McKale turns 40 - from Kiddie Corps to Hill & Co.

2013-02-06T00:00:00Z McKale turns 40 - from Kiddie Corps to Hill & Co. Arizona Daily Star
February 06, 2013 12:00 am

The UA will commemorate the 40th birthday of McKale Center tonight, when Arizona takes on Stanford at 7 p.m. Here's a look at the Wildcats' arena through the years:

Feb. 1, 1973

First game at McKale, above. Coniel Norman and Eric Money, part of Fred Snowden's Kiddie Corps, combined to score 57 as the UA beat Wyoming 87-69.

13,652

Attendance at the McKale opener, an increase of 10,452 fans from the UA's final game in Bear Down Gym nine days earlier.

.833

Cats' all-time winning percentage in McKale. The UA is 505-101 in the arena, including 10-1 this season behind senior Solomon Hill & Co.

$8.1 million

Original cost to build McKale Center.

$80 million

Estimated cost of McKale's pending renovation. The overhaul, recently approved by the board of regents, will improve locker rooms, academic areas, seating, restroom and concession areas by 2017.

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Pac-12 basketball standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona 0 0 0 0.000 11 0 0 1.000
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 9 0 0 1.000
California 0 0 0 0.000 9 1 0 0.900
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 8 3 0 0.727
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 7 3 0 0.700
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 7 2 0 0.778
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 7 2 0 0.778
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 6 4 0 0.600
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 6 2 0 0.750
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 6 3 0 0.667
USC 0 0 0 0.000 6 4 0 0.600
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 4 6 0 0.400

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Loyola Marymount at
Stanford
12/17 58-67
Grambling at
Washington
12/17 38-86
DePaul at
Oregon State
12/18 8:00 pm
Eastern Washington at
California
12/19 8:00 pm
Arizona at
UTEP
12/19 9:00 pm
Delaware State at
Oregon
12/20 1:00 pm
Lehigh at
Arizona State
12/20 7:00 pm
Oklahoma at
Washington
12/20 7:00 pm
USC at
Boston College
12/21 2:00 pm
DePaul at
Colorado
12/22 2:30 pm
UC-Santa Barbara at
Oregon
12/22 7:00 pm
Tulane at
Washington
12/22 9:00 pm
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