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Sonoran Hot Reads: Tom Izzo wins 500th career game in Wooden Legacy Tournament

Plenty of interesting things from day one in Fullerton

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Day one of the Wooden Legacy is in the books, and plenty of interesting things happened, including the Arizona Wildcats narrowly avoiding the upset of the season. The most historic of the things that happened though was Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo earning his 500th career win in a blowout of Boston College. Denzel Valentine also notched a triple-double in that game, and the Spartans will face Boise State on Friday after the Broncos beat UC-Irvine

- On Arizona's side of the bracket, Providence got by a pesky Evansville team, and did so with more than just Kris Dunn, although the All-American Friar looked like he could do some serious damage to the Wildcats.

- Speaking of Dunn, Jeff Goodman explores what has led the Providence guard to this point in his life, and how he has become the person he is now. He's been to some dark places

- Here are five things Arizona fans should be thankful for courtesy of Adam Green

Football

- Texas Tech beat Texas by faking a damn kneel down

- Here's the full TV schedule for the non-Arizona week of college football

Other sports

- Throwback Thursday caught up with former GymCat Randi Liljenquist Acosta

Volleyball fell to Oregon State on Wednesday

Tucson news

- A bunch of people showed up at PACC to walk the dogs. Pretty cool