Men's Basketball Game Notes

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    The Wildcats (5-1) travel to Storrs, Conn., to take on No. 15 Connecticut (6-1) in its first true road game of the season ... Connecticut is the second ranked team the Cats have faced this season (No. 8 Illinois) ... The Arizona offense comes in red hot, as the team has topped the century mark in each of its last two games ... UA is 22-11 all-time against Big East schools ... Pending first round results at the upcoming Bank One Fiesta Bowl Classic, it's possible that each of Arizona's next five opponents participated in last year's NCAA Tournament ... Last year, UA was 2-1 on CBS-TV. [continued]

    John Mackovic Named Arizona Football Coach

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    John Mackovic, former head coach of three different major universities and the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs, was named by University of Arizona athletics director Jim Livengood as the program's head football coach today. Mackovic, 57, becomes Arizona's 26th head coach and succeeds Dick Tomey, who resigned Nov. 24 after 14 years directing the program. Mackovic has been a college football analyst for ESPN since 1998.
    Pictured: UA Athletics Director Jim Livengood and new Head Coach John Mackovic [continued]

    Tafoya Named Football Team MVP

    Senior defensive end Joe Tafoya was selected by teammates for the Damon Terrell Most Valuable Player award on December 3 in annual banquet ceremonies. Tafoya led the team with 18 tackles for loss and six sacks. He also knocked down four passes, recovered a fumble and forced two others. [continued]


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