Arizona Wildcats social media reactions: Candrea makes history in win over Stanford


Arizona softball head coach Mike Candrea won his 1,458th career game, surpassing legendary Fresno State coach Margie Wright for second in NCAA history, as Arizona defeated Stanford 6-1 on Saturday. Candrea, in his 31st year of coaching, is now chasing Michigan’s Carol Hutchins for the NCAA record. Hutchins, who has coached for 34-plus years, broke Wright’s long-standing record two weeks ago. Candrea currently trails Hutchins by five victories.

Game 2 of the NBA D-League Western Conference Finals is tonight with Nick Johnson and the Austin Spurs hoping to even the series at one win apiece. Former Santa Rita and Arizona player D.J. Shumpert plays for the Los Angeles D-Fenders. The game is at 5:30 p.m. Tucson time on ESPNU.

Steve Kerr is not only all about three-point shots and offensive execution.

Still one of the best ambassadors of Arizona athletics, Jennie Finch, talking about how ASA softball games impacted her life growing up.

Arizona’s baseball team goes for a sweep of Stanford today at Hi Corbett at 1:05 p.m. The Wildcats will go for their second consecutive sweep of the Cardinal. The Wildcats swept Stanford last season on the road. Arizona has won the first two games by 4-1 scores behind the pitching of Nathan Bannister and Cameron Ming. Arizona is 22-13 overall and in sixth place in the Pac-12 at 7-7.

Hard to believe at this time two years ago, Stanley Johnson was in high school. Today, he’ll be playing in an NBA playoff game against LeBron James.

After toiling with some bad teams with New York, Phoenix and Orlando, nice to see Channing Frye getting a realistic chance at an NBA title this year.

Arizona’s proud new face on defense with coaches (left to right) Jahmile Addae (safeties), Marcel Yates (coordinator/linebackers), Donte Williams (cornerbacks) and Vincent Amey (defensive line).

With social media these days, how Andre Iguodala looks entering the arena is important.

Because we can’t enough of Scooby Wright … NFL draft less than twoo weeks away. publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports,, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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