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Fans react: Pride, excitement for the future of UA WBB

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TUCSON - It was a heartbreaking one-point loss for the University of Arizona women's basketball team in San Antonio.

Students and alumni packed the bars on University Boulevard and while they hoped for a different result, the main feeling after this women's team run was pride.

"I'm proud of our women's team. I thought they did really well, they put in the effort, they put in the work," said Leena Idris, a student t UA. "We really tried with our defense, our offense was really good. It was a sad loss, a one-point game but we really tried our best and I'm really proud of our women's team for going that far."

With six seconds left and a chance to win it all, the cats came up just short. But the progress made this season, has fans believing more is coming in the future.

"I've seen them and I've cheered for them even when they weren't in March Madness, so to see the progress that they've made in such a short amount of time is just incredible," said Alex Fleece, a University of Arizona alumni. "I know they have so many big things coming up for them in the future."

When asked what they expect for next years team fans repeated:

"They'll win it all."

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Mark Mingura

Mark Mingura joined KVOA as a Multi Media Journalist in October 2019. Originally from the valley and with ties to Tucson, Mark is excited to get back to his home state and tell the stories of the Old Pueblo.

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