Regents approve Arizona Stadium renovation

2010-01-28T15:35:00Z Regents approve Arizona Stadium renovationBy Becky Pallack and Patrick Finley Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

 

The $85.7 million renovation of Arizona Stadium's north end zone was approved today by the Arizona Board of Regents, allowing the Wildcats to begin raising private funds to pay for it.

The three-pronged plan will move the scoreboard from the north end zone to the south, clearing the way for a structure that will hold football offices, about 5,000 seats and a luxury loge area. Arizona Stadium's lights will also be replaced, and Jimenez Practice Field will be enlarged.

Construction ideally would begin in spring 2011, UA officials said last week.

Private donations will pay for the project. In November, the UA received a $10 million gift from Jeff and Sharon Stevens, and that money has been earmarked for the stadium project.

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Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona 7 1 0 0.875 19 2 0 0.905
Utah 6 1 0 0.857 16 3 0 0.842
Stanford 6 2 0 0.750 15 5 0 0.750
Oregon State 5 3 0 0.625 13 6 0 0.684
Oregon 4 4 0 0.500 14 7 0 0.667
UCLA 3 4 0 0.429 11 9 0 0.550
Colorado 3 4 0 0.429 10 8 0 0.556
Washington State 3 4 0 0.429 9 10 0 0.474
Washington 3 5 0 0.375 14 6 0 0.700
Arizona State 3 5 0 0.375 12 10 0 0.545
California 1 6 0 0.143 11 9 0 0.550
USC 1 6 0 0.143 9 10 0 0.474

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