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UA benches downtown arena concept

After looking at building a new arena downtown, the UA will keep its basketball program at McKale Center, Athletic Director Greg Byrne said. The university will renovate the arena, opened in 1973. ... Read more»

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Welcome Wildcats home at McKale on Saturday night

Fans can congratulate the Arizona men's basketball team on a well-played season Saturday night at McKale Center. The arena will open at 9:30 p.m., and the team is expected to arrive around 11 p.m.... Read more»

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UA looking at downtown arena, other athletic facilities

The University of Arizona has set up a working group to study options for new athletic facilities, including a possible arena downtown. The Athletics Facility Planning Committee will "look into all options for the distant future," Athletic Director Greg Byrne said.... Read more»

My take: Don't need Fox News to tell us how to mourn

Cable news commentators, many from Fox News, have laid into Wednesday's memorial service organizers and attendees alike.You know what, Brit Hume? The satellite trucks are pulling out of town, the last medical briefing has been given, the media are moving on to the next big story. We're the ones who remain.... Read more»10

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Event details: Obama to speak at Tucson memorial

President Barack Obama will speak Wednesday at a memorial event in remembrance of the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting, and in support of the victims’ families and friends. Here are the details on attending.... Read more»2

Tucsonans give $2.65 million to UA athletics

Tucsonans Cole and Jeannie Davis will give the University of Arizona men's basketball program a $2.65 million dollar gift to help pay for the renovation of the locker rooms at McKale Center and build a strength center at Richard Jefferson Gymnasium.... Read more»

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In the Nic of time for Wildcats

KWBA had to cancel its plans to show a ceremony honoring Nic Wise after UA’s game headed into overtime, then double overtime. So Wise did a little showing off at the end, hitting another game-winning shot, scooping in a layup with 1.2 seconds left.... Read more»

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Wildcats falter at home, lose to Beavers 63-55

Bottom line for UA: Win Pac-10 Tournament or else. The Wildcats were upset by Oregon State 63-55 on Saturday, dropping out of a tie for second place in the league into a fifth-place tie with Washington at 7-6. UA is 13-12 overall.... Read more»

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Wildcats fall flat in Pullman

Now you know why coach Miller doesn’t want to talk about March: UA gets swept for the first time in Pac-10 play this season. The Wildcats are now tied for second place in the conference.... Read more»

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Wildcats looking for split on Washington trip

UA will try to hold onto at least a tie for first in the Pac-10.... Read more»