spring Game Info

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:20:05 GMT
    Tucson, AZ - The third spring game under Rich Rodriguez will be held Saturday, April 12th at Arizona Stadium. Here are the schedule of events for that day: 11:00am - Gates open for fans 11:15am - The
    Tucson, AZ - The third spring game under Rich Rodriguez will be held Saturday, April 12th at Arizona Stadium. Here are the schedule of events for that day: 11:00am - Gates open for fans 11:15am - The
  • NCAA final: Wisconsin 64, Arizona 63 (OT)

    NCAA final: Wisconsin 64, Arizona 63 (OT)

    Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky had 28 points to lead the Badgers to the overtime victory. Tucson Police deploy pepper gas to disperse crowds at Main Gate Square.
  • SB: Cats struck down in Tempe

    SB: Cats struck down in Tempe

    Saturday, March 29 2014 3:25 AM EDT2014-03-29 07:25:30 GMT
    With help from 16 strikeouts from pitcher Dallas Escobedo, No. 11 Arizona State defeated eighth-ranked Arizona Softball 2-1 Friday night to open the rivalry series. Despite outhitting the Sun Devils (31-5,
    ASU's Dallas Escobedo mows down UA keeping the Cats winless on the road this season in the Pac-12.
  • Ryan & Miller share resume void

    Ryan & Miller share resume void

    Saturday, March 29 2014 2:38 AM EDT2014-03-29 06:38:23 GMT
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Arizona's Sean Miller and Wisconsin's Bo Ryan are one win from their first trip to the Final Four. In the only 1-2 matchup in the Elite Eight, top-seeded Arizona will play No. 2
    Arizona's Sean Miller and Wisconsin's Bo Ryan are one win from their first trip to the Final Four.
  • NCAA final: Arizona advances to Elite Eight with 70-64 win

    NCAA final: Arizona advances to Elite Eight with 70-64 win

    Wildcats come from behind for the victory.
  • NCAA final: Arizona advances to Sweet 16

    NCAA final: Arizona advances to Sweet 16

    The Wildcats defeat Gonzaga, 84-61, in San Diego to advance to their 16th Sweet Sixteen.
  • NCAA final: Arizona 68, Weber State 59

    NCAA final: Arizona 68, Weber State 59

    Led by Nick Johnson's 18 points, the Wildcats move on to play Gonzaga on Sunday.
  • Cason to Carolina

    Cason to Carolina

    Friday, March 21 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-03-21 19:56:24 GMT
    The Panthers announced they've signed cornerback Antoine Cason to a one-year contract and wide receiver Tiquan Underwood to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not released Friday. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound
    The Panthers have reached an agreement with former Wildcats and Cardinals corner Antoine Cason.
  • Wildcats prep for title run

    Wildcats prep for title run

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 4:15 AM EDT2014-03-19 08:15:58 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Following a solid regular season and a strong Pac-12 Championships, the Arizona women's swim team will close out the 2013-14 season with the NCAA Championships beginning on Thursday at
    the Arizona women's swim team will close out the 2013-14 season with the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Pac-12 Final: Wildcats fall to UCLA, 75-71

    Pac-12 Final: Wildcats fall to UCLA, 75-71

    Jordan Adams' three-pointer with 43 seconds left gives the Bruins the Pac-12 title.
  • Pac-12 final: Arizona runs all over Colorado, 63-43

    Pac-12 final: Arizona runs all over Colorado, 63-43

    Wildcats advance to Saturday's Pac-12 final vs. Stanford or UCLA.
  • Pac-12 final: Arizona 71, Utah 39

    Pac-12 final: Arizona 71, Utah 39

    Watch highlights and postgame interviews from today's blowout victory over Utah.
  • SB: Cats sizzle through So Cal

    SB: Cats sizzle through So Cal

    Monday, March 10 2014 2:04 AM EDT2014-03-10 06:04:02 GMT
    FULLERTON, Calif. – No. 7 Arizona softball completed its participation at the Judi Garman Classic by defeating San Jose State 8-1 Sunday at Anderson Family Field. Hallie Wilson went 2-for-3 with a pair
    No. 7 Arizona softball completed its participation at the Judi Garman Classic by defeating San Jose State 8-1 Sunday at Anderson Family Field.
  • Cordes is king

