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PCC point guard Chrishon Dixon signs to play at Montana Tech

Pima Community College men’s basketball player Chrishon Dixon signed his letter of intent to continue his education and collegiate basketball career at the next level.... Read more»

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Pima women's basketball ass't coach hired to lead Eastern Wyoming program

Pima Community College women’s basketball Assistant Coach Tim Larsen will once again have the opportunity to run his own program: the Eastern Wyoming College team.... Read more»

Brittney Griner’s absence weighs on Phoenix Mercury as training camp begins

While Brittney Griner remains in Russia after detainment on apparent drug charges, the rest of the reigning Western Conference champions try to shift their focus toward Phoenix Mercury training camp - but it hasn't been easy. ... Read more»

'Trust the process': Tommy Lloyd optimistic about future of Arizona men’s basketball

A year to the day he was hired as Arizona men’s basketball coach, Tommy Lloyd found himself reminiscent about the journey, and looking toward next season and an attempt to field a team that will contend for a national championship again.... Read more»

With playoff schedule announced, Phoenix Suns fans begin pursuit of tickets

Basketball excitement is expected to hit a crescendo in Arizona Sunday night when the No. 1 seed Phoenix Suns begin their pursuit of the franchise’s first NBA title. ... Read more»

'The Cardiac Cats': 25 years later, memories of Arizona men’s championship run endures

For the 1997 Arizona men’s basketball team, the Wildcats’ disappointment this year magnified the legacy it forged by winning the first men’s basketball national championship in school history 25 years ago today.... Read more»

Pima forward/center Traivar Jackson named NJCAA Division II All-American

Pima Community College men’s basketball player Traivar Jackson earned national recognition from the NJCAA on Wednesday for his efforts during the 2021-22 men’s basketball season.... Read more»

Mercury’s Brittney Griner in 'good condition' in Russian prison, State Dep't official says after visit

Phoenix Mercury’s star center and a two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner, who has been detained in Russia on drug charges for almost five weeks, is reported to be in “good condition,” a U.S Department of State official said Wednesday. ... Read more»

Bittersweet exit for Sam Thomas as Arizona women eliminated in NCAA Tournament

The 63-45 second-round loss to the Tar Heels in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament wasn’t the ending to their season that Sam Thomas or the University of Arizona Wildcats had in mind, but the Las Vegas native ended her career in Tucson as one of the program’s greats.... Read more»

Wildcats emerge from tough times, advance to men’s Sweet 16

It took overtime, but Arizona – seeded No. 1 in the South region – outlasted Texas Christian, 85-80, to move on to San Antonio, Texas, where they will face fifth-seeded Houston in the regional semifinals.... Read more»

Arizona sportsbooks expecting large crowds, revenue for first March Madness betting cycle

With sports betting legalized in Arizona on September 9, 2021, this will be the first time the public has the opportunity to wager on what is one of the most bet on sporting events in the United States, and sportsbooks expect to see increased handle and revenue spikes for March Madness.... Read more»

Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia until at least May 19 casts light on WNBA overseas travel

Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia on drug charges, which has been extended at least until May 19, has cast a light on a number of issues that routinely go unnoticed: the earnings inequity between men and women’s basketball players and the reasons that drive the players overseas.... Read more»

'Real chance' Kerr Kriisa could play in Arizona’s NCAA Tournament opener

Sunday’s reveal of the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket had its controversies, but there was no debate where the University of Arizona would be placed as the Wildcats earned a No. 1 seed in the South Region of this year’s NCAA Tournament. ... Read more»

Arizona holds off Stanford but awaits news on injured starting point guard Kerr Kriisa

The University of Arizona Wildcats survived a physical battle against Stanford Thursday at T-Mobile Arena in the opening game of the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament - but may have lost a key player in the process.... Read more»

Pima women's basketball season closes out with loss in Region I, Division II finals

The Pima Community College women’s basketball season came to a close on Saturday in the NJCAA Region I, Division II Finals.... Read more»

Phx Mercury ‘closely monitoring’ after report Russians arrest player on cannabis charge

Brittney Griner is the WNBA player the Russian Federal Customs Service said was arrested on suspicion of smuggling liquid cannabis, the Phoenix Mercury confirmed Saturday.... Read more»

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