2:29 AM EDT, Tue October 27, 2020
Arizona Desert Swarm 3 hours ago
How Arizona Wildcats fared in Week 7 of NFL season

How Arizona Wildcats fared in Week 7 of NFL season

George Walker IV / Tennessean.com via Imagn Content Services, LLC Week 7 of the the NFL season is in the books! Here’s a rundown of how all the Arizona Wildcats in the league performed. (Note: This list does not include Reggie Gilbert and Jace Whittaker who are members of the Arizona Cardinals’ practice squad.) Dane Cruikshank, Tennessee Titans Cruikshank was activated for Sunday’s game vs. the Steelers and immediately made an impact, recording his first career interception on the only defensive snap he played all game. Cruikshank reeled in a Hail Mary at the end of the first...
Arizona Daily Star 9 hours ago
Afternoon kickoff set for Arizona Wildcats' delayed 2020 opener at Utah

Afternoon kickoff set for Arizona Wildcats' delayed 2020 opener at Utah

The Cats are scheduled to face the Utes at 2 p.m. MT on Saturday, Nov. 7, in Salt Lake City; the game will be televised on ESPNU.
Arizona Desert Swarm 9 hours ago
Arizona gets afternoon kickoff for 2020 opener at Utah

Arizona gets afternoon kickoff for 2020 opener at Utah

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports We have a kickoff time. And for Arizona Wildcats folks used to staying up super late for games, better set an alarm to make sure you get up in time. Arizona’s Nov. 7 game at Utah, the 2020 season opener, will kick off at 2 p.m. MT and air on ESPNU. That’s actually the second-earliest game of the Pac-12’s initial slate, with ASU visiting USC for a 10 a.m. (!!!!) MT kickoff. The Wildcats have lost four straight to the Utes, the last two under coach Kevin Sumlin by a combined scored of 77-17. Arizona hasn’t won in Salt Lake City since 2014. Whether...
Arizona Desert Swarm 11 hours ago
2 Arizona Wildcats among ESPN’s top newcomers in women’s college basketball

2 Arizona Wildcats among ESPN’s top newcomers in women’s college basketball

Trinity Baptiste | Photo courtesy Arizona Athletics The Arizona women’s basketball team is regarded as one of the best in the country because of its strong core of returning players, but newcomers will be key in its quest for a national championship too. ESPN ranked Indiana transfer Bendu Yeaney as the 43rd-best newcomer in the country and Virginia Tech grad transfer Trinity Baptiste as the 45th-best newcomer. ESPN’s Graham Hays analyzed what those additions mean for the Wildcats, who are ranked No. 9 in ESPN’s preseason rankings. The moves didn’t grab headlines, but Arizona...
Arizona Desert Swarm 18 hours ago
Arizona’s opener at Utah may be threatened by local COVID-19 conditions

Arizona’s opener at Utah may be threatened by local COVID-19 conditions

Photo by Chris Gardner/ A swift increase in coronavirus cases in Utah could potentially impact the Arizona Wildcats’ 2020 football season opener. Arizona is set to open play Nov. 7 in Salt Lake City, the capital of a state that has seen an 11.1 percent increase in new COVID-19 cases over the past week, according to the COVD Tracking Project. Utah’s number of residents hospitalized due to COVID complications, as well as those in intensive care units, are also at or near all-time highs. It’s expected to get worse in the very near future, according to the Salt Lake Tribune, which on...
Arizona Daily Star Oct 25, 2020
Four-star 2021 guard Shane Dezonie commits to Arizona Wildcats

Four-star 2021 guard Shane Dezonie commits to Arizona Wildcats

Four-star Pennsylvania guard Shane Dezonie became the second member of Arizona's 2021 recruiting class Sunday.
Arizona Desert Swarm Oct 25, 2020
4-star shooting guard Shane Dezonie commits to Arizona amid news of NCAA Notice of Allegations

4-star shooting guard Shane Dezonie commits to Arizona amid news of NCAA Notice of Allegations

Even though the Arizona Wildcats recently received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA that reportedly accuses them of five Level I violations, they continue to make waves on the recruiting trail. The Wildcats received a commitment from Shane Dezonie on Sunday, a four-star shooting guard from Brewster Academy in New Hampshire. The 6-foot-3 swingman becomes the second member of Arizona’s 2021 class, joining four-star combo guard K.J. Simpson. 2021 four-star Shane Dezonie has committed to Arizona. @iamshanedezonie pic.twitter.com/e3IPOKCoIV— Tipton Edits (@TiptonEdits) October 25,...
Arizona Desert Swarm Oct 25, 2020
Arizona facing multiple Level I violations, per report

