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UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018

Gonzaga one of many programs recruiting Brandon Williams, who decommitted from Arizona

Gonzaga is on a lengthy list of basketball powers recruiting standout point guard Brandon Williams, according to

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018

Arizona decides to keep Sean Miller as coach

Arizona has announced that Sean Miller will remain as men’s basketball coach, less than three hours after Miller vehemently denied a report that he discussed a six-figure payment to a …

Arizona Board of Regents to discuss Sean Miller’s contract

The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting to get legal advice and discuss the men’s basketball program at the University of Arizona and the contract of coach …

Ex-Arizona Wildcats football coach Rich Rodriguez denies sexual assault claim

Former Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez says a claim by his former administrative assistant seeking $7.5 million for sexual harassment is a “sensationalized tale” created to extort him.

Washington upsets No. 9 Arizona 78-75 on Dominic Green’s buzzer beater

Dominic Green collected a loose ball in the final seconds and made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Washington a 78-75 victory over No. 9 Arizona on Saturday night.

Video: Washington State players Robert Franks and Viont’e Daniels post Arizona

Washington State players Robert Franks and Viont’e Daniels talk about the Cougars’ 100-72 loss to Arizona Wednesday at Beasley Coliseum.

Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent post Arizona

Cougars coach Ernie Kent talks about his team’s 100-72 loss to No. 9 Arizona Wednesday at Beasley Coliseum.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018

First-place Arizona rolls past Washington State

On a night when it seemed he was destined to jump out of the building at some point, the vertically-gifted freshman managed a first-half double-double and proceeded to score 25 …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018

Deandre Ayton, Allonzo Trier power first-place Arizona past Washington State

Deandre Ayton scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Allonzo Trier added 24 points as No. 9 Arizona beat cold-shooting Washington State 100-72 on Wednesday night to remain in …

Video: Washington State forward Drick Bernstine post practice Jan. 30

Washington State forward Drick Bernstine talks about preparing for No. 9 Arizona and the challenge of guarding the Wildcats’ DeAndre Ayton.

Video: Washington State forward Davante Cooper post practice Jan. 30

Washington State forward Davante Cooper talks about preparing for No. 9 Arizona and the challenge of guarding the Wildcats’ DeAndre Ayton.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018

Short turnaround gives Washington State minimal time to prep for DeAndre Ayton, Arizona

Tipoff between the Wildcats (18-4, 8-1) and the Cougars (9-11, 1-7) is at 7 p.m. and Pac-12 Networks will televise the only regular-season meeting between the teams.

Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent press conference Jan. 30

Washington State coach Ernie Kent reflects on the loss at Washington and gives a scouting report on the Cougars’ next opponent, Arizona.

Kevin Sumlin says coaching Arizona is ‘the right challenge’

Kevin Sumlin calls the head coaching job at Arizona “the right place and the right challenge.” He made the comment at a news conference introducing him as coach on Tuesday.

AP source: Arizona to hire Kevin Sumlin as football coach

Arizona has tabbed former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin as its football coach. Sumlin is expected to sign a five-year contract, pending approval by the Arizona Board of Regents. An …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018

Ex-assistant to fired Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez wants $7.5 million

A claim filed by the former assistant to fired Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez says he required her to cover up for his extramarital affair with another woman.

College football notes: Arizona fires Rich Rodriguez amid allegations

Arizona has fired football coach Rich Rodriguez after a notice of claim was filed with the state attorney general’s office alleging he ran a hostile workplace.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018

How we voted: Sun Devils, Wildcats entertain in first of two (or three?) Pac-12 meetings

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson explains how he voted in the Associated Press Top 25 with five general thoughts on this week’s poll, a few notes on the Pac-12 and an …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017

Villanova hands Gonzaga most lopsided defeat since 2014 loss to Arizona

It’s been a while since Gonzaga has absorbed a more lopsided defeat than Villanova’s 88-72 victory at Madison Square Garden.

Duke now unanimous No. 1, Arizona falls out of new AP Top 25

Duke pulled off two big comebacks to become the unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll. Now Arizona could use one of its own from a …

Top 25 rewind: No. 2 Arizona takes lumps in paradise in crazy hoops week

Good luck finding anybody who has ever had a worse week in the Bahamas than Sean Miller.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017

Gonzaga-Florida thriller joins list of Zags’ greatest games

Make room, Gonzaga-Michigan State triple-overtime marathon at the 2005 Maui Invitational. You, too, Gonzaga-Arizona double-overtime classic in the 2003 NCAA Tournament.

Former Arizona football player to serve 5 years for assault

A former University of Arizona football player accused of domestic violence will serve five years in prison. A Tucson judge sentenced Orlando Bradford on Monday and also ordered him to …

Ronald Jones runs wild late, USC beats Arizona

Ronald Jones II rushed for 194 yards and three touchdowns, and Southern California overcame a big second-half rally led by Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate for a 49-35 victory over the …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017

Analysis: Washington State played ‘hard’ but ‘dumb’ in 21-point loss to Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. – At the start of the season, the Washington State Cougars were supposed to be the team rich with offensive prowess, while the Arizona Wildcats were supposed to …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017

Leach rides with Tyler Hilinski through the thick and thin of Washington State’s loss at Arizona

Mike Leach could’ve pulled the plug on the Tyler Hilinski experiment at any point in the second half of Saturday’s game at Arizona. And the thought did cross the Washington …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017

Difference makers: Tavares Martin Jr., Tay Martin shine in Cougars’ loss to Arizona

Theo Lawson’s difference makers from Washington State’s 58-37 loss at Arizona

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017

Vince Grippi’s three takes: Arizona exploits breakdowns in Washington State’s defense for big win

Mike Leach may gamble on offense, but he likes his defense to stay solid, especially against the running game.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017

Washington State lackluster on defense, mistake-prone on offense in 58-37 loss to Arizona

Tyler Hilinski rushed for two touchdowns and passed for two more, but the redshirt sophomore also threw four costly interceptions and those combined with a lackluster day from the WSU …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017

Highlights and links: Arizona 58, No. 15 Washington State 37

Highlights from Washington State’s 58-37 loss at Arizona on Saturday, Oct. 28.