1. Davonte Neal Signing: Star Athlete's Interest Alone Will Pay Dividends

    As the final uncommitted 4-star recruit in the country, Chaparral High School receiver/defensive back Davonte Neal (Scottsdale, Ariz.) is receiving a wealth of media attention...

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  2. NCAA Tournament Predictions 2012: 4 Pac-12 Teams Will Receive Bids

    That headline is laughable—and probably punchable—for the Big Ten , Big East and Big 12 readers in the crowd. The Pac-12 is experiencing a down year, currently behind such powerhouse conferences as Missouri Valley (led by No...

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  3. Arizona vs. Washington: Huskies Victory Crucial to NCAA Tournament Resume

    If the Pac-12 is going to vault four squads into the NCAA tourney, Saturday's Arizona vs. Washington matchup needed to be a showcase of what was expected when the year started: ...

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  4. Arizona Basketball: 5 Reasons the Wildcats Are Back in the NCAA Tournament Hunt

    Arizona's re-emergence onto the national scene— and the NCAA tournament radar , according to ESPN's Joe Lunardi—was further solidified with a double-digit rout of Colorado at the McKale Center Thursday night...

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  5. Arizona Football Recruiting: The Top 7 Commits of Rich Rodriguez's First Class

    The star newcomer of Rich Rodriguez 's debut crew will not count as a member of his initial recruiting class...

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  6. Trey Griffey Commits to Arizona: Rich Rodriguez Claims First Big Name in Tucson

    Trey Griffey is a three-star commit with a five-star last name. I'm sure he's grown tired of seeing this noted every time he's in the media, but Trey Griffey is indeed the son of former MLB star Ken Griffey Jr...

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  7. Arizona vs. Utah: Solomon Hill Ejected, but Wildcats Still Blow out Utes

    Nastiness is a Sean Miller staple. It's on tape . That feature was crucial to last year's sprint into the Elite Eight—well, that and the play of last year's No. 2 NBA draft pick, Derrick Williams...

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  8. Ducks vs. Wildcats: Lack of Crunch-Time Option Kills Arizona in Loss to Oregon

    Derrick Williams' absence was never more pronounced than in the waning seconds of the Arizona Wildcats' loss to the Oregon Ducks at the McKale Center on Saturday afternoon...

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  9. Arizona Basketball: 5 Reasons Behind the Cats' Slow Start and Recent Turnaround

    It's an unexpected transformation of roles for Arizona power forward Jesse Perry. At some point over the preceding eight months, the 6'7" senior out of St. Louis evolved from an offensive afterthought into one of the program's targeted scoring threats...

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  10. Rich Rodriguez to Arizona: Greg Byrne's Choice Unlikely to Be Popular in Tucson

    Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne made his stance blatantly clear upon starting the search for the school's next football coach: If a candidate Byrne was seriously considering ...

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  11. Arizona Football Coaching Update: 'The Ninja' AD Can't Stop Urban Meyer Leak

    Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne's future hires don't exist as far as the media and general public are informed. The man operates coaching searches in silence, earning him the moniker " The Ninja" among AD ranks...

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  12. College Basketball Recruiting Rankings: A Look at Arizona's No. 1 Ranked Class

    Arizona already owns the No. 1 recruiting class in America, according to ESPN.com and Rivals.com, two of the heavyweights in the high-school scouting field. If No...

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  13. Josiah Turner Benched: Arizona Guard Experiencing Growing Pains at New Level

    Josiah Turner's maturity level is about to be given the old college try. The hyper-gifted, but wild at times, true freshman point guard for the Arizona Wildcats arrived late for ...

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  14. Arizona vs. Valparaiso Basketball: 5 Lessons Learned from Victory over Valpo

    There was a strange unease inside the McKale Center for an Arizona basketball program—fresh off an Elite Eight appearance—entering its season tipoff against a Horizon League crew, Valparaiso, with a coach making his debut...

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  15. Arizona Football: A Completely Delusional Route to the Rose Bowl

    Delusions are the only means of sanity for those afflicted with Arizona football fandom. It's a pretendo world filled with slivers of false hope, such as the all-too-brief Desert ...

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  16. Arizona Basketball Flashback: Steve Kerr, Sean Elliott Lead Unlikely Rap Crew

    Jump to the rhythm, Jump, jump to the rhythm, Jump. All right, so maybe they aren't C+C Music Factory (don't laugh, I know love you that song), but the Arizona basketball ...

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  17. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Josiah Turner and Sean Miller's 4 Stud Freshmen

    Don't grovel long, Tucson. Sean Miller is back to end the misery. Sure, Mike Stoops is a goner after guiding the Arizona football program to a 1-5 start, all but ending the season in the second week of October...

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  18. Arizona vs. UCLA Football Fight: 10 Suspensions Handed Down by Pac-12 Office

    There were two areas of real depth on the Arizona roster entering the year: receivers and defensive backs. The wideouts are still fully intact. Consider the secondary annihilated...

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  19. Arizona vs. UCLA Football: Bench-Clearing Brawl Ends Record First Half

    Need to spice up an ESPN-televised Thursday night football game between a 1-5 Arizona squad that just fired its coach ( Mike Stoops ) and a usually-mediocre, completely-pathetic-tonight ...

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  20. Arizona Football Coaching Change: 7 Possible Replacements for Mike Stoops

    Arizona followers are heavily versed in this whole national coaching search business. Just about three years ago, former athletic director Jim Livengood was on the prowl to replace ...

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  21. Mike Stoops Fired: How Will the Arizona Football Program Respond to the Change?

    Ten losses in a row to Football Bowl Subdivision (a.k.a Division I-A) schools low-lighted by a double-digit loss to an atrocious Oregon State squad, combined to cost Mike Stoops his job as the Arizona football coach...

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  22. Arizona Football: 5 Ways Mike Stoops Can Save the Season and His Job

    Arizona's season was set up to fail. An inexperienced squad was beset by offseason injuries (four projected defensive starters blew out ACLs before the year started) and then was ...

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  23. Kevin Parrom Shooting Incident Latest in Arizona's Rollercoaster Offseason

    Kevin Parrom , a returning junior and crucial member of Arizona's run to the Elite Eight in 2011, was shot in the right knee during a dispute over a girl in his native New York City, according to Adam Zagoria of zagsblog...

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  24. Arizona vs. Oregon: 5 Ways Mike Stoops' Wildcats Can Down Chip Kelly's Ducks

    It's all gone so wrong so quickly. The season is only heading into Week 4, but Arizona is already entering a potential death spiral, with a 37-10 beatdown by Andrew Luck's Stanford squad following up a 37-14 blowout at Oklahoma State...

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  25. Arizona Football: Is Mike Stoops' Program on the Backslide?

    Mike Stoops ' program at Arizona is no longer rising. Oklahoma State's 37-14 choke slam of the Wildcats on ESPN and ESPN3D Thursday night sets up a nightmare scenario entering ...

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