Arizona facing multiple Level I violations, per report

Photo by Christian Petersen/ The Notice of Allegations the Arizona Wildcats received from the NCAA this week accuses them of nine instances of misconduct including five Level I violations, according to a report from The Athletic’s Seth Davis. Level I violations are considered the most severe and the possible sanctions include a postseason ban, loss of scholarships, recruiting visit restrictions, fines, a head coach suspension, and/or show-cause penalties. According to the report, the violations include “a lack of institutional control and failure to monitor by the university, a lack...
Arizona Desert Swarm Oct 25, 2020
Titans activate ex-Arizona DB Dane Cruikshank off injured reserve ahead of clash with Steelers

Titans activate ex-Arizona DB Dane Cruikshank off injured reserve ahead of clash with Steelers

Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/ Another former Arizona Wildcats standout will be back in action on NFL Sundays, coming back just in time for a showdown of unbeaten teams. Defensive back Dane Cruikshank, who has yet to play this season because of a undisclosed injury, was activated off the Tennessee Titans’ injured reserve on Saturday after returning to practice on Oct. 15. In doing so, he would be eligible to play in Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 25-year-old Cruikshank, who Tennessee drafted in the fifth round in 2018, has appeared in 28 games with the Titans...
Arizona Daily Star Oct 25, 2020
Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Arizona likely to lean on attorneys, secrecy as it prepares response to NCAA Notice of Allegations

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Arizona likely to lean on attorneys, secrecy as it prepares response to NCAA Notice of Allegations

The Star columnist discusses what could happen to the Arizona Wildcats basketball program after receiving the NCAA's Notice of Allegations, celebrities golfing in Tucson and RichRod's next chapter.
Arizona Desert Swarm Oct 24, 2020
Grant Gunnell motivated by pressure of being Arizona’s starting quarterback

Grant Gunnell motivated by pressure of being Arizona’s starting quarterback

Photo by Chris Coduto/Icon Sportswire via For a guy who’s only played in a handful of college games, it has been a rapid rise to stardom for Grant Gunnell, who’s clearly the face of Arizona football these days. The sophomore quarterback was UA’s lone player representative at Pac-12 media day and the only Wildcat to interview with the local media multiple times during fall camp—and both times he was paired with head coach Kevin Sumlin. So it goes when you’re the starting quarterback at a Power 5 university. “I mean, there’s always pressure when you’re playing football...
Arizona Daily Star Oct 24, 2020
Many meaningful reasons behind Arizona RB Gary Brightwell’s switch to No. 0

Many meaningful reasons behind Arizona RB Gary Brightwell’s switch to No. 0

The Wildcats tailback changed numbers this year, and he did so with a purpose; plus, notes from the latest UofA scrimmage.
Arizona Daily Star Oct 24, 2020
The Arizona Wildcats have received the NCAA's Notice of Allegations. Here's what next.

The Arizona Wildcats have received the NCAA's Notice of Allegations. Here's what next.

The Star's Bruce Pascoe explains what's happened, what to watch for, and how long the process might take.
Arizona Desert Swarm Oct 24, 2020
What Kevin Sumlin said after Arizona’s latest preseason scrimmage

What Kevin Sumlin said after Arizona’s latest preseason scrimmage

Photo by Christian Petersen/ The Arizona Wildcats have reached the halfway point of their preseason camp, doing so with a 120-play scrimmage on Saturday afternoon that coach Kevin Sumlin said will serve as the final evaluation tool for putting together a depth chart. From here on out, he said, it’s all about getting ready for the 2020 season opener at Utah on Nov. 7. “We’re two weeks away,” Sumlin said via Zoom. “We’re going to have those personnel decisions this afternoon and tomorrow, and go into two legitimate game weeks with guys who we see, offensively, defensively and...
Arizona Desert Swarm Oct 24, 2020
2022 4-star guard Dylan Andrews has Arizona in Top 8

2022 4-star guard Dylan Andrews has Arizona in Top 8

The Arizona Wildcats have a ways to go before their 2021 recruiting class is complete, but they are already making headway in the 2022 cycle. Four-star point guard Dylan Andrews has the Wildcats in his Top 8 along with Oregon, UCLA, Stanford, ASU, Kansas, Louisville and North Carolina. The Los Angeles native is the No. 29 player and No. 4 point guard in the country, per 247Sports composite rankings. He’s listed at 6-foot-4, 190 pounds. Andrews plays for Windward School and the Compton Magic, the same AAU program that produced current Wildcat Dalen Terry and former Wildcat Gabe...

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