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Nuggets expected to sign ex-Wildcat Marcus Williams

Nuggets expected to sign ex-Wildcat Marcus Williams

And Lute Olson shoots an 86 just before he turns 80.

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Fitz: McColloseum

Fitz: McColloseum

This month the University of Arizona began an $80 million renovation of McKale, inspired by ancient Rome's famous gladiator arena, the Colloseum. The plans include the addition of a mock sea battle pool, lion pens, a cloister for vestial virgin cheerleaders, a piazza dedicated to Emperor Mil…

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Oregon is final stop for Moser, a would-be Wildcat

Oregon is final stop for Moser, a would-be Wildcat

EUGENE, Ore. — Even by the standards of today’s transfer-happy college basketball culture, Oregon’s Mike Moser did it like almost no one else.

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Ring's Reflections: UA sports leaders made strides here

Ring's Reflections: UA sports leaders made strides here

Tucson’s movers and shakers in sports include a University of Arizona athletic director and coaches for basketball, swimming and softball.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA pulling plug on Miller's Carondelet ads

He may have a top-rated team, but basketball coach Sean Miller is raising ire internally at the UA for an ad campaign some see as helping a business competitor.

December 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Members of '97 Wildcats share memories

What Miles Simon remembers the most about that 1997 title run: "Just how tough our team was."

September 28, 2013 6:00 amLoading…

Sitton, hailed as Tucson icon, dies

Whether broadcasting the Wildcats' football and basketball games on television or coaching its club rugby team, Dave Sitton was passionate about University of Arizona athletics.

August 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona Wildcats basketball: Sitton touched Olson, Williams

When he took over local UA basketball television color commentator duties in 2009-10, Corey Williams was understandably apprehensive.

August 12, 2013 3:13 pmLoading…
Hansen Sunday Notebook: Iconic statue on the move

Hansen Sunday Notebook: Iconic statue on the move

Ex-University of Arizona basketball coach Lute Olson recently went on a fishing trip with some of his former players.

August 03, 2013 7:15 pmLoading…
Hansen Sunday Notebook: Iconic statue on the move

Hansen Sunday Notebook: Iconic statue on the move

Workers moved a bust of former UA football and baseball player John "Button" Salmon - originator of the "Bear Down" phrase - to near Gate 2 at Arizona Stadium. It had been housed outside McKale Center for 27 years.

August 03, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…
Hansen Sunday Notebook: Iconic statue on the move

Hansen Sunday Notebook: Iconic statue on the move

Former Santa Rita High School and Maryland standout Terrell Stoglin is headed to France.

August 03, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…

UA basketball: Pat yourselves on the back, fans — you're second best in the country

Just before midnight on the same day the Arizona Wildcats lost in the 2011 Elite Eight, police escorts kept busy as about 2,000 giddy fans showed up at McKale Center to welcome them home.

June 01, 2013 10:00 pmLoading…
Arizona basketball: Geary caps sensational start to career as Japanese coach with title in second season

Arizona basketball: Geary caps sensational start to career as Japanese coach with title in second season

TOKYO — In two seasons, head coach Reggie Geary and the Yokohama B-Corsairs have established a standard of excellence for new teams as the upstart Basketball Japan League has morphed into a major-size league.

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Arizona basketball: Right time for a McKale return for Stoudamire

Arizona basketball: Right time for a McKale return for Stoudamire

Sean Miller, left, is more impressed with Damon Stoudamire's coaching ability than his glory days as an Arizona point guard.

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Arizona basketball: Right time for a McKale return for Stoudamire

Arizona basketball: Right time for a McKale return for Stoudamire

New UA assistant coach Damon Stoudamire shares a hug with former head coach Lute Olson, as Olson's wife, Kelly Olson, looks on. "I'm here to help this program compete at the level that it's been," Stoudamire said.

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Arizona basketball: Right time for a McKale return for Stoudamire

Arizona basketball: Right time for a McKale return for Stoudamire

Long before he met with coach Sean Miller to discuss joining the Arizona Wildcats' coaching staff this spring, Damon Stoudamire's image was already on a McKale Center hallway, his name was in the rafters and his numbers were prominently in the school record book.

May 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: On flopping, Chol and Yuma

Defenders must be set earlier if they are to pick up a charge...and Angelo Chol says it "wasn't fun" to play at UA.

May 10, 2013 11:03 amLoading…

Arizona basketball: Formula in place for future schedules

After four years under coach Sean Miller, the Arizona Wildcats' scheduling philosophy is finally in place.

May 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Greg Hansen: Smith looks at life, UA days in book

Greg Hansen: Smith looks at life, UA days in book

Eddie Smith, center, and Pete Williams, left, joke with coach Lute Olson during a 2003 alumni game. Smith has written an e-book about his life.

May 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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