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2021 Schedule
1-0, 4th in Pac-12
Jordan Brown throws down a two-handed slam as Arizona downs Grambling State (0:19)

Courtside: The guys look ahead to the first week of college hoops, preview the Big Ten and Pac-12, and talk to Rutgers' Steve Pikiell

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the silliness of Bruce Pearl’s self-imposed sanctions, if the NCAA will close its investigation of LSU this season, why it’s not a big deal if games are being canceled and which matchups they’re excited to watch the first week of the season. Later, the guys preview the Big Ten and Pac-12 (18:45). And finally, they talk to Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell (43:33).

Arizona Athletics
11dJeff Borzello

Not yet cleared, Arizona's Kriisa to play in Estonia

Arizona freshman guard Kerr Kriisa will return to his home country of Estonia to play with the senior national team in two FIBA Eurobasket qualifying games at the end of November, the school announced Tuesday. He has also not yet been cleared by the NCAA.

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Arizona opener vs. Northern Arizona canceled

Arizona's season opener in men's basketball against Northern Arizona on Wednesday has been canceled due to a positive COVID-19 test in the Lumberjacks' program.

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16dOlgun Uluc

Josh Green goes to Dallas as 18th pick

Josh Green, an Australian wing out of the University of Arizona, was selected by the Dallas Mavericks with the 18th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.

Josh Green drafted No. 18 to the Mavericks (0:28)
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17dOlgun Uluc

Breaking down 2020 NBA Draft hopeful Josh Green

Less than 24 hours out from the 2020 NBA draft, Olgun Uluc has compiled a final assessment of the prospects for Australian player Josh Green.


Courtside: Jay Bilas on why this isn't the time for the amateurism debate and a deep dive on transferring in college basketball

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about Dan Mullen’s role in the Florida-Missouri brawl, Justin Turner breaking COVID-19 protocol and celebrating on the field after the World Series, and Jim Harbaugh losing to Michigan State. Then, Jay Bilas stops by to discuss his concerns with the college basketball season, the continued slog of nonconference scheduling, why now isn’t the time for the amateurism debate, why this season makes the path to a future super conference even clearer, his No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft and a deep dive on transferring in college hoops (9:23).

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Arizona eliminating 21 jobs as part of $30M cut

Arizona is eliminating 21 full-time jobs from its athletic department in an effort to trim spending by $30 million amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Courtside: Oklahoma State's Mike Boynton on Dee Mitchel, Cade Cunningham and the impact of coaching on his life

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about the lack of accountability in college basketball, the rampant cheating and the need for self-policing among coaches to save the sport. Then, Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton hops on to discuss walk-on Dee Mitchell working a full-time job while playing basketball and going to school, what’s surprising him about the former No. 1 recruit Cade Cunningham, if there’s any jealousy in the locker room with a potential one-and-done teammate, the impact of coaching on his life, and his frustration watching coaches blatantly cheat and not get punished.

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40dMark Schlabach

Sources: Arizona hit with nine alleged violations

The University of Arizona has been charged with nine alleged rules violations, including five Level I charges, following a multiyear investigation of its men's basketball program, sources confirmed to ESPN on Sunday.

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.0Tied-151st
Rebounds Per Game46.0Tied-25th
Assists Per Game17.0Tied-56th
Points Allowed55.0

Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record56-33
Championship Seasons1997
Tournament Appearances34