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 13 2 0 0.867 25 3 0 0.893
Utah 11 3 0 0.786 21 5 0 0.808
Oregon 10 5 0 0.667 20 8 0 0.714
Stanford 8 6 0 0.571 17 9 0 0.654
UCLA 9 7 0 0.563 17 12 0 0.586
Oregon State 8 7 0 0.533 16 10 0 0.615
Arizona State 7 7 0 0.500 16 12 0 0.571
Washington State 6 9 0 0.400 12 15 0 0.444
Colorado 5 9 0 0.357 12 13 0 0.480
California 5 9 0 0.357 15 12 0 0.556
Washington 4 11 0 0.267 15 12 0 0.556
USC 2 13 0 0.133 10 17 0 0.370

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Washington State at
USC
2/25 70-66
Oregon at
California
2/25 80-69
Washington at
UCLA
2/25 66-88
Arizona at
Colorado
2/26 82-54
Arizona State at
Utah
2/26 82-54
Oregon State at
Stanford
2/26 82-54
Arizona at
Utah
2/28 7:00 pm
Washington at
USC
2/28 8:00 pm
Oregon State at
California
3/1 1:00 pm
Oregon at
Stanford
3/1 5:00 pm
Arizona State at
Colorado
3/1 6:30 pm
Washington State at
UCLA
3/1 7:30 pm
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