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Sonoran Hot Reads: Aaron Gordon participating in NBA Slam Dunk contest

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While it's not official yet,'s Chris Haynes has been told that former Arizona Wildcat Aaron Gordon is going to take part in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest next weekend in Toronto. Gordon will go up against Zach Lavine, Andre Drummond, and Will Barton. I'd guess that Lavine is the clear favorite for this event, but it'll be fun to see a former Arizona player in the mix and throwing down.

Arizona beat Washington State 79-64


- Wednesday may have been all about the scholarship guys, but preferred walk-on Isaac Steele is ready to earn himself one by switching to corner and playing at Arizona next year

- Speaking of National Signing Day, here is our free list of everyone who signed, along with profiles for each player

- ESPN gave the Wildcats a grade of C+ for their efforts on Wednesday. You know what class wasn't so great? The 2012 one

- Arizona also got to work on the 2018 class, offering Brendan Radley-Hiles

- See you again in a year old friend:

Other sports

- Hockey is ranked 15th in the ACHA as the national tournament draws near

- Katiyana Mauga is one of 50 players on the USA Softball Player of the Year "Watch List"

- Rafael Quintero won his second-straight Pac-12 Diver of the Month honor

- Men's tennis was out doing good things for the community

- Shelby Edwards gives the inside scoop on what it's like to be a GymCat

Tucson news

- Tucson is making national news thanks to a recent sighting of "El Jefe", the country's only known wild jaguar

- A guy found a human skull while out on a hike

- A few local school districts are struggling to find teachers