    Cordes is king

    Sunday, March 9 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-03-10 03:32:16 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – For the fourth time in four days, the Arizona men's swim team has been a part of a Pac-12 meet record and for the second straight night junior Kevin Cordes was the record setter as he won
    For the second straight night junior Kevin Cordes was the record setter as he won the 200 breast stroke.
  • Single elimination season

    Single elimination season

    Sunday, March 9 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-03-10 03:07:23 GMT
    Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - Here is the full schedule for the Pac-12 men's basketball tournament this week at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Wednesday, March 12 Noon: No. 8 Utah vs. No. 9 Washington,
    Here is your guide through the Pac-12 tournament with all the dates and start times from the MGM Grand.
  • Wildcats sweep AZ Invitational

    Wildcats sweep AZ Invitational

    Saturday, March 8 2014 9:18 PM EST2014-03-09 02:18:11 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – After storming back to beat Grand Canyon in a thriller this morning, the Arizona sand volleyball team closed out the Arizona Invitational in style by defeating rival Arizona State, 4-1,
    the Arizona sand volleyball team closed out the Arizona Invitational in style by defeating rival Arizona State.
  • Hoops final: No. 3 Arizona falls to Oregon, 64-57

    Hoops final: No. 3 Arizona falls to Oregon, 64-57

    Arizona's Aaron Gordon led all scorers with 21 points in a losing effort.
  • Ristic commits to UA

    Ristic commits to UA

    Saturday, March 8 2014 5:30 PM EST2014-03-08 22:30:06 GMT
    Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - Entering Saturday the Arizona Wildcats already had a top ten recruiting class to usher in next year. Expect that to change... for the better. Around noon Dusan Ristic, a seven foot
    Sean Miller recieves the commitment from the 7 foot Serbian center who made his official visit last week.
  • WBB: One and done

    WBB: One and done

    Friday, March 7 2014 1:02 AM EST2014-03-07 06:02:50 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - Ariya Crook scored 19 points, including three free throws in the final 30 seconds, as the fifth-seeded USC women beat No. 12 seed Arizona 59-54 in the first round of the Pac-12 Conference
    Arizona women fall to USC 59-54 in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament.
  • WIldcat Football holds NFL Pro Day

    WIldcat Football holds NFL Pro Day

    Thursday, March 6 2014 6:32 PM EST2014-03-06 23:32:43 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona football and head coach Rich Rodriguez held annual NFL Pro Timing Day on Thursday at Arizona Stadium. Below is a transcript from players meeting with the media. Running
    Selected former Wildcats do the dance in front of potential future NFL employers.
  • Lavine out with torn ACL

    Lavine out with torn ACL

    Thursday, March 6 2014 3:15 PM EST2014-03-06 20:15:08 GMT
    TUCSON – Arizona softball senior centerfielder Alex Lavine suffered a torn ACL in her left knee during the second inning of the first game of a doubleheader against Ball State on Tuesday. Lavine will miss
    Will look for a medical redshirt.
  • No. 3 Arizona defeats Oregon State 74-69

    No. 3 Arizona defeats Oregon State 74-69

    Wildcat men's basketball wins on the road in Corvallis, Ore.
  • Hoops final: No. 3 Arizona 79, Stanford 66

    Hoops final: No. 3 Arizona 79, Stanford 66

    Wildcats clinch the PAC-12 title with the victory.
  • Pirates pound the Cats

    Pirates pound the Cats

    Saturday, March 1 2014 3:31 AM EST2014-03-01 08:31:46 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Seton Hall ace Josh Prevost dominated on the mound, and designated hitter Tyler Boyd delivered a three-run triple in the opening inning to propel the Pirates to a series-opening 9-1 victory
    Seton Hall starter Jeff Prevost retired the first 12 Wildcats in helping the Pirates dominated the Wildcats 9-1.
  • Live coverage: No. 3 Arizona beats Cal 87-59

    Live coverage: No. 3 Arizona beats Cal, 87-59

    Find viewing information and join the KOLD 13 sports team online for live coverage and analysis.
  • Major blow to the Miners

    Major blow to the Miners

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 11:12 PM EST2014-02-26 04:12:52 GMT
    TUCSON – UA pitchers allowed one hit, while Katiyana Mauga hit her first-career grand slam in Arizona's 11-1, five-inning victory over UTEP to open the two-game series Tuesday night at Hillenbrand Stadium.
    Arizona run rules UTEP at Hillenbrand and move to 14-1 on the young season.
  • This weeks Pac-12 "King"

