ARIZONA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ARIZONA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) College basketball: Arizona’s Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson opt for NBA draft http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57823792-77/johnson-arizona-coach-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57823792-77/johnson-arizona-coach-college.html.csp">College basketball: Arizona’s Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson opt for NBA draft</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T20:59:52.351-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college basketball • Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson are leaving Arizona for the NBA. Gordon was named the Pac-12 freshman of the year after averaging 12.4 points and 8 rebounds per game. Johnson, a junior, earned numerous All-America honors and the Pac-12 player of year award. Johnson led Arizona with 16.3 points per game last season. • California hired Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as its coach Tuesday. Martin replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month. Martin went 63-41 in three seasons at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57823792@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:59:52 MDT Pac-12: Arizona loses two players, Cal gets coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/57823382-221/arizona-coach-cal-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/57823382-221/arizona-coach-cal-pac.html.csp">Pac-12: Arizona loses two players, Cal gets coach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T14:46:01.859-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 02:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arizona's basketball program took a big hit Tuesday when freshman forward Aaron Gordon and junior guard Nick Johnson entered the NBA draft. But this offseason's developments may turn into a win for the Wildcats, overall.Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. Brandon Ashley and Kaleb Tarczewski are now expected to stay in school, solidifying Arizona as one of the top teams in the country in 2014-15. Incoming freshman forward Stanley Johnson will help coach Sean Miller's program reload, making the Wildcats the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57823382@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:46:01 MDT Why do polygamists live in rural Utah, Arizona? Here’s why http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/57806681-191/arizona-utah-towns-hike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/57806681-191/arizona-utah-towns-hike.html.csp">Why do polygamists live in rural Utah, Arizona? Here’s why</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T09:48:02.833-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 09:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A question I’ve heard over the years is: “Why would anyone want to live there?” The “there” is Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., often referred to as Short Creek. It’s the longtime home for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The next town to the south is Centennial Park, with its own group of polygamists. The towns all sit in a dusty valley in a no man’s land between two states. There’s no significant industry. It’s tough to make a living. And, well, let’s f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806681@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:48:02 MDT Pac-12: Arizona No. 1 in basketball rankings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/57790795-221/arizona-basketball-early-forward.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/57790795-221/arizona-basketball-early-forward.html.csp">Pac-12: Arizona No. 1 in basketball rankings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T10:55:02.385-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College basketball's offseason has just begun, and Arizona is the team to beat in 2015.The Wildcats received the No. 1 ranking in Sporting News' early look at next season, just ahead of Kentucky. The publication acknowledges that freshman forward Aaron Gordon likely is headed to the NBA and may be joined by early entrants Nick Johnson and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. Brandon Ashley and Kaleb Tarczewski also face decisions. "Regardless, there will be oodles of talent in Tucson next fall," Sporting Ne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Sheriff’s spokeswoman Trish Carter said on Tuesday that the body of Rulon Jessop, 16, of St. George, had been turned over to the Mohave County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy to determine an official cause of death. However, initial indications are that the youth had died from injuries sustained in a fall late Sunday morning. Carter said the boy’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790269@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:30:23 MDT Supreme Court rejects appeal over gay bias case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785554-68/court-case-supreme-freedom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785554-68/court-case-supreme-freedom.html.csp">Supreme Court rejects appeal over gay bias case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JERI CLAUSING </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T13:19:37.351-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 01:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from a studio that refused to photograph a lesbian couple’s commitment ceremony, letting stand a New Mexico high court ruling that helped spur a national debate over gay rights and religious freedom. The justices left in place a unanimous state Supreme Court ruling last year that said Elane Photography violated New Mexico’s Human Rights Act by refusing to photograph the same-sex ceremony “in the same way as if it had refused to photog...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577855542014-04-07T13:19:37.351-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T13:19:37.351-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785554@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:19:37 MDT Utewrap: The week in Utah sports, March 31-April 6 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57783273-59/deck-utah-friday-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57783273-59/deck-utah-friday-saturday.html.csp">Utewrap: The week in Utah sports, March 31-April 6</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T20:41:16.661-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 08:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">GYMNASTICS • Utah sat third after two rotations in Fayetteville, Ark., on Saturday, but snatched the lead with a 49.525 on floor and landed the school’s 28th regional title. Next the No. 5 Red Rocks will go hunting for an elusive 11th national championship banner. For that, they’ll first need to beat three out of No. 1 Florida, No. 4 Alabama, No. 8 UCLA, No. 9 Nebraska and No. 15 Penn State to advance to the Super Six after last year missing the cut for the first time since 1999. ON DECK: NCAA C...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57783273@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 20:41:16 MDT Rules on abortion drugs now on hold in Arizona http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766185-68/arizona-rules-abortion-women.