The Wildcats received 63 of 65 first-place votes in the AP media poll, and 30 of 32 first-place votes by the coaches.
If the Arizona Wildcats gain the No. 1 ranking in the country as expected today, the gift won’t be just for them.
Was it the wide anticipation of a No. 1 ranking? The “white out” curse? Or maybe just some really bad early defense?
Maybe it was the expectation of a potential No. 1 ranking, or maybe the Wildcats’ white-out curse, or maybe just some shaky defense.
So how did Jahii Carson drop 40 points at UNLV on Nov. 19 anyway?
Arizona and UNLV will tip off a four-game series today and, well, maybe it’s about time they get serious.
Arizona guard Nick Johnson lays up a shot past Texas Tech forward Jaye Crockett during the second half Tuesday. The Cats won that game easily, and another victory Saturday against UNLV would likely make Arizona No. 1.
Arizona is No. 3 in Sagarin ratings and No. 6 in the Kenpom predictive ratings.
Even before the door opened for the Arizona Wildcats to secure their first No. 1 ranking in over a decade, coach Sean Miller didn’t duck a question about the possibility.
Arizona hasn't been ranked No. 1 since the 2002-03 season, when Luke Walton and Jason Gardner jumped out of a Sports Illustrated cover.
For a consensus high school All-American, Brandon Ashley is leading a strangely under-the-radar existence these days.
Nick Johnson and Brandon Ashley get hot from the arc, but Aaron Gordon cools off from the line...and other notes after UA's 79-58 win over Texas Tech.
By the time Sunday morning rolled around, the Arizona Wildcats had already enjoyed a day of sleeping and watching college football, and their hangover really didn’t feel so bad.
Aaron Gordon collected a career-high 19 points while Brandon Ashley and T.J. McConnell reached season highs in the Arizona Wildcats' 79-58 win over Texas Tech tonight at McKale Center.
Sean Miller said the Wildcats practiced well upon returning from New York...and other notes/links before tonight's UA-TTU game.
By regular-season standards, the Arizona Wildcats can’t get much higher than this.
Tubby Smith was fired from Minnesota last year but has found a home with a Texas Tech program that has had its share of problems in recent years.
Sean Miller sees an even bigger target on the Wildcats' back...and other notes from today's news conference at McKale.
Arizona reaches its highest ranking under Sean Miller, while brother Archie's team at Dayton becomes No. 25.
Arizona’s T.J. McConnell didn’t celebrate Friday’s win over Duke for long before he turned his attention to Tuesday’s game against Texas Tech.
NEW YORK — A day before he hit the stage at Madison Square Garden last week, forward Aaron Gordon sent out a warning.
Seen and heard at Madison Square Garden
NEW YORK — A year ago, or two, Nick Johnson probably could have gotten away with the kind of first-half performance he had Friday.
Freshman Aaron Gordon, right, had 10 points and seven rebounds as the Wildcats improved to 7-0.
The Wildcats couldn't care less if their cramped charter jet has to stop for fuel during the middle of the night flight home. ... and other notes from New York after UA's 72-66 win.
Notes and links from New York before today's Arizona-Duke showdown.
NEW YORK — After their bus weaved around the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and dropped them off for practice at Madison Square Garden on Thursday morning, the Arizona Wildcats noticed something was missing inside their locker room.
Playing Duke could let the Wildcats know if they're really on track to be a Final Four contender or not. ... and other notes from New York
Mike Krzyzewski expresses concern about Arizona's size and experience...and other postgame notes from New York.
NEW YORK — Something happened at halftime, but Sean Miller and his Arizona Wildcats weren’t really saying.
Sean Miller says Drexel is UA's toughest test yet...and lots of notes/links from New York City.
NEW YORK – Having ripped an ACL, torn a shoulder and broken an ankle, guard Chris Fouch is Drexel’s undisputed King of Pain.
NEW YORK – When the Arizona Wildcats finally reached their midtown hotel at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, freshman forward Aaron Gordon quickly did all the sightseeing he needed to.
Arizona players arrive at 2:30 a.m ... and find people still wandering around Times Square. ... Plus other notes from New York.
Four-plus years and Sean Miller’s rebuilding work isn’t over yet at Arizona.
Two top freshmen, Aaron Gordon and Jabari Parker, could meet on the court this week in New York.
Even with two Pennsylvania natives on the active roster, Kaleb Tarczewski still claims the Arizona Wildcats’ remotest hometown.
Teammate Nick Johnson calls him “my little bulldog” now and, after three years of college and about 25 pounds of added muscle, Arizona Wildcats point guard T.J. McConnell looks the part.
When the Arizona Wildcats wrapped up their fall recruiting class this week, it wasn’t about a finish line so much as a brief pause for reflection.
Meanwhile, Sean Miller isn't about to look at Duke on the NIT schedule. Not yet.
The Arizona Wildcats might get a crack at Duke on the floor next week in New York, but the Wildcats lost a major recruiting battle Thursday when Houston wing Justise Winslow chose the Blue Devils.