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Arizona's Johnson drafted by Rockets

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Houston Rockets made former Arizona guard with the 42nd pick of the 2014 NBA draft. Johnson, from Gilbert, Ariz., was projected as a second-round pick but it was unclear where. How he fits in with the Rockets will soon be seen.  He's a shooting guard, 6-foot-3, 200 pounds, attempting to prove he can play point guard in the NBA because of his size. The Rockets...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Pacers select Arizona's Hill with 23rd pick in 1st round

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers have selected 6-foot-7 forward Solomon Hill with their first-round pick Thursday night, the 23rd selection overall. Hill averaged 13.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists in his senior season at Arizona. He was the Wildcats' No. 2 scorer last season. After winning the Central Division crown and pushing NBA...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

After making NBA rounds, Hill can only wait and hope

Former Arizona standout Solomon Hill knows the drill. He knows the odds are stacked against him. How stacked will be determined Thursday night when there will be 30 new NBA players ready to get to work with guaranteed contracts after becoming first-round draft choices. For the rest of the NBA hopefuls slipping into the second round -- or free agency -- there will be no guarantees...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

After making NBA rounds, Hill can only wait and hope

Former Arizona standout Solomon Hill knows the drill. He knows the odds are stacked against him. How stacked will be determined Thursday night when there will be 30 new NBA players ready to get to work with guaranteed contracts after becoming first-round draft choices. For the rest of the NBA hopefuls slipping into the second round -- or free agency -- there will be no guarantees...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

UA's Lyons, Hill, Parrom depart with heads high

LOS ANGELES -- When Arizona needed them Thursday, seniors Solomon Hill, Kevin Parrom and Mark Lyons were there. And while the three did not leave the NCAA tournament the way they wanted, they left with their legacies front and center. Hill and Parrom were part of 90 Arizona victories in the last three seasons, one of the best periods of sustained excellence in the programs history...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

UA's Lyons, Hill, Parrom depart with heads high

LOS ANGELES -- When Arizona needed them Thursday, seniors Solomon Hill, Kevin Parrom and Mark Lyons were there. And while the three did not leave the NCAA tournament the way they wanted, they left with their legacies front and center. Hill and Parrom were part of 90 Arizona victories in the last three seasons, one of the best periods of sustained excellence in the programs history...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Miller focused on task at hand

Arizona is set to take on Ohio State. Read on to see what Sean Miller said about the game, West Regional as a whole, Solomon Hill, and more.
Via arizona.scout.com
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Hill returns to L.A. with defensive state of mind

LOS ANGELES Arizona senior forward Solomon Hill grew up a fan of players, not teams. Hill, a native of Los Angeles, was never caught up in Lakers fandemonium like the majority of the city. He preferred to watch Vince Carter. He was one of the greatest dunkers of all-time, Hill said of Carter. As Hills grown and matured, he began studying other aspects of the game and other...
Via Fox Sports West
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Wildcats looking to avoid upset

Arizona will face Belmont in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Read on to find out more about Belmont, including what Solomon Hill thinks about its leading scorer.
Via arizona.scout.com
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hill ready to lead

Senior forward Solomon Hill discusses the freshmen, momentum, and more. Read on for all the latest from Hill as Arizona gets ready for its opening game of the tournament.
Via arizona.scout.com
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hill respectful of Belmont

Solomon Hill has plenty to say about Belmont on Monday. Read on for his thoughts on the Bruins, how Arizona will handle them, and more
Via arizona.scout.com
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Postgame: Solomon Hill

Arizona's Solomon Hill spoke one-on-one with FOX Sports NEXT Following the Wildcats 79-69 win over Colorado. Arizona now advances to the Pax-12 Tournament semifinals where they'll take on UCLA.
Via collegebasketball.scout.com
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Miller, players after Colorado

Arizona defeated Colorado on Thursday. View the video for thoughts from Sean Miller, Nick Johnson, and Solomon Hill on the game and Arizona's next opponent
Via arizona.scout.com
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Players after Arizona State

Solomon Hill, Nick Johnson, and Kevin Parrom met with the media after Saturday's Arizona State game. View the video for their thoughts on the overall game, senior day, and much more.
Via arizona.scout.com
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 18 Arizona 73, Arizona St. 58

