2010–11 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team

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 win the twelfth Pac-10 regular season championship title for first time since 2005 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.

2010–11 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball
Arizona Wildcats logo.svg
Pac-10 Regular Season Champions
NCAA Tournament, Elite Eight
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
APNo. 17
2010–11 record30–8 (14–4 Pac-10)
Head coachSean Miller (2nd season)
Assistant coachArchie Miller
Assistant coachJames Whitford
Assistant coachEmanuel Richardson
Home arenaMcKale Center
Seasons
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]

Contents

RecruitsEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
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 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/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 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/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 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/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:

  • "ESPN". ESPN.com.
  • "2010 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.

RosterEdit

2010–11 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Dondre Wise (W) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 214 lb (97 kg) Jr Houston, Texas
C 1 Kyryl Natyazhko 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 264 lb (120 kg) So Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
G 2 Daniel Bejarano 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 208 lb (94 kg) Fr Phoenix, Arizona
G/F 3 Kevin Parrom 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Bronx, New York
G 5 Robert Arvizu (W) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 182 lb (83 kg) Fr Phoenix, Arizona
G 12 Lamont Jones 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 196 lb (89 kg) So Harlem, New York
G 20 Jordin Mayes 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Los Angeles, California
G 21 Kyle Fogg 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Brea, California
F 23 Derrick Williams 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 241 lb (109 kg) So La Mirada, California
G 24 Brendon Lavender 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Mesa, Arizona
F 33 Jesse Perry 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr St. Louis, Missouri
F 42 Jamelle Horne 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 224 lb (102 kg) Sr San Diego, California
G 44 Solomon Hill 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 226 lb (103 kg) So Los Angeles, California
C 50 Alex Jacobson 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 251 lb (114 kg) Jr Brea, California
F 52 Max Wiepking (W) 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

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Derrick Williams Kyryl Natyazhko Alex Jacobson
PF Jesse Perry Jamelle Horne
SF Solomon Hill Kevin Parrom Max Wiepking
SG Kyle Fogg Brendon Lavender Daniel Bejarano
PG Lamont Jones Jordin Mayes Dondre Wise Robert Arvizu