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766185-68/arizona-rules-abortion-women.html.csp">Rules on abortion drugs now on hold in Arizona</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T20:00:02.601-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">PHOENIX • The nation’s most stringent restrictions on the use of abortion drugs are now temporarily on hold one day after going into effect in Arizona. A federal appeals court has granted a temporary stay on new regulations that took effect Tuesday. The ruling came in response to an appeal by Planned Parenthood Arizona and other groups after a federal judge in Tucson refused to temporarily block the rules. The abortion rules were released in January by the Arizona Department of Health Services....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57766185@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:00:02 MDT Grand Canyon seeks ways to manage bison herds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766258-68/bison-park-arizona-canyon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766258-68/bison-park-arizona-canyon.html.csp">Grand Canyon seeks ways to manage bison herds</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T18:39:29.419-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 06:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • The herds of bison roaming the northern reaches of the Grand Canyon are causing headaches for park staff as the animals graze in pristine meadows, trample vegetation, damage cliff dwellings and pollute water sources. The bison were introduced to northern Arizona in the early 1900s as part of a ranching operation to crossbreed them with cattle, creating hybrids known as beefalo or cattalo. The state of Arizona owns and maintains the bison outside the national park, but the anim...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57766258@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:39:29 MDT Stay granted for new Arizona abortion-drug rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766263-68/arizona-rules-women-abortion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766263-68/arizona-rules-women-abortion.html.csp">Stay granted for new Arizona abortion-drug rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ASTRID GALVAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T18:42:02.853-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 06:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • The nation’s most stringent restrictions on the use of abortion drugs are now temporarily on hold one day after going into effect in Arizona. A federal appeals court has granted a temporary stay on new regulations that took effect Tuesday. The ruling came in response to an appeal by Planned Parenthood Arizona and other groups after a federal judge in Tucson refused to temporarily block the rules. The abortion rules were released in January by the Arizona Department of Health Services. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57766263@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:42:02 MDT MLB: Replay rule prominent in D-Backs’ 5-4 win over SF http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57764056-77/run-pollock-scored-diamondbacks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57764056-77/run-pollock-scored-diamondbacks.html.csp">MLB: Replay rule prominent in D-Backs’ 5-4 win over SF</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BOB BAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:45:38.592-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • When should a manager challenge a call? That’s a crucial element of baseball’s new replay rule. Make it at the wrong time, and it can backfire. San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy found that out first hand Tuesday night in the Giants’ 5-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. In the fourth inning, the Diamondbacks’ A.J. Pollock raced home on a passed ball and was called safe by home plate umpire Eric Cooper. Replays showed Giants pitcher Matt Cain appeared to tag Pollock before the runner cr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577640562014-04-03T16:45:38.592-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T16:45:38.592-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57764056@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:45:38 MDT Pac-12: When will league produce Final Four team? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/57753961-221/pac-arizona-final-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/57753961-221/pac-arizona-final-league.html.csp">Pac-12: When will league produce Final Four team?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T13:09:01.886-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 01:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In 2008, when UCLA concluded its three-year run of Final Four appearances, it certainly seemed unlikely that no school from the conference now known as the Pac-12 would reach that stage of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in the next six years. But that's where the league stands, after Arizona lost to Wisconsin in the Elite Eight and UCLA and Stanford were eliminated in the Sweet 16 by Florida and Dayton, respectively. So the question is which Pac-12 program is most likely to become the conf...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753961@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:09:01 MDT MLB ticket price average $27.94 after 2 pct rise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57753881-77/average-percent-season-price.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57753881-77/average-percent-season-price.html.csp">MLB ticket price average $27.94 after 2 pct rise</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T23:26:13.102-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Major League Baseball’s average ticket price rose 2 percent this season to $27.93, the steepest rise since a 5 percent hike in 2009, according to the Team Marketing Report’s annual survey. The average rose 1.8 percent last year after remaining flat in 2012. World Series champion Boston had the highest average, rising 4.8 percent to $52.32. The New York Yankees, who missed the playoffs for just the second time in 19 years, kept their average flat and remained second at $51.55. The Chica...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577538812014-03-31T23:26:13.102-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T23:26:13.102-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753881@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:26:13 MDT 2015 Arizona offensive lineman commits to Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57749878-59/grant-com-twitter-offensive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57749878-59/grant-com-twitter-offensive.html.csp">2015 Arizona offensive lineman commits to Utes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T16:11:33.266-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 04:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; On the University of Utah’s campus this past week during his high school’s spring break, 2015 offensive lineman Jake Grant knew this was a place he could spend four or five years. “It’s a feeling,” Grant, from Scottsdale, Ariz., told The Tribune by telephone Sunday afternoon. “You see it, but you feel it as well.” Former Ute offensive line coach Dan Finn attended one of Horizon High’s games when Grant was only a sophomore, and Ute coaches offered him a scholarship at Utah’s elit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57749878@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:11:33 MDT Police fire pepper spray at Arizona students after NCAA loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57749692-77/officers-police-pepper-arizona.