Jan. 3, 2011
TUCSON - Starting Monday, Jan. 3, the Niya Butts Radio Show will be held at Tucson's Rincon Market. The show will start at 6 p.m. MT and can be heard on KTUC AM 1400.
Hosted by Derrick Palmer, the voice of Wildcat women's basketball, Butts will spend the 6-7 p.m. hour talking Wildcat, Pac-10 and national women's basketball while providing in-depth insight to the Arizona team and coaching staff and upcoming opponents.
Rincon Market is located at 2513 E. 6th Street in Tucson. The feature menu item is a spicy tri-tip sandwich called the "Aniyalator".
Live audio of the Niya Butts Radio Show can be found at ktucam.com. Archived video and audio can be found at ArizonaWildcats.com on Tuesday after each show.
The Wildcats are 11-2 overall, 2-0 in Pac-10 play and are 7-0 at McKale. Arizona is also riding a six-game win streak. Arizona leads the Pac-10 in assists per game (18.2) and defensive rebounds per game (29.3). Senior forward Ify Ibekwe leads the league in rebounds per game (10.3), junior guard Shanita Arnold leads the league in assists per game (6.2) and freshman forward Erica Barnes leads the league in field goal percentage (.585, 48-82).
For the first time since the 2003-04 season, the Wildcats are 11-2 to start the season. For the first time since the 2004-05 season, Arizona has opened the conference slate with two-straight victories
Arizona will make its first Pac-10 road trip of the season Jan. 6-8 to play at Stanford on Thursday and at California on Saturday.