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Mike Luke is the second most famous descendant of Crete, Nebraska fame, a haven for basketball knowledge that also produced Oregon head coach Dana Altman. But around these parts, we don't talk about Altman. We talk Wildcats. And Wildcat talk is Mike's obsession. An information junkie, Mike quickly earned on-air radio opportunities and made the most of them with a depth of understanding rare on Tucson's airwaves with his numerous contributions to the UA flagship station. That vast...let's call it what it is...obsessively geeky desire to delve into Wildcat lore: past, present and future, has been an invaluable asset for listeners on the radio. Now he brings that untethered knowledge to PHNX. If you want to know about the Wildcats, this is the place. And Mike is the guy.
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Which 2023 football recruits is Arizona prioritizing?

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The University of Arizona may not have any players selected in the NFL Draft, but we still compiled a list of the top-10 Wildcats NFL graduates.

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If the Arizona Wildcats are to maintain their elite status next season, several players will need to step up.

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By Mike Luke It’s easy to forget the turmoil that enveloped Arizona athletics in the months before the school hired Dave Heeke as athletic director. Here’s a refresher: April 2015: Track and field coach Craig Carter was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was later convicted and sentenced to five years in prison. January 2016:...

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