2010–11 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team

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2010–11 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball
University of Arizona Block A.svg
Pac-10 Regular Season Champions
NCAA Tournament, Elite Eight
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #18
AP #17
2010–11 record 30–8 (14–4 Pac-10)
Head coach Sean Miller
Assistant coach Archie Miller
Assistant coach James Whitford
Assistant coach Emanuel Richardson
Home arena McKale Center
Seasons
« 2009–10 2011–12 »
2010–11 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#17 Arizona 14 4   .778     30 8   .789
UCLA 13 5   .722     23 11   .676
#23 Washington 11 7   .611     24 11   .686
USC 10 8   .556     19 15   .559
California 10 8   .556     18 15   .545
Washington State 9 9   .500     22 13   .629
Oregon 7 11   .389     21 18   .538
Stanford 7 11   .389     15 16   .484
Oregon State 5 13   .278     11 20   .355
Arizona State 4 14   .222     12 19   .387
2011 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of March 30, 2011[1]; Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 2010–11 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team represented the University of Arizona during the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Wildcats, led by second year head coach Sean Miller, played their home games at the McKale Center and are members of the Pacific-10 Conference. Miller was named the Pac-10 Conference 2011 John R. Wooden Coach of the Year. The Wildcats finished the regular season 25–6, 14–4 in Pac-10 play to be regular season conference champions and lost in the championship game of the 2011 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to Washington. They received an at-large bid in the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, as the No. 5 seed in the West Regional, where they defeated Memphis in the second round, Texas in the third round, and Duke in the round of sixteen.

Recruits[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Daniel Bejarano
SG
Phoenix, Arizona North High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Oct 9, 2009 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 93
Jesse Perry
SF
St. Louis, Missouri John A. Logan Community College (IL) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Mar 28, 2010 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 93
Jordin Mayes
SG
Los Angeles, California Westchester 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Feb 1, 2010 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 92
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: NR   Rivals: NR  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 7, 2010* 4:00 pm Augustana College McKale CenterTucson, AZ W 70–59  11,985
Regular Season
November 14, 2010* 3:00 pm Idaho State McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KWBA/FSAZ W 90–42  12,142 1–0
November 18, 2010* 6:30 pm New Mexico State McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSAZ W 83–57  13,590 2–0
November 21, 2010* 3:00 pm Northern Colorado McKale Center • Tucson, AZ
(IBN Las Vegas Invitational)
KWBA/FSAZ W 93–70  12,057 3–0
November 23, 2010* 6:30 pm Bethune–Cookman McKale Center • Tucson, AZ
(IBN Las Vegas Invitational)
FCS W 78–45  11,762 4–0
November 26, 2010* 7:30 pm vs. Santa Clara Orleans ArenaParadise, NV
(IBN Las Vegas Invitational)
KWBA W 82–59  4,010 5–0
November 27, 2010* 7:30 pm vs. #6 Kansas Orleans Arena • Paradise, NV
(IBN Las Vegas Invitational)
ESPN2 L 79–87  5,120 5–1
December 1, 2010* 6:00 pm at Rice Tudor FieldhouseHouston, TX CBSCS W 84–57  2,680 6–1
December 5, 2010* 2:00 pm Oklahoma McKale Center • Tucson, AZ
(Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series)
FSN W 83–60  13,025 7–1
December 8, 2010* 6:30 pm Cal State Fullerton McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KWBA/FCS W 73–62  12,199 8–1
December 11, 2010* 4:00 pm vs. #18 BYU EnergySolutions ArenaSalt Lake City, UT BYUTV L 65–87  15,814 8–2
December 16, 2010* 8:30 pm Northern Arizona McKale Center • Tucson, AZ
(Fiesta Bowl Basketball Classic)
FSAZ W 63–58  13,557 9–2
December 19, 2010* 2:30 pm at North Carolina State RBC CenterRaleigh, NC FSN W 72–62  16,119 10–2
December 22, 2010* 6:30 pm Robert Morris McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KWBA/FSAZ W 82–56  13,982 11–2
December 30, 2010 8:00 pm at Oregon McArthur CourtEugene, OR KWBA W 76–57  6,498 12–2 (1–0)
January 2, 2011 8:00 pm at Oregon State Gill ColiseumCorvallis, OR FSN L 75–76  5,218 12–3 (1–1)
January 6, 2011 8:30 pm California McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSN W 73–71  13,863 13–3 (2–1)
January 9, 2011 12:30 pm Stanford McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSAZ W 67–57  14,374 14–3 (3–1)
January 15, 2011 12:30 pm Arizona State McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSN W 80–69  14,601 15–3 (4–1)
January 20, 2011 8:30 pm at #20 Washington #25 Alaska Airlines ArenaSeattle, WA FSN L 68–85  10,000 15–4 (4–2)
January 22, 2011 8:30 pm at Washington State #25 Beasley ColiseumPullman, WA FSAZ W 65–63  8,850 16–4 (5–2)
January 27, 2011 7:00 pm UCLA McKale Center • Tucson, AZ ESPN2 W 85–74  14,528 17–4 (6–2)
January 29, 2011 5:30 pm USC McKale Center • Tucson, AZ KWBA/FSAZ W 82–73  14,613 18–4 (7–2)
February 3, 2011 7:00 pm at Stanford #21 Maples PavilionStanford, CA KWBA/FSAZ W 78–69  5,532 19–4 (8–2)
February 5, 2011 6:00 pm at California #21 Haas PavilionBerkeley, CA KWBA/FSAZ W 107–105 3OT 9,723 20–4 (9–2)
February 13, 2011 7:00 pm at Arizona State #15 Wells Fargo ArenaTempe, AZ FSN W 67–52  10,189 21–4 (10–2)
February 17, 2011 6:30 pm Washington State #12 McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSN W 79–70  14,456 22–4 (11–2)
February 19, 2011 4:00 pm Washington #12 McKale Center • Tucson, AZ ESPN W 87–86  14,619 23–4 (12–2)
February 24, 2011 8:30 pm at USC #10 Galen CenterLos Angeles, CA KWBA/FSAZ+ L 57–65  6,857 23–5 (12–3)
February 26, 2011 2:00 pm at UCLA #10 Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA FSN L 49–71  11,986 23–6 (12–4)
March 3, 2011 7:00 pm Oregon State #18 McKale Center • Tucson, AZ FSN W 70–59  14,588 24–6 (13–4)
March 5, 2011 12:00 pm Oregon #18 McKale Center • Tucson, AZ CBS W 90–82  14,605 25–6 (14–4)
Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
March 10, 2011 3:30 pm vs. Oregon State #16 Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Quarterfinals)
FSN W 78–69  10,782 26–6
March 11, 2011 7:00 pm vs. USC #16 Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Semifinals)
FSN W 67–62  13,190 27–6
March 12, 2011 3:00 pm vs. Washington #16 Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Championship Game)
CBS L 75–77 OT 12,074 27–7
NCAA Tournament
March 18, 2011* 12:45 pm vs. Memphis #17 BOK CenterTulsa, OK
(Second Round)
CBS W 77–75  12,631 28–7
March 20, 2011* 6:10 pm vs. #8 Texas #17 BOK Center • Tulsa, OK
(Third Round)
TNT W 70–69  15,839 29–7
March 24, 2011* 7:45 pm vs. #3 Duke #17 Honda CenterAnaheim, CA
(Sweet Sixteen)
CBS W 93–77  17,890 30–7
March 26, 2011* 5:05 pm vs. #9 Connecticut #17 Honda Center • Anaheim, CA
(Elite Eight)
CBS L 63–65  17,856 30–8
*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
G 0 Wise, DondreDondre Wise 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 214 lb (97 kg) Jr Houston, Texas
C 1 Natyazhko, KyrylKyryl Natyazhko 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 264 lb (120 kg) So Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
G 4 Bejarano, DanielDaniel Bejarano 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 208 lb (94 kg) Fr Phoenix, Arizona
G/F 3 Parrom, KevinKevin Parrom 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Bronx, New York
G 5 Arvizu, RobertRobert Arvizu 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 182 lb (83 kg) Fr Phoenix, Arizona
G 12 Jones, LamontLamont Jones 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 196 lb (89 kg) So Harlem, New York
G 20 Mayes, JordinJordin Mayes 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Los Angeles, California
G 21 Fogg, KyleKyle Fogg 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Brea, California
F 23 Williams, DerrickDerrick Williams 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 241 lb (109 kg) So La Mirada, California
G 24 Lavender, BrendonBrendon Lavender 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Mesa, Arizona
F 33 Perry, JesseJesse Perry 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr St. Louis, Missouri
F 42 Horne, JamelleJamelle Horne 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 224 lb (102 kg) Sr San Diego, California
G 44 Hill, SolomonSolomon Hill 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 226 lb (103 kg) So Los Angeles, California
C 50 Jacobson, AlexAlex Jacobson 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 251 lb (114 kg) Jr Brea, California
F 52 Wiepking, MaxMax Wiepking 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Englewood, Colorado
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2011-3-21

