Arizona Rumors & News

  • Five-star Terrance Ferguson will play overseas next season and not at Arizona

    USA Today High School Sports "In April, Advanced Prep International (Dallas) shooting guard lit the World Select Team up for 21 points, all on three-pointers, to help the USA Junior National Select Team roll to a 101-67 win at the Nike Hoop Summit. Turns out that dominant experience against foreign competition will come in..." June 30

  • 5-star guard Terrance Ferguson mulling overseas route

    247 Sports "Sources are telling 247Sports that five-star basketball product Terrance Ferguson is expected to play overseas rather than enrolling at Arizona as a freshman, barring an unexpected change of plans. ESPN's Fran Fraschilla reports he's hearing Ferguson could end up in Australia. Ferguson, an..." June 06

  • No. 1 recruit DeAndre Ayton Wants to Visit Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona

    SNY TV "There have been few big man more impressive than DeAndre Ayton over the past year. The Class of 2017 7-footer from the Bahamas led his California Supreme team to a 3-2 record at the Nike EYBL stop here, and a 10-6 record over the course of the four sessions on the EYBL circuit, averaging 19.5..." May 31

  • UNC-Asheville transfer Dylan Smith will join the Wildcats

    Arizona Desert Swarm "The Arizona Wildcats, looking to finalize their roster for the 2016-17 season and beyond, have landed UNC-Asheville Bulldogs transfer Dylan Smith, he announced on Twitter. Smith will have to sit out for a year before playing at Arizona, but then he'll have three years of eligibility with the..." May 12

  • Justin Simon transferring to St. John's

    SI "Arizona guard Justin Simon will transfer to St. John’s, the school announced Thursday." April 22

  • Five-star wing Terrance Ferguson, No. 13 in ESPN 100, picks Arizona

    EruptSports "Five-star wing Terrance Ferguson has committed to Arizona, he announced via Twitter. " April 14

  • Archie Miller ‘never interested’ in Pitt job, source says

    Dayton Daily News "Dayton Flyers coach Archie Miller was “never interested” in the Pittsburgh job, according to a source, and multiple other sources said they would have been surprised if he had been. That news was also reported by media in Pittsburgh on Tuesday after Arizona coach Sean Miller, Archie’s older..." March 23

  • Arizona's Sean Miller shoots down coaching at Pitt

    The Score "Sean Miller is staying put. Shortly after a report surfaced about Pittsburgh reaching out to Arizona's coach to fill its coaching vacancy, Miller denied the rumor, confirming his loyalty to the program. Miller took to Twitter to oust the fire. I have a tremendous amount of respect and..." March 22

  • Wichita State defense dominates Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Wichita State hounded and harassed Arizona into submission Thursday night. "They deny and they pressure and they're very well-coached and gritty and tough," Arizona coach Sean Miller said after the 11th-seed Shockers sent his sixth-seeded Wildcats home with a suffocating..." March 18

  • No. 8 Oregon pulls out OT win over No. 15 Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Oregon could only watch after squandering a 17-point second-half lead and fouling a shooter with no time left in regulation. Arizona forward Mark Tollefsen missed the first free-throw attempt but made the second to tie the game at 77. "Fortunately, he missed one for us,"..." March 12

  • No. 15 Arizona powers past Colorado in Pac-12 quarters

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- The Arizona Wildcats barely survived the opening game of its revenge tour through the Pac-12 Tournament. Allonzo Trier scored 23 points, Ryan Anderson had 17 and No. 15 Arizona's big first half was just enough to keep the Colorado Buffaloes at bay en route to an 82-78 victory in..." March 10

  • Rawle Alkins, No. 17 in ESPN 100, commits to Arizona

    ESPN "Five-star wing Rawle Alkins announced his commitment to Arizona on Monday night on ESPNU. Alkins, a 6-foot-5 small forward from Word of God Christian Academy (Raleigh, North Carolina), chose the Wildcats over St. John's, North Carolina, NC State, UNLV and others. Alkins saw his recruitment..." March 08

  • Rawle Alkins decides on his college choice tonight

    Rumble in the Garden "The long recruiting tale that has been St. John's pursuit of New York native Rawle Alkins is coming to an end - tonight! After more drama than The Bachelor, we will finally know who gets the signature on the LOI. According to Paul Biancardi, Rawle Alkins is ending his recruitment after only..." March 07

  • York leads hot-shooting Arizona with nine 3-pointers, 32 points

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- In 25-plus years of playing and coaching college basketball, Arizona coach Sean Miller couldn't recall being part of such an offensive performance as he saw Saturday in McKale Center. He was just glad to be part of it. "It just felt like that every shot that was going..." March 05

  • Arizona rallies in final minutes, shocks Cal

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona guard Gabe York did not get much of a chance to test his shot in the first half Thursday, when California limited him to one attempt. The second half, things changed. York scored all 19 of his points in the second half, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 17.9..." March 04

  • Gabe York silences critics with a clutch performance against Cal

    Arizona Desert Swarm "A raucous McKale Center crowd fell into an anxious silence as the basketball left Gabe York's hand. With the Arizona Wildcats trailing the California Golden Bears by two points with just 30 seconds left, Arizona needed someone to hit a big shot to avoid being upset on its home court, and Sean..." March 04

  • Taylor leads No. 22 Utah past No. 9 Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "To have a chance to win its first Pac-12 title, Utah had to do something it had never done in the conference: Beat Arizona. Point guard Brandon Taylor scored 19 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final minute, as the 22nd-ranked Utes stayed in the hunt for the league title with a 70-64..." February 27

  • Sean Miller: Player punching fan would force court-storming reform

    ESPN "Arizona coach Sean Miller, who has been vocal about the issue of court storming, had strong comments after another rush of fans following the No. 9 Wildcats' 75-72 loss at Colorado on Wednesday night. "I have no problem being a great sport," Miller said after he saw opponents' fans storm the..." February 25

  • No. 12 Arizona completes sweep of Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona coach Sean Miller said earlier in the week that he wanted to see more of a complete game from his 12th-ranked Wildcats. Such a performance rarely happened this season ... until Wednesday night when Arizona routed rival Arizona State 99-61 at McKale Center. In..." February 18

  • No. 17 Arizona beats USC to tie for first

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona worked its way into a tie for first place in the Pac-12 by beating USC on Sunday, but coach Sean Miller was not particularly pleased with the way the No. 17 Wildcats did it. Guard Gabe York had 17 points and four 3-pointers in an 86-78 victory over No. 23 USC at..." February 14