General: A starter in his last 78 consecutive appearances ... Possesses excellent size and the ability to beat defenders off the dribble ... One of the Pac-12's most versatile players ... Big things were expected from Arizona's most veteran frontcourt performer and consistency has been his calling card ... Has great court vision and passing ability, and will turn himself into a force at both ends with improved perimeter shooting and rebounding ... Led the Cats in rebounding, FG percentage and assists ... Posted 27 games in double figures as a junior to go with 12 double-doubles.
2012 Summer of Thunder Tour of the Bahamas: Played exclusively at the small forward position ... Averaged 11.5 points and 5.5 rebounds to go with six assists and two steals ... Shot 50 percent (10-of-20) from the field ... Recorded 17 points, six rebounds and two assists on 8/11 vs. the Real Deal Shockers.
Junior (2011-12): Named Arizona's Most Outstanding Player by a vote of the coaching staff ... Amongst Pac-12 players, he ranked 16th in scoring (12.9 ppg), second in rebounding (7.7) and defensive rebounds (5.6), 13th in FG percentage (.500) and 10th in offensive rebounds (2.2) ... A first-team NABC all-District 20 selection ... Named to the Pacific Life Pac-12 all-Tournament team after averaging 16.7 points and 6.7 rebounds in the three games, shooting .552 from the field ... A first-team all-conference selection ... Averaged a team-high 32.7 minutes played in Pac-12 action ... Tied for the team lead with 12 double-doubles ... One of three Pac-12 players to win player-of-the-week honors twice this season (UA's Kyle Fogg/OSU's Jared Cunningham) ... Named Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week on Dec. 26 after averaging 18.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists in wins over Oakland and Bryant ... Named Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week on Dec. 5 after averaging 13.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists in wins over NMSU and NAU ... Posted 17 points, 10 rebounds and four assists on 3/14 vs. Bucknell ... Tallied 13 points, five boards and three assists on 3/10 vs. Colorado in Pac-12 title game ... Collected 12 points and three steals vs. Oregon State on 3/9 ... Posted 25 points (12-of-14 FT), 12 rebounds and three steals in 40 minutes vs. UCLA on 3/8 in Pac-12 Tournament ... Collected 16 points, four assists and a season-high three steals on 3/4 at Arizona State ... Tallied 13 points and four boards in a season-high 39 minutes vs. UCLA on 2/25 ... Equaled a season high with two steals to go with five boards on 2/23 vs. USC ... Attempted a career-high 13 FT en route to 13 points and 10 boards at Washington on 2/18 ... Tallied 11 points, five rebounds and five assists on 2/16 at Washington State ... Registered 14 points and eight rebounds on 2/11 vs. Utah ... Posted 16 points, a career-high 14 rebounds and three assists on 2/9 vs. Colorado ... Collected 10 points, eight rebounds and a season-high two steals on 2/4 at Stanford ... Tallied six points and a season-low two rebounds on 2/2 at California ... Scored 19 of his career-high 28 points (9-of-10 FG) in the second half on 1/28 vs. Washington, including eight of UA's last 12 points to go with 11 rebounds ... Equaled career highs with three treys and 11 boards en route to 17 points and 11 rebounds on 1/26 vs. Washington State ... Posted a double-double (10 pts/10 reb.) and equaled a career high with two blocks on 1/21 at Colorado ... Collected five points and four rebounds on 1/19 at Utah ... Scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half to go with seven boards and two steals on 1/14 vs. Oregon ... Collected eight boards and five assists on 1/12 in overtime win over Oregon State ... Posted 11 points, 10 rebounds and equaled a season high with two steals on 1/8 at USC ... Notched his fourth double-double with 16 points and a career-high 11 rebounds vs. UCLA on 1/5 ... Collected his third double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds vs. Arizona State on 12/31 ... Posted 13 points (career high 14 FGA), seven boards and four assists vs. Bryant on 12/22 ... Collected his second double-double of the season with a career-high 23 points (8-of-10 FG) and 11 rebounds on 12/20 vs. Oakland ... Registered six points and six rebounds vs. Gonzaga on 12/17 ... Posted 13 points, seven rebounds, six assists and two steals on 12/10 vs. Clemson ... Hit three FTs with four seconds remaining to force overtime at Florida on 12/7, where he added a pair of blocks ... Collected 15 points, seven boards (4 OR) and three assists vs. Northern Arizona on 12/3 ... Posted 12 points, six rebounds and a career-high seven assists on 11/29 at New Mexico State ... Six of his 12 FGA vs. San Diego State on 11/23 were from behind the arc (made one), but finished with 14 points and nine rebounds ... Hit a season-high six FGs en route to 12 points and nine rebounds on 11/18 vs. Mississippi State ... Registered 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists on 11/17 vs. St. John's ... Posted his first career double-double (16 pts./11 reb.) vs. Ball State on 11/13 to go with three assists and a block ... Collected nine rebounds and an four assists on 11/9 vs. Duquesne ... Hit only 2-of-6 shots, but finished with eight points, four boards and three assists on 11/7 vs. Valparaiso.
