Arizona Rumors & News

  • Four-star big man Nazreon Reid commits to LSU over Arizona

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Nazreon Reid will take his skills to LSU. The four-star big man , the No. 3 power forward in the class of 2018, on Tuesday announced he has committed to play for the Tigers. Reid opted for LSU over Arizona after visiting the Louisiana school several times this summer and meeting with coach..." September 13

  • Arizona's big run of recruiting victories continues with 5-star PG Jahvon Quinerly

    CBS Sports "Sean Miller has the No. 1 team in college basketball heading into this season. If he keeps it up in recruiting, he might wind up with the preseason No. 1 team again come 2018. On Tuesday evening, Miller and the Wildcats landed their third top-50 prospect -- and first five-star get -- in the..." August 09

  • Shareef O'Neal 'I'm Gonna Be 1-and-Done ... Won't Play LaMelo'

    TMZ "Sorry, Shaq and LaVar -- looks like the epic matchup between your sons ain't happenin' ... 'cause Shareef O'Neal says he's gunning to be 1-and-done before LaMelo Ball makes it to UCLA. We got Shareef leaving LAX with his mom, Shaunie ... and the Arizona Wildcats recruit told us straight-up..." August 01

  • Shaq 'Shareef's 100% Better Than LaMelo ... I LOVE The Smack Talk'

    TMZ "Shaq says his boy has it right (it's okay for him to say it, Conor) ... telling TMZ Sports his son Shareef's claim that he'd beat LaMelo Ball in hoops is 100% accurate. Reef talked his ish to us when we got him at LAX, telling our camera guy he likes 'Melo as a person, but when it comes down to..." July 15

  • Marvin Bagley III mulls reclassifying, playing in college this year; Duke, USC, Zona in play

    CBS Sports "Marvin Bagley III, the top-rated prospect in the Class of 2018, is exploring the possibility of reclassifying and enrolling in time to play college basketball this season, a source confirmed to CBS Sports on Friday. The source insisted no decision is finalized -- and that it remains unclear if..." July 14

  • New Arizona president on Sean Miller to Ohio State speculation: 'Over my dead body'

    Arizona Republic "Only a few days on the job, the new University of Arizona President Dr. Robert Robbins found himself confronting speculation that Ohio State may try to lure away the university's head basketball coach Sean Miller. “The Ohio State University is great university, but they are not going to get..." June 07

  • 5-star F Emmanuel Akot will join Arizona next season after reclassifying

    Campus Sports "Good news continues to pour in for the Arizona basketball program. On Monday, Evan Daniels of reported five-star commit Emmanuel Akot has reclassified and will join the Wildcats in the Class of 2017. “I chose to reclass because I know I’m ready,” Akot told the website. “I want to..." May 22

  • Arizona gets boost as Alkins withdraws from NBA draft

    CBS Sports "Rawle Alkins announced Sunday that he's withdrawing from the NBA Draft and returning to Arizona for his sophomore year. "I can't wait to help the Wildcats win a national championship," Alkins said. Alkins averaged 10.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 28 minutes per game as a freshman..." May 22

  • Duke transfer Chase Jeter commits to Arizona Wildcats

    Arizona Republic "Former Duke big man Chase Jeter announced Wednesday on Twitter he will transfer to Arizona, choosing the Wildcats over a number of Western programs including UNLV, Oregon, Gonzaga, Cal and UCLA. Jeter was a five-star recruit out of Las Vegas in 2016 but struggled as a freshman with the Blue..." May 17

  • Arizona's Chance Comanche staying in NBA draft "Chance Comanche had until May 24, 10 days after the NBA Scouting Combine, to determine whether he wanted to remain in the NBA Draft or return to the University of Arizona for his junior season. He did not need that much time. On Friday, Comanche announced via Twitter he intended to remain in..." May 06

  • Arizona lands Class of 2018 star Shareef O'Neal, son of Shaquille O’Neal

    CBS Sports "Class of 2018 standout Shareef O'Neal -- the son of Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal -- committed to Sean Miller's Arizona Wildcats early Wednesday. The commitment was confirmed via Twitter. O'Neal is ranked 31st in the Class of 2018, according to 247Sports. The 6-foot-9 forward picked Arizona..." April 19

  • Arizona hires former Washington HC Lorenzo Romar as assistant

    Tuscon "Arizona formally announced the hiring of former Washington coach Lorenzo Romar as an associate head coach on Saturday. Romar, who was fired at Washington last month after going 298-196 over 15 seasons as the Huskies' head coach, will replace Joe Pasternack, who left to become UC Santa Barbara's..." April 16

  • Allonzo Trier's return to Arizona makes No. 1 preseason ranking look stronger

    Sporting News - NCAAB "In two seasons on the Arizona Wildcats roster — let’s not call it two seasons, because it hasn’t really been that — Allonzo Trier has played 1,332 minutes. That’s only a little bit more than North Carolina’s Justin Jackson lasted this past season alone. So maybe it’s understandable that Trier..." April 13

  • Arizona Wildcats confirm Chance Comanche will test NBA Draft, not hire agent

    Tuscon "Arizona confirmed reserve center Chance Comanche will test the NBA Draft without hiring an agent. He'll have until May 24, 10 days after the NBA Draft Combine, to decide if he wants to return. But it's not clear if he'll get an invitation to the combine, since there are only 60 spots. “I am..." April 09

  • Kobi Simmons declares for 2017 NBA Draft

    The Daily Wildcat "Arizona freshman Kobi Simmons declared for the NBA Draft on Tuesday per a statement from the Arizona basketball program. In his lone season at Arizona, Simmons averaged 8.7 points and 2.0 assists per game. He appeared in 37 games, starting in 19 of them. “Kobi Simmons, with the support of..." April 06