2009–10 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team

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2009–10 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball
University of Arizona Block A.svg
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
2009–10 record 16–15 (10–8 Pac-10)
Head coach Sean Miller
Assistant coach Archie Miller
Assistant coach James Whitford
Assistant coach Emanuel Richardson
Home arena McKale Center
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
y-California 13 5   .722     24 11   .686
Arizona State 12 6   .667     22 11   .667
†-Washington 11 7   .611     26 10   .722
Arizona 10 8   .556     16 15   .516
USC* 8 10   .444     16 14   .533
Oregon State 8 10   .444     14 18   .438
UCLA 8 10   .444     14 18   .438
Stanford 7 11   .389     14 17   .452
Oregon 7 11   .389     16 16   .500
Washington State 6 12   .333     16 15   .516
2010 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of March 25

, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll
* Ineligible for conference tournament
y-Clinched conference championship

The 2009–10 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team represented the University of Arizona during the 2009–10 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Wildcats, led by first year head coach Sean Miller, played their home games at the McKale Center and are members of the Pacific-10 Conference.

Recruiting class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Solomon Hill
SF
Los Angeles, California Fairfax High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Nov 11, 2009 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 92
Lamont Jones
SG
Harlem, New York Oak Hill Academy (VA) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jun 24, 2009 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 88
Kyryl Natyazhko
C
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine IMG Academy (FL) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (110 kg) Apr 13, 2009 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 94
Kevin Parrom
SF
Bronx, New York South Kent High School (CT) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) May 3, 2009 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 91
Derrick Williams
PF
La Mirada, California La Mirada High School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jun 29, 2009 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 92
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 12   Rivals: 12  ESPN: NR
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
November 4, 2009* 7:00 pm Augustana McKale CenterTucson, AZ W 92–76  13,202
November 10, 2009* 7:00 pm Western New Mexico McKale Center • Tucson, AZ W 96–55  13,348
Regular Season
November 15, 2009* 3:00 pm Northern Arizona McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KWBA/FSAZ W 87–70  13,448 1–0
November 19, 2009* 8:30 pm Rice McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSAZ W 66–49  13,531 2–0
November 23, 2009* 10:00 pm vs. Wisconsin Lahaina Civic CenterMaui, HI
(Maui Invitational First Round)
ESPN2 L 61–65  2,400 2–1
November 24, 2009* 2:00 pm vs. Colorado Lahaina Civic Center • Maui, HI
(Maui Invitational loser bracket)
ESPN2 W 91–87 OT 2,400 3–1
November 25, 2009* 5:00 pm vs. #24 Vanderbilt Lahaina Civic Center • Maui, HI
(Maui Invitational 5th place game)
ESPNU L 72–84  2,400 3–2
December 2, 2009* 7:00 pm #21 UNLV McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KGUN/FSAZ L 72–74 2OT 13,485 3–3
December 6, 2009* 5:00 pm at Oklahoma Lloyd Noble CenterNorman, OK
(Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series)
ESPNU L 62–79  7,763 3–4
December 9, 2009* 9:00 pm Louisiana Tech McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KWBA/FSAZ W 83–67  13,270 4–4
December 12, 2009* 8:00 pm at San Diego State Viejas ArenaSan Diego, CA The Mtn. L 46–63  12,414 4–5
December 21, 2009* 7:00 pm Lipscomb McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FCS W 83–82 OT 12,972 5–5
December 23, 2009* 8:30 pm NC State McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSN W 76–74  12,809 6–5
December 28, 2009* 7:00 pm BYU McKale Center • Tucson, AZ
(Fiesta Bowl Basketball Classic)
KGUN/FCS L 69–99  13,992 6–6
December 31, 2009 4:00 pm at USC Galen CenterLos Angeles, CA FSAZ L 50–56  4,823 6–7 (0–1)
January 2, 2010 11:00 am at UCLA Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA CBS W 77–63  8,681 7–7 (1–1)
January 8, 2010 6:30 pm Washington State McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KGUN/FSAZ L 76–78  12,758 7–8 (1–2)
January 10, 2010 3:30 pm #22 Washington McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KWBA/FSAZ W 87–70  12,899 8–8 (2–2)
January 14, 2010 4:30 pm at Oregon State Gill ColiseumCorvallis, OR L 64–67  7,472 8–9 (2–3)
January 16, 2010 2:30 pm at Oregon McArthur CourtEugene, OR FSN W 74–60  7,641 9–9 (3–3)
January 23, 2010 7:30 pm at Arizona State Wells Fargo ArenaTempe, AZ FSAZ W 77–58  13,966 10–9 (4–3)
January 28, 2010 6:00 pm Stanford McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FCS W 76–68  14,563 11–9 (5–3)
January 31, 2010 1:30 pm California McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSN W 76–72  14,629 12–9 (6–3)
February 4, 2010 8:30 pm at Washington Bank of America ArenaSeattle, WA FSN L 75–81  9,917 12–10 (6–4)
February 6, 2010 6:30 pm at Washington State Beasley ColiseumPullman, WA FSAZ L 60–78  8,135 12–11 (6–5)
February 11, 2010 8:30 pm Oregon McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSN W 70–57  14,496 13–11 (7–5)
February 13, 2010 6:00 pm Oregon State McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KWBA/FCS L 55–63  14,566 13–12 (7–6)
February 21, 2010 3:30 pm Arizona State McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSN L 69–73  14,631 13–13 (7–7)
February 25, 2010 7:00 pm at California Haas PavilionBerkeley, CA ESPN L 71–95  10,545 13–14 (7–8)
February 27, 2010 5:00 pm at Stanford Maples PavilionStanford, CA W 71–69  7,106 14–14 (8–8)
March 4, 2010 8:30 pm UCLA McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSN W 78–73  14,407 15–14 (9–8)
March 6, 2010 11:30 am USC McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KWBA/FSAZ W 86–84 2OT 14,591 16–14 (10–8)
Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
March 11, 2010 1:00 pm vs. UCLA Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Quarterfinals)
FSN L 69–75  12,125 16–15
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

Roster[edit]

2010–11 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
C 1 Natyazhko, KyrylKyryl Natyazhko 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Fr Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
G 3 Parrom, KevinKevin Parrom 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Bronx, New York
G 12 Jones, LamontLamont Jones 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Harlem, New York
G 13 Wise, NicNic Wise 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Houston, Texas
G 20 Wise, DondreDondre Wise 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Houston, Texas
G 21 Fogg, KyleKyle Fogg 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Brea, California
F 23 Williams, DerrickDerrick Williams 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Fr La Mirada, California
G 24 Lavender, BrendonBrendon Lavender 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Mesa, Arizona
F 42 Horne, JamelleJamelle Horne 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr San Diego, California
F 44 Hill, SolomonSolomon Hill 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Fr Los Angeles, California
C 50 Jacobson, AlexAlex Jacobson 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 245 lb (111 kg) So Brea, California
F 52 Wiepking, MaxMax Wiepking 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Fr Englewood, Colorado
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: July 4, 2011

Awards[edit]

Derrick Williams
Nic Wise