Awards[edit]

Lamont Jones
Derrick Williams
Sean Miller

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pac-10 Standings - 2010-11". ESPN. Retrieved February 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ "2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings". ESPN. Retrieved February 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ Williams Named Pac-10 Player of the Week. Sophomore forward claims honor for third time this season. arizonawildcats.com (2011-02-21).
  4. ^ Arizona Basketball: Honors continue to pour in for Williams. Azstarnet.com (2011-03-31). Retrieved on 2012-07-09.
  5. ^ Jimmer Fredette named Sporting News' 2011 College Basketball Player of the Year – NCAA Basketball – Sporting News. Aol.sportingnews.com (2011-03-22). Retrieved on 2012-07-09.
  6. ^ USBWA > News > Men's All-America Team. Sportswriters.net (2011-03-14). Retrieved on 2012-07-09.
  7. ^ Williams an NABC All-American – University of Arizona Wildcats Official Athletic Site. Arizonawildcats.com (2011-04-03). Retrieved on 2012-07-09.
  8. ^ Williams Earns District Player-of-the-Year Kudos from USBWA – University of Arizona Wildcats Official Athletic Site. Arizonawildcats.com (2011-03-11). Retrieved on 2012-07-09.
  9. ^ Wooden Award. Wooden Award. Retrieved on 2012-07-09.
  10. ^ "BYU's Fredette headlines SI.com's national awards, All-Americas". CNN. March 9, 2011. 
  11. ^ Goodman, Jeff (Mar 7, 2011). "Goodman's 2010–11 All-America teams". Fox Sports (Fox Sports Interactive Media). Retrieved June 21, 2011.