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 7, 2010*
4:00 pm
Augustana College W 70–59 
McKale Center (11,985)
Tucson, AZ
Non-conference regular season
November 14, 2010*
3:00 pm, KWBA/FSAZ
Idaho State W 90–42  1–0
McKale Center (12,142)
Tucson, AZ
November 18, 2010*
6:30 pm, FSAZ
New Mexico State W 83–57  2–0
McKale Center (13,590)
Tucson, AZ
November 21, 2010*
3:00 pm, KWBA/FSAZ
Northern Colorado
IBN Las Vegas Invitational
W 93–70  3–0
McKale Center (12,057)
Tucson, AZ
November 23, 2010*
6:30 pm, FCS
Bethune–Cookman
IBN Las Vegas Invitational
W 78–45  4–0
McKale Center (11,762)
Tucson, AZ
November 26, 2010*
7:30 pm, KWBA
vs. Santa Clara
IBN Las Vegas Invitational
W 82–59  5–0
Orleans Arena (4,010)
Paradise, NV
November 27, 2010*
7:30 pm, ESPN2
vs. No. 6 Kansas
IBN Las Vegas Invitational
L 79–87  5–1
Orleans Arena (5,120)
Paradise, NV
December 1, 2010*
6:00 pm, CBSCS
at Rice W 84–57  6–1
Tudor Fieldhouse (2,680)
Houston, TX
December 5, 2010*
2:00 pm, FSN
Oklahoma
Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series
W 83–60  7–1
McKale Center (13,025)
Tucson, AZ
December 8, 2010*
6:30 pm, KWBA/FCS
Cal State Fullerton W 73–62  8–1
McKale Center (12,199)
Tucson, AZ
December 11, 2010*
4:00 pm, BYUTV
vs. No. 18 BYU L 65–87  8–2
EnergySolutions Arena (15,814)
Salt Lake City, UT
December 16, 2010*
8:30 pm, FSAZ
Northern Arizona
Fiesta Bowl Basketball Classic
W 63–58  9–2
McKale Center (13,557)
Tucson, AZ
December 19, 2010*
2:30 pm, FSN
at North Carolina State W 72–62  10–2
RBC Center (16,119)
Raleigh, NC
December 22, 2010*
6:30 pm, KWBA/FSAZ
Robert Morris W 82–56  11–2
McKale Center (13,982)
Tucson, AZ
Pac-10 regular season
December 30, 2010
8:00 pm, KWBA
at Oregon W 76–57  12–2
(1–0)
McArthur Court (6,498)
Eugene, OR
January 2, 2011
8:00 pm, FSN
at Oregon State L 75–76  12–3
(1–1)
Gill Coliseum (5,218)
Corvallis, OR
January 6, 2011
8:30 pm, FSN
California W 73–71  13–3
(2–1)
McKale Center (13,863)
Tucson, AZ
January 9, 2011
12:30 pm, FSAZ
Stanford W 67–57  14–3
(3–1)
McKale Center (14,374)
Tucson, AZ
January 15, 2011
12:30 pm, FSN
Arizona State W 80–69  15–3
(4–1)
McKale Center (14,601)
Tucson, AZ
January 20, 2011
8:30 pm, FSN
No. 25 at No. 20 Washington L 68–85  15–4
(4–2)
Alaska Airlines Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
January 22, 2011
8:30 pm, FSAZ
No. 25 at Washington State W 65–63  16–4
(5–2)
Beasley Coliseum (8,850)
Pullman, WA
January 27, 2011
7:00 pm, ESPN2
UCLA W 85–74  17–4
(6–2)
McKale Center (14,528)
Tucson, AZ
January 29, 2011
5:30 pm, KWBA/FSAZ
USC W 82–73  18–4
(7–2)
McKale Center (14,613)
Tucson, AZ
February 3, 2011
7:00 pm, KWBA/FSAZ
No. 21 at Stanford W 78–69  19–4
(8–2)
Maples Pavilion (5,532)
Stanford, CA
February 5, 2011
6:00 pm, KWBA/FSAZ
No. 21 at California W 107–105 3OT 20–4
(9–2)
Haas Pavilion (9,723)
Berkeley, CA
February 13, 2011
7:00 pm, FSN
No. 15 at Arizona State W 67–52  21–4
(10–2)
Wells Fargo Arena (10,189)
Tempe, AZ
February 17, 2011
6:30 pm, FSN
No. 12 Washington State W 79–70  22–4
(11–2)
McKale Center (14,456)
Tucson, AZ
February 19, 2011
4:00 pm, ESPN
No. 12 Washington W 87–86  23–4
(12–2)
McKale Center (14,619)
Tucson, AZ
February 24, 2011
8:30 pm, KWBA/FSAZ+
No. 10 at USC L 57–65  23–5
(12–3)
Galen Center (6,857)
Los Angeles, CA
February 26, 2011
2:00 pm, FSN
No. 10 at UCLA L 49–71  23–6
(12–4)
Pauley Pavilion (11,986)
Los Angeles, CA
March 3, 2011
7:00 pm, FSN
No. 18 Oregon State W 70–59  24–6
(13–4)
McKale Center (14,588)
Tucson, AZ
March 5, 2011
12:00 pm, CBS
No. 18 Oregon W 90–82  25–6
(14–4)
McKale Center (14,605)
Tucson, AZ
Pac-10 Tournament
March 10, 2011
3:30 pm, FSN
No. 16 vs. Oregon State
Quarterfinals
W 78–69  26–6
Staples Center (10,782)
Los Angeles, CA
March 11, 2011
7:00 pm, FSN
No. 16 vs. USC
Semifinals
W 67–62  27–6
Staples Center (13,190)
Los Angeles, CA
March 12, 2011
3:00 pm, CBS
No. 16 vs. Washington
Championship
L 75–77 OT 27–7
Staples Center (12,074)
Los Angeles, CA
NCAA Tournament
March 18, 2011*
12:45 pm, CBS
(5 W) No. 17 vs. (12 W) Memphis
Second Round
W 77–75  28–7
BOK Center (12,631)
Tulsa, OK
March 20, 2011*
6:10 pm, TNT
(5 W) No. 17 vs. (4 W) No. 8 Texas
Third Round
W 70–69  29–7
BOK Center (15,839)
Tulsa, OK
March 24, 2011*
7:45 pm, CBS
(5 W) No. 17 vs. (1 W) No. 3 Duke
Sweet Sixteen
W 93–77  30–7
Honda Center (17,890)
Anaheim, CA
March 26, 2011*
5:05 pm, CBS
(5 W) No. 17 vs. (3 W) No. 9 Connecticut
Elite Eight
L 63–65  30–8
Honda Center (17,856)
Anaheim, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. W=West Region.
All times are in Mountain Time.

AwardsEdit

Lamont Jones
Derrick Williams
Sean Miller

ReferencesEdit

  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 Archived March 22, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. 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 Archived March 22, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. 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 (March 7, 2011). "Goodman's 2010–11 All-America teams". Fox Sports. Fox Sports Interactive Media. Archived from the original on February 1, 2014. Retrieved June 21, 2011.