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  • Baylor transfer James Akinjo granted waiver to play in 2021-22

    The Score "Star transfer James Akinjo was granted a waiver to play for Baylor in 2021-22, a source told Stadium's Jeff Goodman. The 6-foot-1 point guard comes to the reigning national champs from Arizona. In his one year with the Wildcats, Akinjo averaged 15.6..." June 30

  • Adama Bal, top international prospect, commits to Arizona Wildcats

    ESPN "Top international basketball prospect Adama Bal has committed to Arizona, he told ESPN on Tuesday. "Coach Tommy Lloyd and his staff were the key," Bal said. "He recruited me at Gonzaga and offered me the first day on the job at Arizona. He showed me how much he wanted..." May 11

  • Arizona transfer James Akinjo commits to Baylor

    The Score "Baylor's national title defense got a major boost Friday as Arizona transfer James Akinjo announced his commitment to the program. A 6-foot-1 point guard, Akinjo played his freshman season at Georgetown before transferring to Arizona midway through..." April 23

  • James Akinjo enters transfer portal

    247 Sports "After having one of the best season in the Pac-12, point guard James Akinjo has entered the transfer portal. He originally declared for the NBA, but is unlikely to be drafted and is entering the portal due in large part to the coaching change. In his first season at Arizona,..." April 16

  • Tommy Lloyd has his work cut out for him at Arizona and can prove early skeptics wrong in the process

    CBS Sports "Tommy Lloyd had long been set to succeed Mark Few at Gonzaga and eventually run the program he played a big role in building into a national power. But there are some jobs an assistant cannot turn down.  Arizona is one of those jobs. So when the offer was..." April 15

  • Arizona to hire Gonzaga's Tommy Lloyd as head coach

    The Score "Arizona will hire Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as its next head coach, sources told Stadium's Jeff Goodman. Lloyd has served as an assistant on... " April 14

  • Arizona fires Sean Miller, but it would have made more sense for everybody if this had been done much sooner

    CBS Sports "Arizona firing Sean Miller is hardly a shocking development given the scandal the staff he employed put the program through in recent years. Academic fraud. Impermissible benefits. Bribery. You name it, it probably happened on Miller's watch. So, again, it's unsurprising that..." April 08

  • Here is what Sean Miller is expected to do next after being fired by Arizona

    Larry Brown Sports "Sean Miller on Wednesday was fired after 12 seasons as the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats. Miller was able to hold onto his job for a few more years past when many thought he would be fired, but he is finally out. So what will Miller do next? ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski says..." April 07

  • Candidates to replace Sean Miller at Arizona

    CBS Sports "Arizona is on the hunt for its next coach after Wednesday's news that the Wildcats and Sean Miller are parting ways. Though an NCAA investigation has scuffed up the program's reputation a bit in recent years, the Arizona gig is still an elite college basketball job. Below,..." April 07

  • Arizona basketball fires coach Sean Miller

    AZ Central "The University of Arizona has fired coach Sean Miller, according to a report from Stadium's Jeff Goodman. Miller's contract hadn't been extended since 2017, when the FBI announced its investigation into college basketball, of which Arizona played a prominent part. " April 07

  • Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd top candidate for Arizona head coach job?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Wildcats are in the market for a new head basketball coach, and one name is being repeatedly mentioned as an initial candidate. Arizona fired Sean Miller on Wednesday, opening up speculation on who will replace him. Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd has been receiving buzz as..." April 07

  • Arizona women's basketball coach Adia Barnes not apologizing for impassioned postgame speech

    USA Today "Arizona stunned No. 1 seed Connecticut 69-59 in the Final Four Friday night to advance to its first NCAA women's basketball national championship game. The upset victory over perennial powerhouse UConn had plenty of people talking, but a moment during the..." April 03

  • Arizona Head Coach Adia Barnes Drops F-Bomb, Flips The Middle Finger After Huge Final Four Victory

    Total Pro Sports "The Arizona Wildcats did what everybody thought they couldn’t and that was take down UConn in the Final Four on Friday night. The No. 3 seed upset the No. 1-seeded Huskies 69-59 to advance to the championship game against Stanford. Arizona Wildcats head coach Adia Barnes..." April 03