Oct. 11, 2011
TUCSON - University of Arizona Wildcat women's basketball head coach Niya Butts, along with other Arizona Athletics personnel, attended and spoke at Tuesday's Tucson Chamber of Commerce Basketball Tip-Off Luncheon at the University Marriott.
Butts, along with Athletics Director Greg Byrne and head men's basketball coach Sean Miller, spoke to fans about this season's returning veterans and new players, the importance of the basketball culture in Tucson and about purchasing women's basketball season tickets. Also in attendance were the Arizona pep band and the cheerleaders and pom line. Former Wildcats Lute Olson, Joseph Blair and Corey Williams were also in attendance.
Arizona will spend the next three weeks practicing before the competition season starts with exhibition games vs. Western State (Colorado) on Nov. 2 and vs. Grand Canyon on Nov. 6.