Arizona football: Competition the name of the game for Cats as spring practices begin

2013-03-01T20:00:00Z Arizona football: Competition the name of the game for Cats as spring practices beginBy Daniel Berk Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 01, 2013 8:00 pm  • 

Whether it’s been at West Virginia, Michigan or even Glenville State, Rich Rodriguez has the same goal when it comes to spring practice.

Win the spring game.

“Let’s face it,” Rodriguez said. “If I can’t win the spring game, we’re going to have a long year.”

One year in the Pac-12 certainly hasn’t stripped Rodriguez of his sense of humor.

What does he really want to see when the Wildcats open spring ball this morning at 9 a.m.?

“We want our practices to be very competitive,” the second-year coach said. “You can do that a little more because you’re not preparing for a game.

“It will be geared so everyone is happy after the spring game-including myself.”

Read more about the Cats in Saturday's Arizona Daily Star.

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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 12 0 0 1.000
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 10 0 0 1.000
California 0 0 0 0.000 10 1 0 0.909
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 8 2 0 0.800
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 8 3 0 0.727
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 8 4 0 0.667
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 7 2 0 0.778
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 6 5 0 0.545
USC 0 0 0 0.000 6 4 0 0.600
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 6 3 0 0.667
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 6 3 0 0.667
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 4 6 0 0.400

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Football schedule

Teams Date Time Links
Duke at
Arizona State
12/27 12:00 pm
Nebraska at
USC
12/27 6:00 pm
Maryland at
Stanford
12/30 8:00 pm
Boise State at
Arizona
12/31 2:00 pm
Florida State at
Oregon
1/1 3:00 pm
Kansas State at
UCLA
1/2 4:45 pm
Oklahoma State at
Washington
1/2 8:15 pm