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Arizona Men's Basketball No. 10 in ESPN's 50 in 50 Rankings

UANews | August 24, 2012 has released its rankings of the top-50 college basketball programs of the last 50 years, and the Wildcats checked in at No. 10. Arizona positives cited by the network include its streak of consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, four Final Fours, the 1997 national championship and the 2001 runner-up finish.

UA Engineering Grad Training Hard for 2012 Paralympics

UANews | August 21, 2012
Noah Yablong, a UA engineering management graduate and adaptive sports athlete, will play for Team USA in the Paralympic Games. Yablong, a top wheelchair tennis player with a world ranking of 58 and a U.S. Tennis Association ranking of 4, played for the UA wheelchair tennis team during his undergraduate studies at the UA.

Seven of UA’s Best Are Headed to the London Paralympics

UANews | August 21, 2012
UA athletes Zachary Abbott, Bryan Barten, Jordan Bird, Tanner Gers, Adam Kellerman, Jennifer Poist and Noah Yablong will compete during the 2012 Paralympics, which will run Aug. 29 through Sept 9. Their countless hours of dedication to wheelchair tennis, basketball and track and field, as well as visually impaired track and field, will be tested in London among the world’s best.

Olympics Roundup: Wildcats Bring Home Five Medals

UANews | August 16, 2012
The five medals won by Wildcat athletes in London boosted Arizona's total to 63 (26 gold/23 silver/14 bronze) Olympic medals all-time. In fact, UA athletes have claimed at least one medal in every Olympiad since 1968. A total of 113 athletes have made 178 appearances in the Games.

UA's Brigetta Barrett, Andre Iguodala Win Olympic Medals

UANews | August 11, 2012
Over the weekend, UA student-athlete Brigetta Barrett won the silver medal in the women's Olympic high jump competition, and former Wildcat Andre Iguodala and the U.S. basketball team won the gold medal. UA-affiliated athletes Bernard Lagat, Todd Wells and Abdi Abdirahman competed but did not medal.

Brigetta Barrett Advances to High Jump Olympic Final

UANews | August 9, 2012
The UA's Brigetta Barrett qualified for the finals in the high jump at the Olympics on Aug. 9. Barrett earned a spot with a clearance of 6-4. For the 2012 outdoor season, Barrett has cleared 6-4 or better on eight different occasions. She will compete in the finals on Aug. 11.