    This weeks Pac-12 "King"

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 6:03 PM EST2014-02-25 23:03:35 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona baseball player Scott Kingery was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon. A sophomore outfielder, Kingery rapped out a
    Arizona baseball player Scott Kingery was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Walton to the Pac-12 Hall of Honor

    Walton to the Pac-12 Hall of Honor

    Monday, February 24 2014 6:30 PM EST2014-02-24 23:30:45 GMT
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - The Pac-12 Conference will honor 12 former student-athletes with their induction into the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor. The induction will occur on Friday, March 14, during
    Walton joins UCLA's Tyus Edney and Stanford's Mark Madsen in the Class of 2014.
  • Wildcats dominate Colorado on the road, 88-61

    Wildcats dominate Colorado on the road, 88-61

    Aaron Gordon led the Wildcats with 23 points in Arizona's biggest win since Brandon Ashley's injury,.
  • Hoops final: No. 4 Arizona 67, Utah 63 in overtime

    Hoops final: No. 4 Arizona 67, Utah 63 in overtime

    The Wildcats survive a close call in Salt Lake City.
  • Gimme some Mo'

    Gimme some Mo'

    Sunday, February 16 2014 8:18 PM EST2014-02-17 01:18:46 GMT
    TUCSON – Arizona softball run-ruled fourth-ranked Alabama before shutting out Grand Canyon to sweep the Hillenbrand Invitational and improve to a perfect 9-0 on the season. In the early game, UA became
    Mo Mercado's first-inning grand slam set the tone for an 8-0 run rule of Alabama Sunday as the Wildcats wept the Hillenbrand Invitational.
  • Hamlin's debut takes series

    Hamlin's debut takes series

    Sunday, February 16 2014 6:22 PM EST2014-02-16 23:22:16 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Cody Hamlin tossed seven strong innings on the mound and received a healthy dose of run support as the Arizona baseball team brushed off a Saturday setback with a 7-1 victory Sunday at
    Cody Hamlin tossed seven strong innings as the Arizona baseball took two-of-three games from visiting Kent State.

  • SB: Piñon's nine strikeouts rolls down the Tide

    SB: Piñon's nine strikeouts rolls down the Tide

    Sunday, February 16 2014 1:25 AM EST2014-02-16 06:25:18 GMT
    Arizona pitchers allowed one run on four total hits in #24 Arizona's sweep of day three of the Hillenbrand Invitational including a three-hit shutout of fourth-ranked Alabama. UA pitchers Estela Piñon
    The Wildcats Estela Piñon struck out a career-high nine hitters as 24th ranked Arizona shutout #4 Alabama.
  • Kent St. returns the rout

    Kent St. returns the rout

    Sunday, February 16 2014 12:49 AM EST2014-02-16 05:49:09 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Kent State scored 11 first-inning runs and held off the University of Arizona baseball team the rest of the way en route to a 14-5 victory Saturday to even the three-game series at Hi Corbett
    Kent State scored 11 first-inning runs and held off the University of Arizona baseball team the rest of the way en route to a 14-5 victory Saturday.
  • Hoops final: Arizona State 69, Arizona 66

    Hoops final: Arizona State 69, Arizona 66

    Sun Devils outlast Wildcats in double overtime.
  • Hoops final: No. 2 Arizona 76, Oregon State 54

    Hoops final: No. 2 Arizona 76, Oregon State 54

    Aaron Gordon led the Wildcats with 17 points.
  • WBB: Cats stun Sun Devils

    WBB: Cats stun Sun Devils

    Sunday, February 9 2014 6:42 PM EST2014-02-09 23:42:08 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Carissa Crutchfield scored a career-high 20 points to lead Arizona to a huge upset over No. 11 Arizona State 68-49 on Sunday. Arizona (5-18, 1-11 Pac 12) has endured a tough season, losing
    The Arizona women's basketball team gets their first conference win spoling their bitter rivals road trip.
  • SB: Fox on fire

    SB: Fox on fire

    Sunday, February 9 2014 1:16 AM EST2014-02-09 06:16:54 GMT
    TUCSON – With help from five Kellie Fox RBI, Arizona softball cruised to its second-consecutive run-rule victory over Southern Miss Saturday afternoon, 14-2 in five innings. Ten different Wildcats contributed
    Wildcats shortstop Kellie Fox went 3-4 Saturday and chipped in 5 RBI as Arizona routed Southern Miss again.
  • High School Football National Signing Day

