Sean Miller and his staff hit the road Wednesday in pursuit of the next Aaron Gordon which, even though Gordon has yet to play a basketball game for Arizona, isn't much of an exaggeration.
Sara Borendame, an Ironwood Ridge graduate who will swim for the Arizona Wildcats, was one of four multiple winners for Ford Aquatics in its state championship run.
Not only is the 6-foot-7-inch Aaron Gordon lethal in the open court, but his defensive skills helped him earn MVP honors at the 19U World Championships last week.
UA swimmers have been so good for so long, on every conceivable stage, that you don't often call the boss and say, "Forget the Final Four, I've gotta get this in the paper now!"
UA's Kevin Cordes, 19, makes a "C" for "Cats" after smashing American/world records to win the NCAA 200-yard breast stroke title Saturday in Indianapolis.
UA swimmers have been so good for so long, on every conceivable stage, that you don’t often call the boss and say, “Forget the Final Four, I’ve gotta get this in the paper now!”
Bonnie Brandon moves fast.
Cordes was named the Pac-12 swimmer of the month on Wednesday. He will swim at the FINA World Swimming Championships, which start next week in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Great Easter Sunday Recruiting Save of 2011 came between bites of sandwich at Panera Bread in Rockford, Ill.
UA sophomore Kevin Cordes finished third this summer in the 100 meters at the Olympic trials. The top two advanced to the London Games.
OMAHA, Neb. - An 18-wheel NBC production trailer parked outside the CenturyLink Center advertises "Football Night in America," but Tuesday it was "Swimming Night in America."
UA swimming coach Eric Hansen took 29 athletes to the Mutual of Omaha Swimvitational this weekend, a test run for the Olympic trials at Omaha's CenturyLink Center.
Matt Grevers, an Olympic gold medalist who swims for Tucson Ford Aquatics, flashes the Olympic rings on his biceps during an interview at Wednesday's media day at Hillenbrand Aquatic Center.
Without a jersey number to identify them, most of America's goggle-wearing, Olympic-hopeful swimmers step from the water to become as anonymous as a Sunday school organist.