Arizona Women's Basketball

Arizona Women’s Basketball: Press Conference with Adia Barnes

Arizona came into last week ranked No. 6 in the country with games against No. 1 Stanford and California, which the Wildcats lost to last season on Senior Night.

Arizona was able to split the week, losing to top-ranked Stanford 81-54, then taking care of business against Cal in a 69-33 to finish off the week.

After the split, Arizona dropped one stop in the polls from No. 6 to No. 7 with a road trip to the Washington schools. Its game Friday at Washington is postponed because of positive COVID-19 cases in the Huskies’ program. The Wildcats are still scheduled to play at Washington State on Sunday.

Here’s coach Adia Barnes talking about the team’s upcoming games and what they need to do to prepare for the trip:

Arizona freshman Lauren Ware came into the program as a top recruit with high expectations and has lived up to a five-star status by averaging 6.6 points and 6.0 rebounds with 11 blocks this season.

Here’s Ware talking about her growth as a freshman and discussing what she’s learned from playing against the best the Pac-12 conference has to offer:

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ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com writer Troy Hutchison hails from Tucson and is a lifelong Arizona Wildcats follower. He has been involved in sports journalism over the last two years while taking communications courses at Pima Community College.

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