Nick Johnson scored 17 points, Solomon Hill added 12 in his final home game and No. 18 Arizona earned a first-round bye in next week's Pac-12 tournament with a 73-58 rout over rival Arizona State on Saturday. A late-season slide left Arizona (24-6, 12-6 Pac-12) needing a win or some help to avoid playing next Wednesday in the conference tournament. The Wildcats took care of...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 18 Arizona dominates in rout of ASU

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Nick Johnson scored 17 points, Solomon Hill added 12 in his final home game and No. 18 Arizona earned a first-round bye in next week's Pac-12 tournament with a 73-58 rout over rival Arizona State on Saturday. A late-season slide left Arizona (24-6, 12-6 Pac-12) needing a win or some help to avoid playing next Wednesday in the conference tournament. The...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Hill set for finale game with Arizona

Solomon Hill arrived at Arizona as a chubby freshman with a questionable outside shot and not a lot of defense. After four years of working on his game and his body, he'll leave as one of the most versatile players in the program's history, a leader whose work ethic and focus have likely earned him a shot at playing after his college career is over. ''He's a...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona seniors seek fond farewell at McKale

TUCSON, Ariz. -- It all went too fast for Solomon Hill and Kevin Parrom. And, yes, Mark Lyons, who joined the other seniors this year at Arizona in what they hoped would be a glorious road to the Final Four and beyond. There is still hope that it could happen. Time will tell. But one thing that is certain is their time at McKale Center is running out, with Saturday's 2:30 p...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: USC Stuns No. 11 Arizona And Creates Smallest Court Storm Ever

Court-storm! Score: USC 89, No. 11 Arizona 78 Star(s): USC: Eric Wise 22 Pts. Byron Wesley 18 Pts.Arizona: Solomon Hill 21 Pts, 6 Ast, 5 Stl. Story: After choking away a 15-point lead at Cal and putting up one of their worst performances this year against UCLA, the Trojans bounced back and upset the ranked Wildcats 89-78. It is the first time in two years that the Trojans have...
Via College Spun
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Seniors step up in Wildcats' win over Huskies

TUCSON, Ariz. Earlier in the week, Arizonas Solomon Hill said losing at McKale Center feels weird, so the last thing he wanted was to walk away with that feeling after one of the final home games of his career -- especially after already having dealt with it twice this season, first against UCLA and then against California. On Wednesday night, when he left McKale Center deep into...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 12 Arizona pulls away from Washington

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Solomon Hill had 19 points, Mark Lyons added 14 and No. 12 Arizona pulled away after an uninspired start to beat Washington 70-52 Wednesday night. Whether it was the late tipoff or the rare snowstorm outside, Arizona (22-4, 10-4 Pac-12) was sluggish at the start, needing nearly 12 minutes just to crack double figures. Once they got rolling, the Wildcats didn...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Wildcats pull away from Huskies in 2nd half

In the snow, rain, cold, and a late tipoff didn’t deter 14,545 that showed up at the McKale center to see Arizona defeat Washington 70-52 this evening. Solomon Hill scored 19 points and grabbed six boards to lead the Wildcats to the win.
Via washington.scout.com
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Scouting Report - Solomon Hill

  Photo: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images   Name:  Solomon Hill   Age:   21   School: Arizona Height: 6’7   Weight: 220   Projected Position:  SF           2012-13 Stats (As of  2/15/13): 13.9 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 2.5 apg, 1.2 spg, 2.0 tpg (33.0 minutes per game) 46.2 FG%, 77.2 FT%, 39.3 3FG%, 59.1 TS%, 55.0 eFG% 21.1 USG%, 7.1...
Via NBA Draft Blog
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Hill ready for Colorado's best shot

Solomon Hill believes that Arizona is going to get Colorado's best shot. Read on to see what he says about how Arizona can match it, the team's mentality, and much more.
Via arizona.scout.com
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Lyons, Hill lift Arizona past Stanford

TUCSON, Ariz. Talk about your senior moments. Seventh-ranked Arizona had two against Stanford on Wednesday night. For Arizona this year theres been a lot of ROI. Return on investment? Nope. Rallying on Intuition -- from its senior leaders, Solomon Hill and Mark Lyons. The Wildcats did it again and on the big broad shoulders of its seniors with a dose of Angelo Chol (more later...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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