1. The Top 50 Basketball Players in Arizona Wildcat History

    Arizona is school rich in basketball tradition. Sure they haven't been a power in college basketball since the 50's like Kentucky but they went from being Pac-10 afterthought to national power seemingly overnight thanks to Lute Olson...

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  2. Three Arizona Wildcats Sign as Undrafted Free Agents

    Three Arizona Wildcats have signed contracts with teams and two more are going for tryouts this week. Devin Ross, Vuna Tuihalamaka, and Chris Gronkowski all signed contracts with teams that will give them a shot at getting an NFL roster spot...

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  3. 2010 NFL Draft: Houston Texans Select Earl Mitchell In Third Round

    Earl Mitchell was selected by the Houston Texans in the third round of the NFL Draft with the 81st overall pick. Mitchell totaled 6.5 sacks and 48 tackles in his senior season...

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  4. 2010 NFL Draft: Rob Gronkowski Selected by New England Patriots

    Rob Gronkowski was selected by the New England Patriots in the second round of the NFL Draft Friday. Gronkowski was a star tight end for the Arizona Wildcats before opting to leave for the NFL after his junior season...

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  5. 2010 NFL Draft: New England Patriots Select Rob Gronkowski

    Rob Gronkowski was selected by the New England Patriots in the second round of the NFL Draft Friday. Gronkowski was a star tight end for the Arizona Wildcats before opting to leave for the NFL after his junior season...

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  6. 2010 NFL Draft: Arizona Wildcats Mock Draft

    In past years Arizona Wildcats fans have not had to worry about whether or not one of their players were going to be drafted. They weren't and if they were, it wasn't happening until the seventh round...

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  7. Five Things We Learned This Week: Arizona Wildcats Spring Game

    1. Position Battles Still Wide Open What we saw from the spring game is that all of the jobs that were open before are still open now. All three linebacker positions are open, though it seems that Derek Earls has all but locked up the spot in the middle..

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  8. Why Sean Miller Will Be Better Hire for Arizona Than John Calipari

    As the one-year anniversary of Sean Miller's hire at Arizona passed Wednesday, Kentucky saw five players off a 35-win team declare early for the NBA draft...

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  9. Arizona Hires New Athletic Director Greg Byrne

    The University of Arizona is set to hire Mississippi State athletic director Greg Byrne to fill the same position. The 38-year-old Byrne had held the Mississippi State job for two years after being their assistant AD for the previous two years...

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  10. Is Mike Bellotti's ESPN Job A Precursor For His Return To Coaching?

    Is anyone else not buying that Mike Bellotti is going to stick around in the ESPN booth and give updates from Bristol for years to come? This seems exactly like the situation sports fans have seen so many times...

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  11. Pac-10: Ranking the Helmets

    While many fans are (im)patiently waiting for spring practice to start. Spring practice is the time to see the product that's on the field. Of course there are the players but let's talk about what's really important, the helmets...

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  12. The 2009-10 "What If" Arizona Wildcats Team

    With the Pac-10 and NCAA tournaments on the horizon, it makes Wildcat fans wonder, What if? What if the NCAA enacted a rule that said that college basketball players had to play all four years before turning pro...

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  13. Derrick Williams Named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year

    After a season where he went from unknown to superstar, Derrick Williams was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year Monday. It is the first of many postseason awards for the Wildcats star first-year player...

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  14. Nic Wise Goes Out on Top as Arizona Beats USC

    It was a storybook ending for Nic Wise. In the second overtime, with the game tied, Nic Wise split the defenders and made an underhanded layup with 1.2 seconds left on the clock to give the Cats the win...

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  15. Spring Football Preview: Arizona Wildcat Offense

    Spring practice for the Arizona Wildcats starts Friday and while the defense has the biggest question marks, the offense is not without their own. How will the offense run with not one, but two new coordinators? Both of which have never called a play...

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  16. Arizona Wildcats Have Thrown In The Towel On Season

    In a rematch of what was probably the best game of the Pac-10 season, Arizona didn't just lay a dud of a game. They didn't bothering showing up. After the first five minutes of the game, Arizona seemed to just give up...

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  17. ASU Loss Essentially Ends Arizona Wildcats' NCAA Tournament Streak

    After Arizona's win over ASU in January, many fans (myself included) thought that this would be the game that the Wildcats needed to push them forward...

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  18. Spring Football Preview: Arizona Wildcat Defense

    With spring practices less than two weeks away, Arizona still has many questions on defense that need to be answered. Who fills in at linebacker? Arizona's biggest hole happens to be in the middle of the defense...

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  19. NCAA Basketball: New York Duo Helps Turn Around Arizona Wildcats' Season

    The Arizona Wildcats have hit a speed bump in their season, losing three of the past four games. Before this, their midseason turnaround can be attributed to the maturation of two freshmen who come from the other side of the country: New York...

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  20. Can the Arizona Wildcats Win the Pac-10 in 2010?

    2010 is shaping up to be the year where Arizona will break whatever curse is on them and go to the Rose Bowl No they won't. They lost both coordinators. How does that put you in a better situation than you were before...

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  21. Arizona Wildcats End Season With Five of Last Seven at Home

    After Arizona's unproductive trip to Washington which dropped them from first place in Pac-10, the Cats will play five of their last seven games in the McKale Center. This might be exactly what the Wildcats need in order to remedy the Washington cold...

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  22. Arizona Wildcats Hire From Within, Announce Offensive Coordinator(s)

    Arizona has (finally) announced who will be running the offense for the Wildcats next season, and it is a pair of current Arizona assistants...

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  23. National Signing Day 2010: Arizona Wildcats Fill Defensive Holes with New Class

    When the season ended for the Arizona Wildcats, they were left with holes on the defensive side of the ball. Both starting defensive tackles and all three starting linebackers were seniors, and the depth behind them was thin...

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  24. Arizona Wildcats' Recruiting Still Up in the Air with Coaching Defections

    Usually when a team finishes second in the conference for their best season in a decade, there is stability for the team. Coaches stick around, and the team is able to keep and bring in better recruits...

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  25. Arizona Wildcats Overtake First Place in Pac-10

    When the Arizona Wildcats beat the California Bears, they did something they had not done in four years. Be in first place. That's right...

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