Season tickets are now on sale for the defending Pac-10 champion Arizona women’s basketball team, owner of the third-longest home winning streak in the nation at 27 and counting.
Included in the home slate this season are nationally-ranked UC Santa Barbara, ACC-power Maryland and Pac-10 foes Stanford, UCLA and Washington. Cost of the tickets is only $75. To order, call 621-CATS or visit www.arizonaathletics.com.
Arizona, which is ranked as high as No. 20 nationally in the preseason polls, returns four of five starters from last year’s squad that won the Pac-10 regular-season title for the first time in program history and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
This season marks the 14th for Head Coach Joan Bonvicini, who has seven 20-win seasons over the last nine years and boasts a 563-219 (.720) career record.
Arizona will host the Red & Blue Game at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, in the McKale Center. The Wildcats then play the first of two exhibition games at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, against Play Mode Sports. On Nov. 8, Arizona hosts Baden Sports at 7 p.m.
The Wildcats open their regular season at home in the Sportsview.tv Preseason WNIT when they host Saint Mary’s (Calif.) at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12.