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Roddy carries Colorado State past San Jose State 90-57

Jan. 15, 2021 12:22 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — David Roddy scored 17 points with 14 rebounds to lead Colorado State to a 90-57 win over San Jose State in an Arizona sports and fitness center on Thursday night. Kendle Moore added 18 points for Colorado State (9-2, 6-1 Mountain West Conference), off to its best conference start in program...

Arizona loses Baker for the season with broken wrist

Jan. 11, 2021 11:02 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona junior guard Jemarl Baker Jr. will miss the remainder of the season with a broken wrist. Wildcats coach Sean Miller said during his radio show on Monday that X-rays showed a broken bone in Baker's wrist. Baker was injured in the first half of Saturday's loss to UCLA and did not...

UCLA guard Tyger Campbell (10) gives a high-five to Jaime Jaquez Jr. as time expires in overtime of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Arizona State on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Tempe, Ariz. UCLA won 81-75. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

UCLA completes desert sweep with 81-76 win over Arizona

Jan. 10, 2021 12:21 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — UCLA suffered a huge blow when Chris Smith went down with a torn ACL on New Year's Eve and is still trying to figure out how to play without its star guard. Alone atop the Pac-12 after a rare desert sweep, it seems the Bruins have adapted pretty well so far. Tyger Campbell scored 22...

Southern California forward Evan Mobley (4) shoots over Arizona forward Ira Lee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

White, Mobley lead USC past Arizona 87-73

Jan. 7, 2021 11:38 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Isaiah White scored 22 points, freshman standout Evan Mobley had a double-double and USC picked up a rare win at Arizona, closing out the Wildcats 87-73 on Thursday night. Mobley had 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Trojans (7-2, 2-1 Pac-12 Conference), who had lost 10 straight at...

A Liverpool fans with a Jurgen Klopp protective face mask applauds before the start of an English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday Dec. 27, 2020. (Stu Forster/Pool via AP)

The Latest: Oaklawn Park to allow limited attendance

Jan. 6, 2021 3:10 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Oaklawn Park in Arkansas plans to allow limited fans during its winter-spring horse racing meet that runs Jan. 22-May 1. Grandstand general admission won’t be allowed initially. Entry to the grandstand will be for guests...

UCLA forward Cody Riley, left, defends on Colorado forward Jeriah Horne (41) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

UCLA at Arizona highlights week in Pac-12 hoops

Jan. 6, 2021 2:38 AM EST

Things to watch this week in Pac-12 Conference basketball: GAME OF THE WEEK: UCLA at Arizona, Saturday. The Bruins were the preseason favorite to win the conference and, after some shaky early moments, are playing like it. UCLA is tied with Oregon atop the Pac-12 at 3-0 and is coming off a 65-62 home win over...

Arizona guard Bennedict Mathurin (0) shoots over Washington State forward Tony Miller, center, and center Dishon Jackson (21) as forward Aljaz Kunc (4) watches in the first half of an NCAA College Basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Dean Hare)

Mathurin, Brown Jr. help Arizona beat Washington St. in 2OT

Jan. 3, 2021 1:48 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Freshman Bennedict Mathurin had his first career double-double, Terrell Brown Jr. hit a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and Arizona beat Washington State 86-82 in double overtime on Saturday night. Mathurin was 8-of-12 shooting and finished with career highs of 24 points and 11...

Arizona's Jordan Brown (21) shoots a free throw as Washington's Quade Green watches during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Arizona uses balance attack to rout Washington 80-53

Dec. 31, 2020 10:47 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — There was some anger and disappointment in the wake of Arizona learning there would be no postseason. There was no carryover to the court for the Wildcats in their first game after finding out there would be no Pac-12 or NCAA tournaments for Arizona. Bennedict Mathurin led a balanced...

Arizona coach Sean Miller reacts to a play during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Colorado, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona won 88-74. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Arizona men's basketball self-imposes 1-year postseason ban

Dec. 29, 2020 7:13 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona men's basketball program has self-imposed a one-year postseason ban related to its long-running NCAA rules infractions case. Arizona was accused of nine counts of misconduct, including five Level I violations, in a Notice of Allegations sent by the NCAA in October. The...

Akinjo scores 22, Arizona beats Colorado 88-74

Dec. 29, 2020 12:32 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo dribbled the ball across half court, took a few steps and hit a running 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer. It was that kind of night for Akinjo and for Arizona in what may have been its best game of the season. Akinjo had 22 points, eight assists and made five 3-pointers,...