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Hot ‘n’ not Jan. 28

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Carlos Herrera / The Daily Wildcat Freshman forward LaBrittney Jones jumps for a two point shot during Arizona’s 64-79 loss against Cal at McKale Center on Monday, Jan. 20. T

The No. 1 Arizona men’s basketball team made history Sunday night by breaking the modern school record for winning streak with 20 wins. The Wildcats beat Utah 65-56, and the win was Arizona’s 100th since 2010-11. Arizona also moved up to second in the latest NCAA RPI rankings, up from No. 3 last week. The Wildcats have been ranked No. 1 by the voters for eight weeks in a row.

The UA men’s tennis team finished its opening home weekend 2-0 after routing UC Riverside 7-0 on Sunday. It is now 4-4 this year.

Arizona women’s tennis dominated its home opener against NAU 7-0. This is its seventh consecutive opening day victory.

Former Wildcat quarterback Nick Foles took home the Offensive MVP of the 2014 Pro Bowl award on Sunday night.

Arizona women’s basketball team is currently on an eight-game losing streak after dropping road games against Colorado and Utah over the weekend. The team lost 68-47 to Colorado on Friday and 60-57 to Utah on Sunday.

Arizona baseball did not make it to the Perfect Game USA preseason top 25 rankings. Pac-12 conference teams No. 3 Oregon State, No. 8 UCLA, No. 9 Oregon and No. 18 ASU made the list.

The Arizona men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were swept in the Bay Area over the weekend. Cal defeated the men 206-92 and the women 190-109. On Friday, Stanford beat the women 158-137 and the men 185-113.

The weather conditions for the Super Bowl have become a major talking point. Coaches for the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks said that they are not concerned about game day, but are worried about the weather during practice week because they might not be able to prepare the way they want if they have to practice indoors.

—Follow Rose Aly Valenzuela @RoseAlyVal

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