    High School Football National Signing Day

    Complete Southern Arizona coverage of the 2014 national letter of intent day, from high schools to University of Arizona football.
  • Hoops final: No. 2 Arizona holds off Oregon, 67-65

    Hoops final: No. 2 Arizona holds off Oregon, 67-65

    Nick Johnson leads the Wildcats with 18 points and made free throws down the stretch.
  • BB: UA freshman impress

    BB: UA freshman impress

    Sunday, February 2 2014 2:08 AM EST2014-02-02 07:08:39 GMT
    The Arizona baseball team held its annual "Meet the Team Day" Saturday at Hi Corbett Field to the delight of approximately 1,000 fans who cheered on the Wildcats for an eight-inning intrasquad game
    Freshman pitcher Evan Hebert and freshman infielder/pitcher Bobby Dalbec stood out in the Wildcats Red-Blue game.
  • Former Wildcats lead Triple Crown nominees

    Former Wildcats lead Triple Crown nominees

    Saturday, February 1 2014 7:18 PM EST2014-02-02 00:18:14 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Undefeated Shared Belief and Breeders' Cup Juvenile runner-up Havana lead the list of 413 early nominees for the Triple Crown series for 3-year-olds. It's the most nominees since
    Wildcats Todd Pletcher and Bob Baffert take the top 2 spots in Triple Crown nominees.
  • Hoops final: #1 Arizona 60, Stanford 57

    Hoops final: #1 Arizona 60, Stanford 57

    Nick Johnson's clutch jumper and free throws give Wildcats school-record 21st straight win.
  • Hoops final: California 60, #1 Arizona 58

    Hoops final: California 60, #1 Arizona 58

    Sean Miller says sophomore forward Brandon Ashley may have a broken foot and could be lost for the remainder of the season.
  • Still streaking

    Still streaking

    Wednesday, January 29 2014 1:24 PM EST2014-01-29 18:24:13 GMT
    (AP) - Arizona and Syracuse are 1-2 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the eighth consecutive week. The Wildcats (20-0) are again a runaway No. 1, receiving 63 first-place votes Monday
    Arizona received 31 of 32 first place votes as they remain number 1 for the eighth straight week.
  • Foles finishes off 2014

    Foles finishes off 2014

    Monday, January 27 2014 12:01 AM EST2014-01-27 05:01:32 GMT
    Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - The headline for December edition of Sports Illustrated read... "And then Nick Foles happened." Also included on the cover was the coverboy himself as Nick Foles' year seemed to reach
    Former Wildcat Nick Foles was named the 2014 offensive MVP in this years Pro Bowl.
  • Hoops final: Wildcats win school-record 20th straight

    Hoops final: Wildcats win school-record 20th straight

    Hoops final: Wildcats win school-record 20th straight

    Nick Johnson's 22 points led top-ranked Arizona to a 65-56 victory over Utah.
  • GymCats fall just short of an upset

    GymCats fall just short of an upset

    Sunday, January 26 2014 1:37 AM EST2014-01-26 06:37:56 GMT
    The 17th-ranked University of Arizona gymnastics team turned in a record-setting performance, but fell in a closely contested meet to No. 1 Oklahoma, 197.575-196.925, before a crowd of 2,166 on Saturday
    Top-five all-time team score not enough for UA to take down #1 Oklahoma.
  • Hoops Final: Wildcats remain unbeaten with victory over Colorado

    Hoops Final: Wildcats remain unbeaten with victory over Colorado

    Hoops Final: Wildcats remain unbeaten with victory over Colorado

    Top-ranked Arizona extended its win streaks to 19 games with a 69-57 victory.
  • Be Lezo Like

    Be Lezo Like

    Thursday, January 23 2014 3:39 AM EST2014-01-23 08:39:24 GMT
    Lezo Urreiztieta was remembered Wednesday night as a young man who was the epitome of a student-athlete, driven to become a doctor but with a sense of humor that captivated everyone he came in contact
    Lezo Urreiztieta never became the doctor he hoped to be but still touched many lives and saved a few in the process.
  • Players Program blueprint

    Players Program blueprint

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 10:35 PM EST2014-01-22 03:35:38 GMT
    Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - Sean Miller's first day as Arizona's head coach was April 6, 2009. Days later during his intitial press conference, after two interim coaches and two disastrous recruiting seasons,
    Sean Miller discusses his recipe for team chemistry and how the factors combine to create the number one ranked team in the nation.
  • Don't walk on the paint

