Tedy Bruschi Named to CFB Hall of Fame
Former Arizona defensive lineman Tedy Bruschi is the fourth Arizona football player to be inducted in the NFF College Football Hall of Fame and the third in the last five years. Bruschi (1991-95) ended his UA career with 52 sacks, tied for the most in NCAA history. He was a consensus All-American in 1994 and a unanimous All-American in 1995.
The UA's Davellyn Whyte Selected in WNBA Draft
Senior Davellyn Whyte has made Arizona women's basketball history after being picked 16th overall by the San Antonio Stars in the WNBA draft this week. With the pick, Whyte became the highest drafted player in Arizona women's basketball history. Ify Ibekwe was picked 24th by the Seattle Storm in 2011, and Adia Barnes was selected 32nd by the Sacramento Monarchs in 1998.
Wildcats Head to Sweet 16
The No. 6 seed Arizona men's basketball team will open play in the 2013 NCAA West Regional semifinal against No. 2 seed Ohio State on March 28 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This will mark the second trip to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 under head coach Sean Miller and Arizona's 15th trip to the regional semifinals in program history.
Arizona to Open Play in 2013 NCAA Tournament
The No. 6 seed Arizona men's basketball team will open play in the 2013 NCAA Tournament's West Region against No. 11 seed Belmont in a March 21 second-round game in Salt Lake City. This will be the UA's 30th NCAA Tournament appearance overall (counting two vacated appearances), and the program has an official 46-26 (.639) record in its previous NCAA Tournament action.
Quarterfinals Await Wildcats in Las Vegas
The No. 4 seed Arizona men's basketball team (24-6, 12-6 Pac-12) will travel to Las Vegas for the 2013 Pac-12 Tournament and will open play in the second quarterfinal on March 14. Arizona's 21 wins and four championships (1988-90, 2002) in this event are league bests. Since 2002, the Cats are 12-10 in tournament play and advanced to four title games.