Former Arizona Wildcat star forward Ify Ibekwe continues to make headlines this spring, as she signed with the WNBA's Atlanta Dream as a training camp roster acquisition, the club announced earlier this week.
The Wildcats' incoming 2015-16 recruiting class is loaded with tremendous promise, diversity, and talent, as the group is made up of two forwards, a center, and a guard. ArizonaWildcats.com takes a look at what the four players have accomplished over the past school year.
Former Arizona Wildcat standout forward Ify Ibekwe helped make history last week, as she led Spar Citylift Uni Girona to its first Spanish League Championship last Thursday.
Towering at 6-foot-8, Center Eugenie Simonet-Keller has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at the University of Arizona, becoming the tallest player to ever join the program and the fourth and final piece of the Wildcats' 2015-16 recruiting class, head coach Niya Butts announced on Tuesday.
She wheeled around two Stanford defenders and made her way to the left elbow. Five seconds, four seconds--- she was running out of time. Suddenly, she stopped on a dime, pulled up, and let it fly.
Redshirt senior forward Alli Gloyd has been named to the Pac-12 All-Academic First Team, announced by the league office on Friday.
University of Arizona Women's Basketball coach Niya Butts and her staff are set to hold the 2015 edition of the Niya Butts Basketball Academy June 1-4th and June 22-25th from 9 am- 4 pm each day inside McKale Center and Richard Jefferson Gymnasium, on the campus of the University of Arizona.
The Wildcats had three players score in double-figures, but it wasn't enough, as 11th-seeded Arizona fell to sixth-seeded UCLA, 80-62, Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the Pac-12 Tournament inside KeyArena.
Arizona looks to carry its positive momentum into conference tournament play, as it'll begin its journey for a Pac-12 Tournament Championship, when it takes on sixth-seeded UCLA, Thursday at 3 pm MST in opening round action inside KeyArena up in Seattle.
Senior guard Candice Warthen was named as an All-Pac-12 Conference Honorable Mention, according to a vote of conference coaches, released by the league office on Tuesday.
The script couldn't have been written any better for the Wildcats, as senior Candice Warthen poured in a season-high 23 points on 10-of-13 shooting to lift Arizona to a convincing 64-41 victory over Utah on Senior Day, Sunday afternoon inside McKale Center.
The Wildcats will honor seniors Candice Warthen and Alli Gloyd, as the two will play in their final collegiate home contest, when Arizona wraps up the 2014-15 regular season, Sunday at 3 pm MST vs. Utah inside McKale Center. The game can be seen on Pac-12 Networks, while fans can also listen live on KTUC 1400 AM.