    Don't walk on the paint

    Sunday, January 19 2014 12:04 AM EST2014-01-19 05:04:45 GMT
    Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - There are all kinds of eye popping stats that follow the undefeated Wildcats basketball team, trumping a 17-0 start is good place to begin. It's the most talked about and maybe the
    Sean Millers discusses why his freshman defenders have made an immediate impact and the numbers tell the story.
  • WBB: Cardinal crushes Cats

    WBB: Cardinal crushes Cats

    Saturday, January 18 2014 3:51 AM EST2014-01-18 08:51:29 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Seniors Kama Griffitts and Erica Barnes scored in double-digits for Arizona, but the Wildcats (4-12, 0-5) fell to No. 4 Stanford (16-1, 5-0), 96-52 at McKale Center on Friday night. Griffitts
    Arizona falls to 0-5 in the Pac-12 after a 44 point loss to the 4th ranked team in the country.
  • Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 91, Arizona State 68

    Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 91, Arizona State 68

    Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 91, Arizona State 68

    Nick Johnson led the Wildcats with 17 points, as top-ranked Arizona extended its win streak to 18 straight games.
  • Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 73, USC 53

    Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 73, USC 53

    Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 73, USC 53

    T.J. McConnell and Brandon Ashley led the Wildcats with 19 points apiece to give undefeated Arizona its best start in school history.
  • Mission sweep So Cal

    Mission sweep So Cal

    Saturday, January 11 2014 9:55 PM EST2014-01-12 02:55:42 GMT
    Los Angeles (AP) - Visits to Los Angeles haven't usually proved fruitful in recent seasons for Arizona, but now it has a chance to sweep back-to-back games there. The top-ranked Wildcats also have the
    Arizona will attempt to sweep the LA schools for the first time since the 05'-05' season while trying to lock down their best start in program history.
  • Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 79, UCLA 75

    Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 79, UCLA 75

    Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 79, UCLA 75

    Nick Johnson's 22 points lead the undefeated Wildcats to their best start in school history.
  • KELLY: Louisville interested in Rich Rod?

    KELLY: Louisville interested in Rich Rod?

    Monday, January 6 2014 3:30 AM EST2014-01-06 08:30:27 GMT
    Almost as soon as Charlie Strong told Louisville Saturday that he was leaving to become the head coach at Texas started rumors that among the people Cardinals Athletics Director Tom Jurich will seek to
    Louisville AD Tom Jurich expected to chat with Rich Rod about his vacant football coaching position.
  • Brees wins Westlake war

    Brees wins Westlake war

    Sunday, January 5 2014 12:02 AM EST2014-01-05 05:02:16 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Shayne Graham, signed by the Saints just over two weeks ago, kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play Saturday night to give New Orleans its first road playoff victory, 26-24 over
    Nick Foles becomes the first Wildcat to ever start an NFL playoff game and he did so against his hometown hero.
  • Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 71, Washington 62

    Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 71, Washington 62

    Hoops final: No. 1 Arizona 71, Washington 62

    Nick Johnson led the undefeated Wildcats with 24 points at McKale Center.
  • Carey gets NFL grade back

    Carey gets NFL grade back

    Saturday, January 4 2014 11:41 AM EST2014-01-04 16:41:36 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - After witnessing what Ka'Deem Carey has been able to do on football fields throughout Tucson for the past 7 years, I think we saw him play his last game for the
    After receiving his draft grade from the NFL advisory board many reports have Ka'Deem Carey leaning toward the NFL.
  • No. 1 Wildcats win Pac-12 opener, 60-25

    No. 1 Wildcats win Pac-12 opener, 60-25

    No. 1 Wildcats win Pac-12 opener, 60-25

    Kaleb Tarczewski returned from an ankle injury and led the Wildcats with 11 points.
  • Advocare V100 Bowl: Arizona 42, Boston College 19

    Advocare V100 Bowl: Arizona 42, Boston College 19

    Advocare V100 Bowl: Arizona 42, Boston College 19

    Advocare V100 Bowl: Arizona 42, Boston College 19Advocare V100 Bowl: Arizona 42, Boston College 19
    The Tucson News Now sports team was the only local television outfit on the ground in Shreveport for Arizona Football's impressive 42-19 victory over Boston College in the Advocare V100 Bowl.
  • QB Allen dropped by Arizona Football

