Arizona Forward Solomon Hill gets to head home this weekend, but it won't be for Winter Break.
He will be facing UCLA on Thursday in the Wooden Classic then heading down the freeway to take on USC Sunday afternoon.
The Los Angeles native graduated from Fairfax High School, averaging 16.2 points, 11.7 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game as a senior on a team that finished fourth in the state of California and 24th nationally.
But the two-time All-City selection and four-star recruit didn't want to stay at home for much longer. Though he grew up practically next door to two Division programs in USC and UCLA, Arizona was his first choice from the beginning.
"I always liked Arizona. I liked the way they played very up tempo," said Hill
Hill felt that leaving home was a necessary part of growing up and staying too close might lead to too many distractions. There would be no way he would be staying in Los Angeles. Arizona not only provided his preferred style of play, but enough di...