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57749692-77/officers-police-pepper-arizona.html.csp">Police fire pepper spray at Arizona students after NCAA loss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:37:09.413-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tucson, Ariz. • Tucson police shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers Saturday night after the University of Arizona basketball team’s overtime loss to Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament. Fifteen people were arrested for offenses such as resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and unlawful assembly, Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan said. Of those, 14 were released, and one was sent to Pima County jail. He said those who advanc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577496922014-03-30T23:37:09.413-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T23:37:09.413-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57749692@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:37:09 MDT Badgers KO ’Cats http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57748175-77/final-wisconsin-badgers-kaminsky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57748175-77/final-wisconsin-badgers-kaminsky.html.csp">Badgers KO ’Cats</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By beth harris</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:45:03.213-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • Frank Kaminsky carried Wisconsin to the Final Four with 28 points, including six in overtime, as the Badgers defeated Arizona 64-63 in a physical West Region final Saturday night. Kaminsky had 11 rebounds and scored from all over, including three 3-pointers, for the No. 2 seed Badgers (30-7). It’s Wisconsin’s first Final Four appearance since 2000, and first for 69-year-old coach Bo Ryan, who earned his 704th career victory. Nick Johnson had the ball with a chance to win, but h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57748175@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:45:03 MDT Wisconsin beats Arizona 64-63 in OT in West Region http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57748857-68/final-kaminsky-points-wisconsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57748857-68/final-kaminsky-points-wisconsin.html.csp">Wisconsin beats Arizona 64-63 in OT in West Region</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:44:32.73-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • Frank Kaminsky carried Wisconsin to the Final Four with 28 points, including six in overtime, as the Badgers defeated Arizona 64-63 in a physical West Region final Saturday night. Kaminsky had 11 rebounds and scored from all over, including three 3 pointers, for the No. 2 seed Badgers (30-7). It’s Wisconsin’s first Final Four appearance since 2000, and first for 69-year-old coach Bo Ryan, who earned his 704th career victory. Nick Johnson had the ball with a chance to win, but h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577488572014-03-29T23:44:32.73-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-29T23:44:32.73-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57748857@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:44:32 MDT Zona’s Miller, Wisconsin’s Ryan seek Final Four http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745735-77/miller-ryan-arizona-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745735-77/miller-ryan-arizona-coach.html.csp">Zona’s Miller, Wisconsin’s Ryan seek Final Four</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T23:34:02.356-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • Sean Miller has been on Bo Ryan’s radar since the mid-1970s. That’s when the future Arizona coach came to Madison, Wis., for the first time at Ryan’s behest. Miller was a 9-year-old hot shot point guard, and Ryan was a Wisconsin assistant looking for some juice to enliven a night designed to drum up interest in Badgers basketball. He called up Miller’s father, a coach who agreed to send his son from Beaver Falls, Pa., to help out. The young Miller donned a Superman cape made by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577457352014-03-28T23:34:02.356-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T23:34:02.356-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745735@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:34:02 MDT College basketball: Wisconsin, Arizona advance to Elite Eight in West Region http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57740905-77/wisconsin-final-baylor-badgers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57740905-77/wisconsin-final-baylor-badgers.html.csp">College basketball: Wisconsin, Arizona advance to Elite Eight in West Region</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T23:17:12.061-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • Ben Brust and his Wisconsin teammates got oodles of open shots while they sliced and diced Baylor’s vaunted zone defense. When the Bears had the ball, 7-foot Frank Kaminsky always seemed to be right in their way. Brust, Kaminsky and their Badgers realize they dominated Baylor in a 69-52 victory Thursday night because of a coach who always puts them in the right spots. Bo Ryan has never been to college basketball’s final weekend, but the Badgers are thrilled to put him on the br...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577409052014-03-27T23:17:12.061-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T23:17:12.061-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57740905@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 23:17:12 MDT Pac-12: Big night for conference in NCAA Tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/57738509-221/tournament-matchup-ncaa-ucla.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/57738509-221/tournament-matchup-ncaa-ucla.html.csp">Pac-12: Big night for conference in NCAA Tournament</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T18:13:39.864-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 06:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thursday is a big night for the Pac-12, with three conference schools involved in the four games being staged in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Stanford and UCLA both play in Memphis, Tenn., where they could meet in an Elite Eight matchup Saturday. Arizona is in Anaheim, Calif. A quick look at the three games:Stanford vs. Dayton, 5:15 p.m. MDTThe No. 10-seeded Cardinal advanced to the Sweet 16 with upsets of No. 7 New Mexico and No. 2 Kansas, and now they're favored against the No. 11 Fly...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57738509@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:13:39 MDT