    QB Allen dropped by Arizona Football

    Saturday, December 28 2013 9:43 PM EST2013-12-29 02:43:48 GMT
    The Arizona Wildcats held their first Shreveport workout today as they get set for the Advocare V100 Bowl Tuesday night against Boston College. After that practice head coach Rich Rodriguez told the Arizona
    B.J. Denker will have a new backup for Arizona bowl game as redshirt-freshman Javelle Allen is sent packing.
  • Bayou bound

    Bayou bound

    Friday, December 27 2013 7:14 PM EST2013-12-28 00:14:14 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 Tucson, AZ - Arizona ventures to its eastern-most bowl destination to take on Boston College, a program it has never faced on the gridiron, for a New Year's Eve bowl game. Much of
    Reaction from both Arizona and Boston College as they arrive at their bowl destination in Shreveport, LA.
  • Northern Arizona University vs. University of Arizona Basketball

    Top-ranked Wildcats dominate NAU, 77-44

    Top-ranked Wildcats dominate NAU, 77-44

    Nick Johnson scored 20 points to lead the Wildcats to another undefeated non-conference season.
  • Taking the heat

    Taking the heat

    Saturday, December 21 2013 10:32 PM EST2013-12-22 03:32:28 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - Starting with the Washington game, Wildcat senior QB B.J. Denker's struggles were exposed at times and the inconsistency carried over in the following weeks. The
    Wildcats QB B.J Denker reflects back on his wildly tumultous and yet triumphant season as one of Arizona's playmakers.
  • Can't catch Cordes

    Can't catch Cordes

    Saturday, December 21 2013 6:58 PM EST2013-12-21 23:58:52 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona junior breaststroker Kevin Cordes shattered two American records to lead Team USA to a victory over Team Europe at the 2013 Speedo Duel in the Pool in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday.
    Arizona junior breaststroker Kevin Cordes shattered two American records to lead Team USA to a victory over Team Europe.
  • Southern University vs. University of Arizona Basketball

    Top-ranked Arizona basketball defeats Southern, 69-43

    Top-ranked Arizona basketball defeats Southern, 69-43

    The head coach for the top-ranked Wildcats breaks down Arizona's 69-43 victory.
  • Carey named consensus All-American

    Carey named consensus All-American

    Thursday, December 19 2013 6:41 AM EST2013-12-19 11:41:32 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona junior running back Ka'Deem Carey has earned consensus All-America honors for the 2013 season with the announcement of the American Football Coaches' Association (AFCA)
    The former CDO Dorado becomes Arizona's first offensive player to be named consensus All-American in back to back years.
  • About that Gumbo...

    About that Gumbo...

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 8:01 PM EST2013-12-18 01:01:31 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER, LA – The 2013 AdvoCare V100 Bowl will feature the University of Arizona Wildcats taking on the Boston College Eagles in the 38th installment of the bowl, which
    Here are some places to keep on your radar if you're headed to Independence Stadium to follow the Cats.
  • Cats receive 32 home games in 2014

    Cats receive 32 home games in 2014

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 7:58 PM EST2013-12-18 00:58:34 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 TUCSON – The Arizona softball team released its 2014 schedule Friday, announced head coach Mike Candrea. The Wildcats will play 56 contests, including 32 home games in 2014. Seventeen
    The Arizona softball team released its 2014 schedule Friday with 56 games on the rundown.
  • Same place different face

    Same place different face

    Monday, December 16 2013 11:58 PM EST2013-12-17 04:58:36 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucsonans Cole and Jeannie Davis have committed a $6 million leadership gift to the University of Arizona in order to initiate the first phase of renovations to the
    University of Arizona representatives met today to discuss the installation of phase 1 to the proposed $80 million McKale Center renovation.
  • Wildcat Breakdown: Basketball

    Wildcat Breakdown: Basketball

    Monday, December 16 2013 12:27 AM EST2013-12-16 05:27:50 GMT
    Arizona Basketball This Week (17-2, 5-2 Pac-12) Jan. 24 L, 73-84 vs. UCLA Jan. 26 W, 74-50 vs. USC This Week Jan. 31 at Washington (6 p.m. PST, ESPN) Feb.
    Tucson News Now's David Kelly and UA alum Corey Williams ('96) dissect Arizona Basketball after the first 11 games of the season.
  • Cats are the dogs

