The University of Arizona

Arizona Baseball Opening Day Quickly Approaching

UANews | January 18, 2013
The defending national champion Arizona baseball team will open its season on Feb. 15 against Coppin State, but there still is plenty of time for Wildcats fans to purchase their tickets, meet the team and mark their calendars for a season chock-full of big games and fun promotions at Hi Corbett Field. Individual game tickets will go on sale for home games beginning Feb. 1, and Meet the Team Day is Feb. 2.

Men's Basketball to Close Road Swing at ASU on Saturday

UANews | January 17, 2013
The No. 7 Arizona men's basketball team (15-1, 3-1 Pac-12) will close a three game road swing on Jan. 19 at intrastate rival Arizona State University (14-3, 3-1 Pac-12) in a nationally televised game on FOX Sports Net. Three of the last six series meetings at Wells Fargo Arena have been decided by seven points or less, with the teams splitting those results.

Arizona Adds Women's Sand Volleyball

UANews | January 16, 2013
The UA has added women's sand volleyball as a varsity sport. The sport, which enjoys a spring competition schedule, will be the 20th varsity sport sponsored by Arizona Athletics. Steve Walker has been named the new program's first head coach. Official competition will begin in spring 2014.

UA Alum Louis 'Buzz' Sands Commits $10M to Arizona Athletics

UANews | December 19, 2012
UA alumnus Louis Sands IV, known as “Buzz” to his friends, has made a $10 million commitment to the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility at the UA. His gift is a significant investment in the Arizona football program and the entire athletics program. A club that will serve as a gathering space for select football ticket holders will be named in his honor.

A Top-10 Men's Basketball Showdown at McKale on Saturday

UANews | December 13, 2012
Eighth-ranked Arizona (7-0, 0-0 Pac-12) will return to McKale Memorial Center to host fifth-ranked Florida (7-0, 0-0 SEC) on Dec. 15 on ESPN. The game will be the first in December, and just the fourth of the college basketball season, featuring two top-10 ranked teams. It will be the first time two top-10 teams have met in McKale since Jan. 10, 2004.

Wildcats Football Gears Up For Wolf Pack, Gildan New Mexico Bowl

UANews | December 13, 2012
Arizona (7-5, 4-5 Pac-12) will face Nevada (7-5, 4-4 Mountain West) on Dec. 15 in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, N.M. Kickoff is set for 11 a.m. MST on ESPN. Is a battle in store in the Southwest? It would appear so with a pair of high-scoring offenses facing a pair of defenses that have struggled to consistently slow down opponents.