General: Simply put, he is a perfect example of perseverance, continuing to work on his game and pursue a degree despite a number of hardships ... Still recovering from a gunshot wound to the right leg suffered Sept. 23, 2011, in New York City, but his play was its best of the season in the four games from Jan. 19-28, just prior to breaking a bone in his right foot ... There is an effortless quality to his game ... Always seems to be around the ball ... Arizona's glue guy, a jack of all trades ... Possesses the ability to play multiple positions, and more importantly, the toughness to guard multiple positions.
2012 Summer of Thunder Tour of the Bahamas: Tied for the team lead by averaging 18.5 ppg in his first action since Jan. 28 ... Connected on 65 percent of his field goal (13-of-20), including .600 (6-of-10) from three-point range ... Also chipped in with 10 rebounds and seven assists ... Scored a tour-high 21 points on 8/11 vs. the Real Deal Shockers.
Junior (2011-12): Named a winner of the 2012 Wilma Rudolph Award from the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics, honoring student-athletes who have overcome great personal, academic, and/or emotional odds to achieve academic success while participating in intercollegiate athletics ... Suffered a broken bone in his right foot on 1/28 and missed the remainder of the season ... Posted seven points (6 FTA), three boards and two assists in just 10 minutes on 1/28 vs. Washington before suffering the bone break ... Recorded nine points, four boards and four assists on 1/26 vs. Washington State ... Posted six points, five rebounds and two assists on 1/21 at Colorado ... Collected 12 points (3-of-5 3pt. FG), four boards and two assists on 1/19 at Utah ... Hit a trey and grabbed two boards vs. Oregon on 1/14 ... Posted three rebounds and three assists on 1/12 vs. Oregon State in overtime win ... Totaled two boards and an assist on 1/8 at USC ... Registered two boards and a steal at UCLA on 1/5 ... Posted seven points and three rebounds vs. Arizona State on 12/31 ... Collected 11 points, five boards and three assists on 12/22 vs. Bryant ... Buried a trey, grabbed three boards and added a block vs. Oakland on 12/20 ... Missed two FG attempts vs. Gonzaga on 12/17 ... Collected three points and a block on 12/10 vs. Clemson ... Scored 11 of his season-high 13 points in the first half at Florida on 12/7, finishing with five assists and five rebounds ... Tallied two offensive boards and an assist on 12/3 vs. Northern Arizona ... Collected two rebounds on 11/29 at New Mexico State ... Tallied five points, three boards and two assists on 11/23 vs. San Diego State ... Managed a trey vs. Mississippi State on 11/18 ... Posted six points, three rebounds and five assists on 11/17 vs. St. John's ... Returned to practice on Nov. 11 and made his first game appearance on 11/13 vs. Ball State, finishing with six points, four rebounds and two assists in 18 minutes.
Sophomore (2010-11): Arizona's glue guy, a jack of all trades ... Ranked fifth in the Pac-10 with a .418 three-point FG percentage ... Averaged 5.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game in the NCAA Tournament ... Tallied six boards and a block on 3/26 vs. Connecticut in the NCAA West Regional Final ... Added seven points and a steal vs. Duke on 3/24 ... Posted four points and two assists vs. Texas on 3/20 in 15 minutes of action ... Collected nine points and equaled a career high with three steals vs. Memphis in NCAA Tournament on 3/18 ... Posted 12 points three assists and two boards vs. Washington on 3/12 ... Collected six points, six boards, three assists and a steal vs. USC on 3/11 ... Posted 13 points, seven boards and four assists in Pac-10 Tournament vs. Oregon State on 3/10 ... Registered 11 points, four boards, five assists (zero TO) and a block on 3/5 vs. Oregon ... Posted 10 points and two assists on 3/3 vs. Oregon State ... Collected five points and an assist on 2/26 at UCLA ... Hit 4-of-7 FGs two finish with 10 points and an assist on 2/24 at USC ... Collected 11 points and four boards (three offensive) on 2/19 vs. Washington ... Totaled five points three assists and a block on 2/17 vs. Washington State ... Equaled a season high with eight rebounds on 2/13 at Arizona State ... Set new career highs in triple OT win at California on 2/5 with nine FG, 12 FGA, 25 points, six assists and 36 minutes played, while 13 of those points came in the OT periods ... Passed out a team-high four assists to go with seven points and three offensive boards at Stanford on 2/3 ... Notched his first double-figure scoring game in eight games (10 pts.) on 1/29 vs. USC ... Posted six points, three rebounds and a steal on 1/27 vs. UCLA ... Collected two points, three rebounds and a steal on 1/22 at Washington State ... Registered six points, two assists and a steal at Washington on 1/20 ... Posted five points and two assists on 1/15 vs. Arizona State ... Collected seven points and three rebounds vs. Stanford on 1/9 ... Tallied four points and four boards on 1/6 vs. California ... Grabbed four rebounds on 1/2 at Oregon State ... Scored a career-high 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting to go with eight boards at Oregon on 12/30 ... Equaled a career high with five assists on 12/22 vs. Robert Morris ... Posted back-to-back double-figure scoring games with 11 points at N.C. State on 12/19 ... Named Fiesta Bowl Classic MVP after notching career-high 14 points, five boards, four assists and two steals on 12/16 vs. Northern Arizona ... Registered three points and three assists on 12/11 vs. BYU ... Equaled a career high with 12 points on 12/8 vs. Cal State Fullerton to go with four assists, a block and two steals ... Tallied eight points and a season-high three assists on 12/5 vs. Oklahoma ... Posted three boards, two assists and two blocks on 12/1 at Rice ... Collected four rebounds on 11/27 vs. Kansas ... Connected on 5-of-7 FGs, including two treys, to finish with 12 points in 21 minutes vs. Santa Clara on 11/26 ... Posted six points in a season-high 19 minutes on 11/23 vs. Bethune-Cookman ... Hit 4-of-5 FTs and grabbed five boards vs. Northern Colorado on 11/21 ... Registered five points, six boards, two assists and two blocks on 11/18 vs. New Mexico State ... Collected four points, two rebounds, three assists and zero turnovers vs. Idaho State on 11/14.
