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UA women's basketball: Season looking like 1990-91, and that's not a good thing

UA women's basketball: Season looking like 1990-91, and that's not a good thing

Right now Arizona is on a path it certainly doesn’t want to be on.

January 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
UA Women's basketball: After missing year with injury, Jones raring to help Cats

UA Women's basketball: After missing year with injury, Jones raring to help Cats

By the end of LaBrittney Jones' junior year at Cedar Hill (Texas) High School, it was clear how important she was to her basketball team.

June 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
UA women's basketball: Reshuffled Cats hope for breakthrough in 2013-14

UA women's basketball: Reshuffled Cats hope for breakthrough in 2013-14

Arizona guard Candice Warthen (1) returns after missing last season with a knee injury. The Pac-12 granted the junior a medical redshirt.

June 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
UA women's basketball: Reshuffled Cats hope for breakthrough in 2013-14

UA women's basketball: Reshuffled Cats hope for breakthrough in 2013-14

Niya Butts likes her card-dealing metaphors.

June 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hansen Sunday Notebook: 'Rock bottom' to the top

Hansen Sunday Notebook: 'Rock bottom' to the top

Besides being a golfer, Michael Thompson was an Eagle Scout and played soccer at Rincon/University High School. "We lost in the state playoffs and it was brutal. It still stings," said Thompson, 27, whose mom, Beth, teaches high school English at Sabino.

March 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hansen Sunday Notebook: 'Rock bottom' to the top

Hansen Sunday Notebook: 'Rock bottom' to the top

Before Michael Thompson won the Honda Classic last weekend, earning $1.08 million, he planned to spend this weekend in Tampa, visiting his wife's brother.

March 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pac-12 Women's tournament: Whyte has another stellar game, but Cats' season ends

SEATTLE - In her final game with the Arizona Wildcats, senior Davellyn Whyte led the team with 23 points, eight rebounds and six assists, but Arizona lost to Utah on Thursday in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament.

March 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona women's basketball: Cats fall in Whyte's home finale, get Utah at conference tourney

In her final home contest, Arizona guard Davellyn Whyte displayed all the talents that helped her start more games and log more minutes than any player in the program's history.

March 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Women: UA out to end 3-game skid in regular-season finale

The Arizona Wildcats women's basketball team will complete the regular season and try to end a three-game losing streak today against No. 17 UCLA at McKale Center at 1 p.m.

March 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Women: USC 74, Arizona 62: Cats find way to lose against struggling 'SC

Women: USC 74, Arizona 62: Cats find way to lose against struggling 'SC

Arizona guard Carissa Crutchfield, right, slams into USC's Alexyz Vaioletama in the first half. Crutchfield had 13 points and seven rebounds for the Cats, who have dropped 11 of 12 games.

March 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Women: USC 74, Arizona 62: Cats find way to lose against struggling 'SC

Women: USC 74, Arizona 62: Cats find way to lose against struggling 'SC

The Arizona Wildcats have a new slump to contend with, and USC's streak of futility is gone.

March 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Women's college basketball: ASU 81, Arizona 77, 2OT: Whyte's triple-double not enough

Women's college basketball: ASU 81, Arizona 77, 2OT: Whyte's triple-double not enough

There was a point on Tuesday night when Arizona senior Davellyn Whyte decided to completely take over against archrival Arizona State.

February 20, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Arizona women's basketball: Whyte, Cats get 2 tries to end futility vs. ASU

Arizona women's basketball: Whyte, Cats get 2 tries to end futility vs. ASU

UA senior guard Davellyn Whyte, driving on Utah's Taryn Wicijowski in the Wildcats' 61-52 win Sunday at McKale Center, is 1-6 in her career against rival ASU.

February 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona women's basketball: Whyte, Cats get 2 tries to end futility vs. ASU

Arizona women's basketball: Whyte, Cats get 2 tries to end futility vs. ASU

As a Phoenix native and the state of Arizona's best high school player in 2009, Davellyn Whyte could have been an Arizona State Sun Devil.

February 19, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Arizona women: Cats hope to break 8-game loss streak

It's been one day short of a month since the Arizona Wildcats last won a basketball game.

February 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pac-12 women: No. 21 Colorado 55, Arizona 42: Cats frustrated in loss to Buffs

It took Davellyn Whyte 9 minutes 20 seconds before she even attempted her first shot against Colorado, a missed three-point attempt.

February 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Women's Basketball: Washington State 60, Arizona 50: Cats feel 'sting' after losing 5th straight

Women's Basketball: Washington State 60, Arizona 50: Cats feel 'sting' after losing 5th straight

The Arizona women's basketball team pushed its winless streak to five games on Sunday afternoon with a 60-50 loss to Washington State at McKale Center.

February 04, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Women's Basketball: Washington State 60, Arizona 50: Cats feel 'sting' after losing 5th straight

Women's Basketball: Washington State 60, Arizona 50: Cats feel 'sting' after losing 5th straight

Arizona's Layana White goes for a layup despite the outstretched arm of Washington State's Lia Galdeira.

February 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

UA women: Hobbled Whyte, Cats try to snap streak

The Arizona Wildcats will try to snap a four-game conference losing streak today, when they take on Washington State at McKale Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.

February 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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