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Bear Down Huddle: Focusing on facts after more Elite Eight heartache

Sean Miller can’t win in March. Arizona still isn’t back among the college basketball’s elite. Except neither of those statements is true. After the UA’s fifth consecutive loss in an NCAA tournament regional final, Wildcat Universe will have to combat the emotional whispers with facts

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We’re Number One: Miller’s conference championship rate matches Arizona’s best

Arizona head coach Sean Miller has won three Pac-12 titles in his six years at Arizona. That’s really good. Miller’s 50% championship rate is so good it puts him on par with the coaching legends of Wildcat basketball

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Cats in Need: Support group session after Arizona falls to ASU in Tempe

Hello. My name is Scott and my favorite basketball team lost to Arizona State. Again. In trying times like this we could all use a little support

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Graceless Exit: Losing in which round of NCAA tournament hurts worst?

It has been six weeks since the Arizona Wildcats were eliminated from the 2014 NCAA basketball tournament, falling short of the Final Four by one basket. Are you over it yet? Me neither. Is losing in the Elite Eight the most painful March Madness defeat possible

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Empty Eight: Finding hope as Arizona again falls short of Final Four

Final possession, Final Four on the line, final shot… Finally? Finality. The Arizona Wildcats lost for the fourth consecutive time in the Elite Eight, all on last-second shots, extending fans’ frustration to 13 years. It takes a look at history to put the current emotions into perspective and prepare Wildcat Universe for another year of [&hellip

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