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ASU blocks Cats' attempt at season sweep

ASU blocks Cats' attempt at season sweep

TEMPE – After a frustrating, draining 50 minutes of basketball Friday, the Arizona Wildcats couldn’t wait to leave Wells Fargo Arena.

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Cats' early road success a product of not being 'a different team' when playing away

Cats' early road success a product of not being 'a different team' when playing away

The Arizona Wildcats are taking their first Pac-12 road swing this weekend, and you might say they couldn’t be more ready.

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Photos: Arizona's Miller on top of his game, rankings of Pac-12 coaches

Photos: Arizona's Miller on top of his game, rankings of Pac-12 coaches

With the Pac-12 basketball season just weeks away, it's time for us to take a look at the landscape of coaching in the conference. Countdown from the deep, talented Pac-12's worst to first in our gallery.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Red-Blue Game dunk contest winner

Red-Blue Game dunk contest winner

Arizona freshman forward Aaron Gordon's winning dunk at the 2013 Red Blue Game. Video posted by the University of Arizona athletics department. For a full replay of the Red-Blue scrimmage visit:http://www.arizonawildcats.com/mediaPortal/player.dbml?id=3082000

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Photos: Zeus' first go-round on the college stage

Photos: Zeus' first go-round on the college stage

Arizona sophomore center Kaleb "Zeus" Tarczewski spent the offseason slimming down so he could play bigger minutes in the upcoming season. Let's count down his 12 largest moments from his freshman season.

October 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Greg Hansen: Cats' new point guard has 'gift', on court and in stands

Greg Hansen: Cats' new point guard has 'gift', on court and in stands

If you sit in the Zona Zoo at Arizona Stadium, it is ritual to stand and jingle your car keys moments before a kickoff. It is cool. It is the thing to do.

September 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Mater Dei coach gushes over UA recruit Johnson

Mater Dei High School basketball coach Gary McKnight  last week told the Star’s Bruce Pascoe  that 6-8 senior wing Stanley Johnson is the best player he’s coached in 31 seasons at the Orange County, Calif., school. Wow. That is a recommendation like few others in college basketball. Johns…

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Arizona basketball: Hail to the Victor: New commit has versatility

Arizona basketball: Hail to the Victor: New commit has versatility

At age 7, Craig Victor was already 5 feet 4 inches. By 10, he joined an elite travel basketball club in New Orleans, and began standing out.

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HANSEN'S SUNDAY NOTEBOOK: CDO catcher Nettling top local recruit

HANSEN'S SUNDAY NOTEBOOK: CDO catcher Nettling top local recruit

After freshman catcher Samantha "Sammy" Nettling hit .440 as a full-time starter on Canyon del Oro's 2011 state championship softball team, every elite team in college softball knew who she was.

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Arizona basketball: Louisiana's loss, UA's gain

Arizona basketball: Louisiana's loss, UA's gain

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Arizona basketball: Louisiana's loss, UA's gain

Arizona basketball: Louisiana's loss, UA's gain

Craig Victor sat at a banquet in New Orleans with friends, family and travel-ball teammates Saturday knowing he could have instantly become the life of the party. A hometown hero choosing to play for LSU.

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Arizona Basketball: Prospect expected to pick between Cats, LSU today Top-level prospect expected to choose pick New Orleans forward UA up against LSU in bid for top guard from New Orleans

Arizona Basketball: Prospect expected to pick between Cats, LSU today Top-level prospect expected to choose pick New Orleans forward UA up against LSU in bid for top guard from New Orleans

The fall basketball recruiting season is scheduled to essentially kick off today for the Arizona Wildcats in a showdown with LSU over New Orleans forward Craig Victor.

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Phoenix Mercury: Pennell takes over team as interim head coach

Phoenix Mercury: Pennell takes over team as interim head coach

As interim coach in 2008-09, Russ Pennell took Arizona to the Sweet 16. He then coached four years at Grand Canyon University.

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Phoenix Mercury: Pennell takes over team as interim head coach

Phoenix Mercury: Pennell takes over team as interim head coach

Russ Pennell will coach, among others, Mercury rookie Brittney Griner, who injured her left ankle in Tuesday's loss to Seattle and has been listed as day-to-day.

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Phoenix Mercury: Pennell takes over team as interim head coach

Phoenix Mercury: Pennell takes over team as interim head coach

PHOENIX - Russ Pennell started watching the Mercury when he moved to Arizona, but until a few days ago he hadn't watched much of the WNBA team.

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Arizona Basketball: Cats working hard to improve shooting from 3-point range

Arizona Basketball: Cats working hard to improve shooting from 3-point range

Except for junior guard Nick Johnson, the Arizona Wildcats don't return a single player who shot better than 35 percent from three-point territory last season.

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Arizona Basketball: Cats working hard to improve shooting from 3-point range

Arizona Basketball: Cats working hard to improve shooting from 3-point range

Nick Johnson, hitting a three-pointer in a 79-69 victory against Colorado during the Pac-12 tournament in March, is the only returning player who shot better than 35 percent from the three-point arc.

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Greg Hansen: Wildcats coach ahead of curve in new times

Greg Hansen: Wildcats coach ahead of curve in new times

UA basketball coach Sean Miller chatted with media Tuesday in what has become an annual summer update on the changes in the program.

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Greg Hansen: Wildcats coach ahead of curve in new times

Greg Hansen: Wildcats coach ahead of curve in new times

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Greg Hansen: Wildcats coach ahead of curve in new times

Greg Hansen: Wildcats coach ahead of curve in new times

Arizona coach Sean Miller chatted with media for 35 minutes Tuesday. He pointed out that recruitment of a superstar player "starts earlier and earlier" these days.

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