Arizona Wildcats play the red-blue game to sold-out McKale. October 22, 2011.
General: Versatile forward who should provide both size and rebounding to the frontcourt ... A rugged, physical player and a great competitor ... Ranked as the No. 71 overall prospect in the country and the No. 11 power forward by rivals.com to go with a scout grade of 94 by espn.com.
2011-12: Announced his intention to transfer on Dec. 4 ... Suspended indefinitely for violations of team policy on Nov. 21 ... Brings a grittiness to the frontline ... Added 15 pounds to his frame since his arrival on campus ... Could be a force at both ends with more seasoning ... Needs to adjust to the speed of the game ... DNP vs. Mississippi State on 11/18 ... Posted a blocked shot vs. St. John's on 11/17 ... Collected two boards and a free throw on 11/13 vs. Ball State ... Garnered just one minute of action on 11/7 vs. Valparaiso.
High School: Began the 2010-11 season at Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., but transferred to Wadleigh H.S. midway through the year ... Participated in the Mary Kline Classic, an elite charity basketball game in New Jersey to raise money to fight cancer, in May of 2011 ... Played for Dan Hurley (now head coach at Wagner College) as a junior at St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J., and earned first-team all-city honors from the New York Post ... Claimed most-valuable-player honors at the Nike Tournament of Champions Youth Showcase in August 2009, scoring 36 points to lead his squad to victory ... Averaged 11 points and 10 rebounds per game as a sophomore at St. Raymond's High School ... Played in the Pangos All-America Camp and the Cream of the Crop Top-20 All-Star Game, where he tallied six point and five rebounds.
Sidiki Johnson's 2011-12 Season Highs
Points 1, vs. Ball State, 11/13
Rebounds 2, vs. Ball State, 11/13
FGA 2, vs. Valparaiso, 11/7
FT 1, vs. Ball State, 11/13
FTA 2, vs. Ball State, 11/13
BLK 1, vs. St. John's, 11/17
MIN 4, vs. Ball State, 11/13