Freshman (2009-10): Missed four games, Feb. 25-March 6, due to pain in his left foot ... Returned from a stress fracture in his foot on Dec. 23 ... Tallied six points and three rebounds vs. UCLA on 3/11 in Pac-10 Tournament in what was his first action since Feb. 21 ... Became the third player to notch a double-figure rebound game with 10 vs. Arizona State on 2/21 ... Equaled a career high with 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting on 2/13 vs. Oregon State ... Totaled six points, six boards, three assists and three steals on 2/11 vs. Oregon ... Collected four points, a rebound, an assist and a steal on 2/6 at Washington State ... Tallied five points, six boards and two assists on 2/4 at Washington ... Posted another solid all-around effort on 1/31 vs. California, posting six points, seven boards, five assists and two blocks in a career-high 30 minutes ... Three of four rebounds vs. Stanford on 1/28 were offensive ... Led the Cats with seven boards on 1/23 at Arizona State to go with four points, two assists and a steal ... Earned his first career start at Oregon on 1/16 and tallied two points, two boards, a block and a steal ... Collected four points, six rebounds and three assists on 1/14 at Oregon State ... Hit 6-of-6 FTs to finish with 10 points and seven rebounds - both career highs - vs. Washington on 1/10 ... Tallied seven points, two assists and a steal on 1/8 vs. Washington State ... Played a season-best 19 minutes on 1/2 at UCLA, totaling three boards, two assists and a block ... Posted three boards and an assist on 12/31 at USC ... Tallied four points, three rebounds and an assist in 14 minutes vs. BYU on 12/28 ... Made his first career appearance on 12/23 vs. North Carolina State, logging six minutes ... Announced Nov. 15 that he will miss 4-8 weeks with a stress fracture in his left foot ... Began practicing with the team again on Dec. 14.
High School: Rated as the No. 25 small forward prospect by rivals.com ... He is the first UA recruit from New York City since Khalid Reeves (1990-94) ... Prepped at South Kent High School in South Kent, Conn. ... Averaged 13.0 points and 7.2 rebounds as a senior for coach Kelvin Jefferson ... A McDonald's All-America nominee ... Tallied 17 points and six boards in the National Prep Invitational in February 2009 in leading South Kent to an 82-53 win over the Tilton (N.H.) School ... Participated in the Jordan Brand New York Regional in Madison Square Garden, where he helped his "City" team to a 129-120 win over the "Suburbs." ... Attended St. Raymond's High School in the Bronx for three seasons before transferring to South Kent, averaging 14.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per game as a junior in earning all-state honors.
Kevin Parrom's Honors
Fiesta Bowl Basketball Classic Most Valuable Player
2012 N4A Wilma Rudolph Award
Kevin Parrom's Career Highs
Points 25, at California, 2/5/2011
Rebounds 10, vs. Arizona State, 2/21/2010
FG 9, at California, 2/5/2011
FGA 12, at California, 2/5/2011
3PT 4, at Oregon, 12/30/2010
3ATT 6, vs. Northern Arizona, 12/16/2010
FT 6, vs. Washington, 1/10/2010
FTA 6, four times, last, vs. Washington, 1/28/2012
AST 6, at California, 2/5/2011
STL 3, twice, last, vs. Memphis, 3/18/2011
BLK 2, three times, last, at Rice, 12/1/2010
MIN 36, at California, 2/5/2011