The Arizona Wildcats will no longer have to wait until mid-October to kick off full basketball practices.
UA senior Solomon Hill, driving against Oregon State in January, is happy that he stayed in school. "There's so much more that goes into being a guy who can play in the NBA - your habits, how you present yourself," he says.
A more confident Solomon Hill, right, is projected to go in the middle of the NBA draft's second round June 27 in New York.
His chiseled body and consistent production suggest Arizona senior forward Solomon Hill works hard already, but reminders to improve come anyway.
UA guard Mark Lyons tussles with a pair of Harvard players for a loose ball in a game that included a lot of time on the deck.
SALT LAKE CITY - Before Mark Lyons finished putting a pain in the stomachs of Harvard alumni everywhere, he had one of his own.
For Kevin Parrom, left, the UA's win over Harvard means a return to Southern California for a Sweet 16 appearance.
SALT LAKE CITY - Arizona freshman forward Grant Jerrett was scheduled to receive X-rays late Saturday night in Tucson after suffering elbow and nerve damage in the first half of Arizona's 71-54 win over Harvard at EnergySolutions Arena.
Minnesota's Derrick Williams goes up for a shot against the Lakers' Earl Clark, left, and Antawn Jamison in the first half Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES - While Minnesota coach Rick Adelman and most of the Timberwolves were stuck on a bus early Thursday evening, still crawling on the freeway 90 minutes before a game with the Lakers, Derrick Williams was already inside their Staples Center locker room.
NBA player Derrick Williams will make an appearance Monday at the new Tucson store he co-owns, to sign autographs and pose for photos with fans.
Arizona’s winter trip to the Palouse has been something of a reputation-maker for UA centers, a we’ve-got-more-than-little-guys statement from the big men of Point Guard U.
Worker Abel Rascon, left, Mario Escalante and contractor Antonio Samaniego decide how the shelves will look. Escalante, with partner Derrick Williams, is opening VII Grand, a streetwear store for men. Escalante has known Williams since the basketball player was at the UA.
Motivation comes in many forms. For Mario Escalante, it came in the form of a close friend, NBA forward and former University of Arizona basketball player Derrick Williams.
If there's one man responsible more than any other outsider for jump-starting the Sean Miller era at Arizona, it's Tim Floyd.
The Arizona Wildcats’ three freshmen post players aren’t the only ones making a big adjustment during the first full week of practices.
Sean Miller says it is "not natural" for guys to think of throwing inside in recent seasons, for fairly obvious reasons...the Elite 24 game will feature several UA targets...and more from the Pac-12 exhibition scene.