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Arizona Wildcats Womens Basketball tickets
Conference: Pac 12
Arena: McKale Center
Location: Tuscon, Arizona
Head Coach: Adia Barnes
Arizona Wildcats Womens Basketball TicketsThe Arizona Wildcats women's basketball team competes in the Pac 12 of the NCAA. There has been some form of organized basketball play for women at the school since 1921. Basketball became an official sport at the university in 1972 and the team was 6-4 in its first season. The Lady Wildcats began NCAA play in 1981 and became members of the Pacific West Conference in 1985. The Arizona Wildcats women's basketball team has been invited to play in the NCAA Tournament on seven occasions. The most successful tournament run for the team was in 1998 when the Wildcats made it to the Sweet 16 round of the tournament. The most recent tournament appearance by the women's basketball team at the University of Arizona was 2005. The season ended in the second round against the No. 1 seeded Louisiana State University Tigers. You can purchase Arizona Wildcats Womens Basketball tickets at StubHub.
Where can I see an Arizona Wildcats basketball game?Home games for the Arizona Wildcats women's basketball team are played at the McKale Center in Tuscon, Arizona. The Center first opened in 1972 and can seat 14,644 fans. The original cost to construct the McKale Center was $8.1 million. The Center has undergone a number of renovations for the benefit of fans over the years including the most recent $30 million project that was completed in 2014.
When can I see an Arizona Wildcats basketball game?The 2019-2020 regular season for the Arizona Wildcats women's basketball team kicked off at home against Northern Arizona. The regular season for the Wildcats ends with a home game against the Washington Huskies. The first round of the Pac 12 Tournament begins on March 11.
What players will I see at an Arizona Wildcats basketball game?Junior guard Aari McDonald earned honors as both a WBCA and Associated Press honorable mention All-American following the 2018-2019 season. McDonald logged the third-highest scoring average in the nation with 24.1 points per game and set the single-season record for points scored by a women's basketball player at Arizona with 890. McDonald is a 20-point-a-game scorer once again in the 2019-2020 season and is averaging 5.7 rebounds per game. Cate Reese is a sophomore forward who played her high school basketball at Cypress Woods High School in Cypress, Texas. Reese earned Pac 12 Freshman of the Week honors three times in 2018-2019 and made the Pac 12 All-Freshman team. Reese scored a season-high 26 points for the current season during a January game against Washington State. Sam Thomas started in all 37 games as a sophomore a year ago. Thomas has scored 280 points for the 2019-2020 college basketball season.
Who is the coach of the Arizona Cardinals women's basketball team?Adia Barnes was named head coach of the Arizona Cardinals women's basketball team on April 4, 2016. Barnes signed an extension in 2019 that will ensure she remains with the Wildcats through the 2023-2024 basketball season. A season ago, Barnes led the women's basketball team at Arizona on a historic run that ended with a WNIT title.
What women players have been honored as Arizona Wildcats basketball players?Shawntinice Polk began her career at Arizona with Pac 12 Freshman of the Year award in 2002. Polk went on to earn All-Pac 10 honors each of the three seasons she played for the Wildcats and was an All-American in 2003. Polk tallied more double-doubles in a season than any other player in Wildcats history with 21. She is also first in team history with 222 blocks. The 1,467 points scored by Polk while a member of the Wildcats is the fifth-most points scored by a player in team history. Adia Barnes is the first women's basketball player at the University of Arizona to be named to the athletic department's Hall of Fame. Barnes is also the first player at the school to earn first-team All-American honors. The 2,237 points and 921 rebounds tallied by Barnes was top in team history both when her career was finished and at the time of her Hall of Fame induction. Get your Arizona Wildcats Womens Basketball tickets at StubHub to see these teams in action.
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