Arizona has reached a deal with Texas-Rio Grande Valley for a Nov. 11 game at McKale Center, nearing completion of its 2021-2022 non-conference schedule.
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Arizona adds UTRGV game
The Vaqueros, who were 9-10 overall and 2-5 at the WAC last season, will sit last in Arizona for a guaranteed game that is unique on the schedule.
The Wildcats earlier struck a deal for a two-year series with Tennessee, starting next season on Dec. 22 in Knoxville, though the series is still not under official contract.
The Pac-12 have yet to announce AU conference matches next season, but the first two will be scheduled around the conference football championship weekend (December 1-5) and the 18 others will be played in the traditional format starting in New Years.
Assistant coach job displayed
Arizona posted two vacancies last week, one for its final opening as an assistant coach and the other for a basketball operations assistant.
The Assistant Coach display lists a minimum requirement of “one year of coaching or gaming experience at the college level or above”, while the preferred qualification listed is a Masters “in Exercise and Sport Science. , physiology, kinesiology, nutrition and fitness, physical education, business, marketing, sales, sports management or related field. “