With the Cleveland Cavs winning the 2016 NBA Finals, the trio of former UA players of Brett Brielmaier, Channing Frye and Richard Jefferson earn their first NBA championship rings.
The Arizona Wildcats finished in the top 25 in the nation in attendance for a 31st consecutive season.
University of Arizona head coach Sean Miller has announced the addition of Austin Carroll to the Wildcats' staff as assistant director of basketball operations. Carroll spent the last two seasons with Arizona as a graduate assistant and replaces Ben Tucker who was named assistant coach at Northern Arizona University.
Kadeem Allen and Chance Comanche will play three exhibitions in Australia as part of the Pac-12's All-Star Basketball Team.
Tickets for the McDonald's Red-Blue game will go on sale Wednesday, June 1 at 9 a.m. MST. Sections A and B will be sold for $15. Sections C, D, and E will go for $10 and F and N Upper areas are priced at $7. The Zona Zoo will have a reservation period in October.
Arizona is part of a field that includes Butler, Vanderbilt, Santa Clara, Northern Colorado, Bucknell , Norfolk State and Sacred Heart.
Former Wildcat Steve Kerr has been named the 2015-16 NBA Coach of the Year after guiding the Golden State Warriors to a historic season.
Former Arizona Wildcat Chase Budinger is wrapping up his seventh season in the NBA. His professional career has taken him to the Phoenix Suns where sunshine and basketball collide.
University of Arizona freshman guard Allonzo Trier will return to the Wildcats for his sophomore season in 2016-17, Trier and head coach Sean Miller have announced. Trier was a member of the 2016 Pac-12 All-Freshmen Team this past season while averaging 14.8 points per game.
Kaleb Tarczewski finished off his career with eight points and 10 rebounds, while Gabe York added 10 points for the Wildcats.
When the month of March rolls over on the calendar, it usually conjures a familiar alliteration in the minds of many. "March Madness" is a national holiday for some as college basketball is front and center with the NCAA Tournament.
Kaleb Tarczewski tallied 11 points and 12 rebounds as No. 15 Arizona fell in overtime, 95-89, to No. 8 Oregon in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament.