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Russ Pennell

UA visit next for five-star big man Zimmerman

UA visit next for five-star big man Zimmerman

Kansas and Kentucky already took him in for their showy preseason celebrations.

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Phoenix Mercury: Pennell takes over team as interim head coach

Phoenix Mercury: Pennell takes over team as interim head coach

Mercury star Brittney Griner was knifed, but not hospitalized, while her Chinese professional team was boarding its bus.

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: On bench pressing, MoMo and weather

Arizona Wildcats basketball: On bench pressing, MoMo and weather

Cliff Alexander says he loved the hot weather in Tucson...Chris Johnson proves UA's top bench-presser... and other notes/links.

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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

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.

August 09, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Patrick Finley: Ex-Wildcats coach Russ Pennell is handling unfairness of life

Patrick Finley: Ex-Wildcats coach Russ Pennell is handling unfairness of life

Former UA coach Russ Pennell was dismissed as Grand Canyon University's coach despite a 42-16 record over the last two seasons.

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Patrick Finley: Ex-Wildcats coach Russ Pennell is handling unfairness of life

Patrick Finley: Ex-Wildcats coach Russ Pennell is handling unfairness of life

If karma exists, Russ Pennell will be somewhere on your television next year.

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Majerle to take over for Pennell at Grand Canyon

PHOENIX - Russ Pennell has resigned as head basketball coach at Grand Canyon, and former Phoenix Suns star Dan Majerle said Friday he is taking the job.

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Patrick Finley: In WAC, Pennell can dream of Dance again

Patrick Finley: In WAC, Pennell can dream of Dance again

Grand Canyon coach Russ Pennell, who took the UA Wildcats to the Sweet 16 in 2009, says the WAC announcement led to recruits "blowing my phone up."

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Patrick Finley: In WAC, Pennell can dream of Dance again

Patrick Finley: In WAC, Pennell can dream of Dance again

Grand Canyon's $40 million basketball arena, which seats 5,000, opened last season. The Antelopes have lost only one home game since and are 5-0 there this season.

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Arizona basketball: Fill-in helps Texas Tech fill it up

Arizona basketball: Fill-in helps Texas Tech fill it up

If Arizona Wildcats history is any indication, being an interim head coach isn't that bad.

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: Red Raiders' interim coach excited for opportunity, not worried about security

If Arizona Wildcats history is any indication, being an interim head coach isn’t that bad.

November 30, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…

Pennell excited about hosting ASU

The Antelopes will break in their new arena against ASU. ... and other notes.

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Cal pregame notes

Today's UA-California game will be televised on KWBA, Fox Sports Arizona and Comcast Sports Net California.

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Idaho State's Gilchrest scares Colorado

The ISU guard has 39 points at Boulder ... Utah gets revenge on Russ Pennell...and other links.

November 13, 2010 9:29 amLoading…

Arenas has new 'Batman'

By anointing Wizards rookie John Wall as his Batman, Gilbert Arenas may be taking himself back to his initial Arizona  roots as a second-tier standout.

October 08, 2010 11:54 pmLoading…

Williams a 2011 NBA prospect?

ESPN's Chad Ford and nbadraft.net suggest there is some buzz around the UA forward/center for next year's draft...Luke Walton's back is threatening his Lakers career...and other notes

June 26, 2010 12:04 amLoading…

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