Wildcats fans will remember this day for a long time. First, the football team pulled off an unbelievable comeback win over Nevada, and right afterwards, the basketball team followed suit to win a stunner over No. 5 Florida.
Score: Arizona 49, Nevada 48
Star(s): Arizona: Matt Scott (QB) 382 Pass Yds, 4 Tot TD. Ka’Deem Carey (RB) 28 Car, 172 Yds, 3 TD. Austin Hill (WR) 8 Rec, 172 Yds, 2 TD.
Story: The Wildcats pulled off an unbelievable comeback against Nevada to win the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. Arizona recovered an onside kick, which allowed Matt Scott to throw his second touchdown in less than two minutes to defeat the Wolf Pack. Ka’Deem Carey, the nation’s leading rusher, ran for 172 yards and three touchdowns.
Score: No. 8 Arizona 65, No. 5 Florida 64
Star(s): Arizona: Solomon Hill 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk. Florida: Mike Rosario 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast
Story: The Wildcat basketball team pulled off its best impersonation of the Wildcat football team Saturday night. Down six points with less than a minute to go against the No. 5 Gators, Mark Lyons capped off Arizona’s furious comeback with a game winning layup in the final seconds to complete the historic day for the Wildcats.