    Cats are the dogs

    Saturday, December 14 2013 12:11 AM EST2013-12-14 05:11:02 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - It's a bit of a rarity, the Cats are the underdogs for the first time all season. Arizona has been favored in each of their first ten games. So on paper at least,
    Vegas picks against Arizona for the first time all year.
  • Not on the guest list

    Not on the guest list

    Monday, December 9 2013 7:03 PM EST2013-12-10 00:03:45 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 NEW YORK (AP) - Florida State's Jameis Winston, Northern Illinois' Jordan Lynch, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, Alabama's AJ McCarron, Auburn's Tre Mason and Boston College's Andre Williams
    Six finalists were invited to Saturday's Heisman ceremony in New York, Ka'Deem Carey was not one of them.
  • Johnson tops the "Pac"

    Johnson tops the "Pac"

    Monday, December 2 2013 7:00 PM EST2013-12-03 00:00:25 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - ARIZONA junior guard Nick Johnson has been named Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for play from Nov. 25-Dec. 1, the Conference office announced today.
    Arizona guard Nick Johnson awarded the Pac-12 player of the week on Monday, his first honor as a Wildcat.
  • Cats Volleyball book tourney bid

    Cats Volleyball book tourney bid

    Monday, December 2 2013 12:10 AM EST2013-12-02 05:10:43 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 TUCSON, Ariz. – Head coach Dave Rubio and the Arizona Volleyball team earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the 25th time since 1981, the NCAA announced on Sunday. The Wildcats
    Head coach Dave Rubio and the Arizona Volleyball team earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the 25th time since 1981.
  • Sun Devils rout Wildcats

    Sun Devils rout Wildcats

    Sunday, December 1 2013 3:27 AM EST2013-12-01 08:27:32 GMT
    Tempe, AZ (KOLD) - Arizona State defeated Arizona...to retain the Territorial Cup for the second straight year.
    First time in five seasons the home team has won the Territorial Cup game.
  • Down goes Duke...again

    Down goes Duke...again

    Friday, November 29 2013 9:18 PM EST2013-11-30 02:18:38 GMT
    New York, NY (KOLD) - If the Wildcats victory over Drexel was a character win, tonight's victory over Duke was a statement win. The Cats held off a late Duke charge to beat the 6th ranked Blue Devils
    Arizona beats Duke to take their 4th NIT Season Tip-Off title, 72-66.
  • Wildcat women stumble in home opener

    Wildcat women stumble in home opener

    Thursday, November 21 2013 12:06 AM EST2013-11-21 05:06:11 GMT
    Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - The Arizona Wildcat women's team lost to Stephen F. Austin 60-56 in their home opener of the 2013-2014 season. Arizona had as much as a 12 point lead until three minutes left when
    Wildcats lose to Stephen F. Austin 60-56.
  • To bowl... or not to bowl

    To bowl... or not to bowl

    Sunday, November 17 2013 11:55 PM EST2013-11-18 04:55:41 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 Tucson, AZ - (KOLD) Everyone had the Arizona Wildcats rolling over the Washington State Cougars for their seventh win of the year, everyone but the guys in Mike Leach's locker room. The
    A roundtable discussion regarding the future of the Arizona Wildcats football team and the possiblity of being left out of the bowl picture, despite a 6 win season.
  • Cats get the road win vs. SDSU

    Cats get the road win vs. SDSU

    Friday, November 15 2013 12:55 AM EST2013-11-15 05:55:16 GMT
    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Nick Johnson scored 23 points and freshman Aaron Gordon added 16 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 6 Arizona to a 69-60 victory over San Diego State on Thursday night. JJ O'Brien
    Johnson gets 23 in 69-60 win over the Aztec.
  • The first test

    The first test

    Tuesday, November 12 2013 8:48 PM EST2013-11-13 01:48:16 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 (AP) - The Aztecs and Wildcats are meeting for the 29th time with Arizona owning a 21-7 series advantage. The teams are playing for the third straight season, for the seventh time
    The no. 6th ranked Wildcats take the show in the road to San Diego where the Aztecs will be waiting with a packed house.
  • Wildcats lay waste to the Beach

    Wildcats lay waste to the Beach

    Tuesday, November 12 2013 12:12 AM EST2013-11-12 05:12:04 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Aaron Gordon had 14 points and 10 rebounds, Brandon Ashley added 16 points and No. 6 Arizona rolled over Long Beach State 91-57 on Monday night. After a so-so opener against Cal Poly,
    Arizona dominate in 91-57 win.
  • Foles family reaction

