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Arizona heads home after loss to Houston, but a question remains: Will Bennedict Mathurin be back?

The No. 5 seed Houston Cougars eliminated the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats on Thursday in the Sweet 16. Star guard Bennedict Mathurin is unsure of whether he will return to Tucson next season or declare for the 2022 NBA Draft.


Extinction is forever: Seed banks build biodiversity in the face of climate change

With changing environments and weather conditions, some plants have a hard time adapting to change and could become endangered and eventually extinct. Seed banks are preserving species and helping secure biodiversity within our changing environment.


Former ASU guard Remy Martin keys national championship hopes for Jayhawks

PHOENIX – Closing his college career at Kansas, guard Remy Martin changes national championship hopes for Jayhawks after leaving Arizona State.


GCU swimming and diving program’s international culture fosters athletic, personal growth

PHOENIX - The Grand Canyon University swimming and diving program has built an international culture where athletes experience other cultures in addition to their own thanks to teammates.


Recycling solar panels is complicated. Here’s how one Yuma company does it.

YUMA – We Recycle Solar in Yuma is recycling solar panel waste, but there is more to be done to ensure a safe and eco-friendly process as solar power gains popularity worldwide and its waste grows.


Bittersweet exit for Sam Thomas as Arizona women eliminated in NCAA Tournament

TUCSON – It was a sad day for sixth-year senior Sam Thomas, as Arizona suffered another slow start against North Carolina, and this time it came back to bite the Wildcats. The Tar Heels dominated in all facets during a lopsided 63-45 victory that propelled North Carolina to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2015.


Valley restaurant owners expect boost from baseball’s Cactus League

PHOENIX – Valley restaurant owners breathed a sigh of relief when baseball owners and players settled their labor dispute in time for a shortened Cactus League spring training season.


Friends first: Perry-Hamilton title game bigger than basketball for rival coaches

PHOENIX – Perry High coach Sam Duane and Hamilton’s Doug Harris faced off to decide Arizona’s 6A boys basketball championship. It was a surreal moment for the close friends.


Sister act: Thomas siblings square off in Arizona women’s NCAA Tournament victory over UNLV

TUCSON – Despite an early scare from UNLV, Arizona pushed past the Lady Rebels with a dominant fourth quarter filled with efficient offense and solid defense. Sam Thomas was a major contributor for the Wildcats defensively, grabbing steals and blocking shots in a game that featured sister Jade on the UNLV bench.


GCU men fall to rival New Mexico State in WAC Tournament semifinal

LAS VEGAS - After defeating New Mexico State in the 2021 WAC Tournament finals, the Aggies got the better of GCU in this year's semifinals, winning 75-70.


Showdown: After resilient win over Sam Houston, GCU set for rival New Mexico State

LAS VEGAS – After a resilient back-and-forth win against Sam Houston, GCU will now play New Mexico State for the fourth straight time in the WAC Tournament.


‘Life masks’ created to keep stories of the Holocaust alive

SCOTTSDALE – Artist Robert Sutz casts the faces of Holocaust survivors, liberators and righteous gentiles into “life masks” to preserve their stories.