1 hr ago
Fab Four Freshmen: Metrics weigh in Andrew Wiggins' favor
We've known for a long time that this year's freshmen would be special, and the newbies have somehow lived up to their considerable hype.
5 hrs ago
Pittsburgh connection helps drive Arizona to No. 1
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Mon Dec 09, 2013
Arizona Desert Swarm
College basketball rankings: Arizona the new No. 1 in polls
You saw it coming, and it's finally here. For the first time in more than 10 years, the Arizona Wildcats are ranked first in the nation in both the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches polls.
Arizona poised for No. 1 rise
The soon-to-be-atop-the-poll Wildcats put the finishing touches on their rA©sumA© Saturday night, escaping a scrappy UNLV team with a narrow 63-58 victory thanks to a gutsy performance from transfer T.J. McConnell, the point guard who has emerged as the glue that sticks this Final Four-caliber group together.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Late Night Snacks: Two buzzer-beaters on Saturday? We got video
Yup, that was awesome. We already wrote two columns off of this game. My take on Kansas is here .
Snow Problem: Desert Boy Nick Foles Excels In Blizzard
The Internet wants to talk about how Nick Foles finally threw an interception today, but the important takeaway from the today's game for Philadelphia Eagles fans is that the team has found a quarterback that can operate effectively in wintry conditions.
Ross scores 23 in OSU win
For the first four games of the season, just about everybody was playing well for Ohio State except LaQuinton Ross.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
UNLV talent comes together in close Arizona loss
Arizona's Nick Johnson tries to steal the ball away from UNLV's Kevin Olekaibe in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz.
Albany Times Union
Syracuse blows out
SyracuseA's Dajuan Coleman, center, shoots against BinghamtonA's Nick Madray, left, and Mangus Richards, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
McConnell makes the difference as Arizona edges past UNLV
Brandon Ashley was in foul trouble. Aaron Gordon had been elbowed in the left eye and couldn't make a basket outside of a dunk.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Top 25 Capsules
6 Kansas, marking the program's first victory over the Jayhawks in its last 20 tries.
Arizona survives UNLV's upset bid behind T.J. McConnell
Arizona Wildcats guard T.J. McConnell dribbles the ball around UNLV Rebels forward Roscoe Smith during the first half at McKale Center.
No.2 Arizona takes on UNLV in key matchup
On the verge of claiming the top spot in the national polls, the second-ranked Arizona Wildcats welcome the UNLV Runnin' Rebels to the McKale Center on Saturday for a non-conference affair.
Mountain West Connection
UNLV vs. #2 Arizona: Getting to know the Arizona Wildcats basketball team
UNLV goes on the road for the first time take on the #2 Arizona Wildcats Saturday at 5:15 p.m. ET on ESPN 2. The Runnin' Rebels have an extremely tough challenge at hand as they set to tip off against the #2 Arizona Wildcats this evening at the McKale Center.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
How the Eagles landed Foles
One day during the 2012 offseason, Marty Mornhinweg turned on the college tape of Nick Foles and liked what he saw.
Arizona Basketball: Stock Watch for Wildcats Starters
Arizona is poised to move atop the college basketball rankings for the first time since 2003, assuming the Wildcats get past visiting UNLV on Saturday.
Ask Quinn: Tackling the question of Michigan's youth; excuse or reality?
Some fans have taken exception to Michigan coach John Beilein mentioning the role of youth and inexperience of his roster.
The Las Vegas Sun
Rebels prepping for big challenge in renewed series at No. 2 Arizona
The Rebels' 1st game of a 4-year home-and-home with the Wildcats has some thinking of the programs' classic battles in the '80s and '90s From left, former Rebels Stacey Augmon, Greg Anthony and Larry Johnson celebrate with coach Jerry Tarkanian in New York City at the 1991 NBA Draft, when all three were selected in the first round.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Starting 5: Arizona's strong No. 1 credentials, Mitch McGary's scoring and more
DeCourcy: In some ways, it is. The Wildcats have size, scoring, defensive commitment, terrific playmaking, sufficient long-distance shooting.
Arizona claims top spot after UNC bounces another top-five team
It took a month, but I wised up and upset-proofed the top spot in the Power Rankings.