    Foles family reaction

    Sunday, November 3 2013 11:01 PM EST2013-11-04 04:01:59 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - Nick Foles had his best day on a football field Sunday and arguably one of the best single game performances in NFL history after tying the NFL record for 7 TD
    KOLD Sports Anchor Dave Cooney spoke with Nick Foles dad Larry, who was in attendance at today's game in Oakland, about his son's record breaking day while surrounded by Raider Nation.
  • Bruschi talks College Football immortality

    Bruschi talks College Football immortality

    Friday, October 18 2013 7:19 PM EDT2013-10-18 23:19:56 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - Tedy Bruschi has been to the pinnacle of the football world and he did so three different times with the New England Patriots. The former pro bowler won three
    Dave Cooney goes one on one with former Wildcat Tedy Bruschi to discuss his induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
  • Wildcats go back to 1997 at the Fox Theater

    Wildcats go back to 1997 at the Fox Theater

    Saturday, September 28 2013 2:14 AM EDT2013-09-28 06:14:20 GMT
    TUCSON, AZ (TNN) – A familiar sound filled Fox Theater Friday night with chants of "U of A" and "Lute" as the coach who led the Arizona Wildcats to a national championship prepared to watch the 1997 victory
    A replay of the championship game came complete with the coach and players in an effort to raise money for Primavera Foundation and Blair Charity Group.
  • The Big Easy heads west

    The Big Easy heads west

    Sunday, August 18 2013 5:57 PM EDT2013-08-18 21:57:50 GMT
    Twitter: @Cooney247 New Orleans, LA (AP) - While many people changed their views in the last week, the most important person in Craig Victor's decision had not. And that person was Craig Victor. The
    Former St. Augustine forward Craig Victor (Sporting News no. 22 ranked 2014 recruit) committed to Arizona on Saturday afternoon.
  • Arizona Basketball will play tough non-conference

    Arizona Basketball will play tough non-conference

    Thursday, May 23 2013 7:37 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:37:39 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona men's basketball coach Sean Miller today announced the non-conference schedule for the 2013-14 campaign. The 13-game schedule features nine home games, including
    The Wildcats will travel to face Michigan next season. The Wolverines played for the National Championship in 2013.
  • The Cat who came back

    The Cat who came back

    Monday, May 20 2013 11:49 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:49:10 GMT
    Twitter: @CooneyLand Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - Senior RB Daniel Jenkins wasn't very clear on why he made the choice to come back to Tucson, he mentioned family issues and "opportunity" motivated his return,
    Arizona senior Daniel Jenkins discusses his return to Tucson after short lived transfer to Washington State.
  • Another Griffey chooses UA

    Another Griffey chooses UA

    Thursday, May 16 2013 11:32 PM EDT2013-05-17 03:32:35 GMT
    Davellyn Whyte may be gone but the next great point guard at Arizona may be arriving. Taryn Griffey, the daughter of Major League Baseball legend Ken Griffey, Jr and younger sister of Arizona Wildcats
    Taryn Griffey wants to be her own woman and put a program on the map. That program she says is Arizona.
  • Miller hires Stoudamire

    Miller hires Stoudamire

    Monday, May 6 2013 2:48 AM EDT2013-05-06 06:48:21 GMT
    Recently Arizona Wildcats basketball coach Sean Miller loaded up with what will be another top recruiting class. But Miller didn't stop with players. He kept recruiting this week to fill the open spot
    Three-time All-Pac 10 point guard Damon Stoudamire is coming back to his alma mater as an assistant coach for UA.
  • Familiar foes

    Familiar foes

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 2:45 AM EDT2014-03-25 06:45:59 GMT
    SAN DIEGO — Steve Fisher's San Diego State Aztecs are painfully familiar with their opponent in the Sweet 16, the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats. Last season, Nick Johnson swooped out of nowhere to block
    Steve Fisher's San Diego State Aztecs are painfully familiar with their opponent in the Sweet 16, the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats.
  • Fisher's friendship with Lute

    Fisher's friendship with Lute

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    Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - They both started out as high school basketball coaches, they are both tournament tested, and both have won a national title, but only is still on the sidelines. Former Arizona coach
    Former Arizona head coach Lute Olson has a very unique perspective on Aztec head coach Steve Fisher.
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