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Ryan Revock / The Daily Wildcat Penina Snuka (left) and Madi Kingdon (right) dive to try to return the ball on Suday at the McKale Center.

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Wildcat hockey beat No. 1 Minot State 3-2 last Friday, Arizona’s first win over a top-ranked team.

Arizona soccer capped the season by defeating ASU 2-0 and knocking the Sun Devils out of the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats finished the season 9-7-4 overall and 4-6-1 in the Pac-12 Conference.

No. 6 Arizona basketball earned a win in its season opener on Friday night, defeating Cal Poly 73-62 and blasting Long Beach State 91-57 on Monday.

Sophomore punter Drew Riggleman was named Special Teams Player of the Week by the Arizona coaching staff for the second straight week. Riggleman punted five times against UCLA for a total of 259 yards and averaged 51.8 yards per kick, which is the best single-game average he’s had so far.

Arizona women’s tennis players Akilah James and Lacey Smyth defeated UC Irvine’s Kat Facey and Ali Facey 8-4 on Friday afternoon during the Weinman Invitational at the University of Hawaii Tennis Complex.

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Arizona football lost to No. 19 UCLA 31-26 on Saturday on Homecoming Weekend, likely ending the Wildcats’ Pac-12 Conference South championship hopes.

Long Beach State men’s basketball shot an ice-cold 27 percent from the field, going 17-for-63, in its loss to Arizona on Monday.

Arizona indoor volleyball was swept by No. 3 Washington on Sunday afternoon at McKale Center in its first Pac-12 home loss.

The Arizona men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams fell to USC on Saturday afternoon. The women lost 167-133, and the men lost 172-128.

Arizona women’s basketball lost both its opening weekend games in overtime — 82-75 to Iona on Friday and 73-71 to Michigan on Saturday.

The Miami Dolphins were bullied by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, losing their first game since the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin scandal broke. Tampa Bay beat Miami 22-19 on Monday to get its first win of the season.

— Follow Rose Aly Valenzuela @RoseAlyVal

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