Sophomore (2010-11): One of three Cats to start every game (Williams/Jones) ... Averaged 9.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament ... Coach Miller has called Hill UA's most improved player since last year ... Named to iBN Sports Las Vegas Invitational all-tournament team after averaging 11.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists in event's four games ... Collected 10 rebounds (six offensive) and four assists vs. Connecticut on 3/26 in NCAA West Regional Final ... Registered 13 points (5-of-8 FG) and five boards vs. Duke on 3/24 ... Notched career-best totals of seven FGs and 12 FGA en route to 16 points, eight boards and two assists vs. Texas on 3/20 ... Tallied seven points, five boards and three steals vs. Memphis in NCAA Tournament on 3/18 ... Totaled 12 points, three boards and an assist on 3/12 vs. Washington ... Collected three offensive boards and two assists on 3/11 vs. USC ... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds (first game in double figures) to go with nine points and two assists at Pac-10 Tournament vs. Oregon State on 3/10 ... Equaled a career high with six FGs to finish with 14 points and four boards on 3/5 vs. Oregon ... Posted his fifth game in double figures in Pac-10 play with 10 points on 3/3 vs. Oregon State ... Managed just one FG in five attempts at UCLA on 2/26 ... Hit a trey and added a steal on 2/24 at USC ... Tallied eight points, seven boards and three assists on 2/19 vs. Washington, including the decisive bucket with 22 ticks to go ... Finished in double figures for the first time in seven games on 2/17 vs. Washington State after totaling 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting ... Collected six boards on 2/13 at Arizona State ... Grabbed six rebounds and passed out two assists in triple OT win at California on 2/5 ... Posted six points, six boards and two assists on 2/3 at Stanford ... Passed our four assists on 1/29 vs. USC ... Equaled a career-high with two treys to finish with eight points and an assist on 1/27 vs. UCLA ... Collected five points and a steal on 1/22 at Washington State ... Had 12 points at Washington on 1/20 ... Hit 7-of-8 FTs to finish with 11 points and four boards on 1/15 vs. Arizona State ... Tallied nine points and seven rebounds on 1/9 vs. Stanford ... Collected eight points, four rebounds and two assists on 1/6 vs. California ... His five boards on 1/2 at Oregon State was his most in four games ... Posted 11 points and three rebounds at Oregon on 12/30 ... Recorded five points and four rebounds vs. Robert Morris on 12/22 ... Notched a career-high four steals on 12/19 at N.C. State to go with seven points and five rebounds ... Hit a big trey with 1:51 to go on 12/16 vs. Northern Arizona that gave UA a late two-point lead ... Collected three rebounds on 12/11 vs. BYU ... Tallied nine points, four boards, two assists and zero turnovers vs. Cal State Fullerton on 12/8 ... Scored all 10 of his points in the second half vs. Oklahoma on 12/5 ... Collected six points, five boards and three assists on 12/1 at Rice ... Finished with nine points, five boards and four assists vs. Kansas on 11/27 ... Posted his first career 20-point game on the strength of 1-of-12 FTs in 27 minutes vs. Santa Clara on 11/26 ... Grabbed a team-high six boards on 11/23 vs. Bethune-Cookman ... Collected 11 points, four assists and three steals on 11/21 vs. Northern Colorado ... Posted 10 points, five boards and three assists on 11/18 vs. New Mexico State ... Equaled a career high with eight boards to go with 10 points (4-of-7 FG) on 11/14 vs. Idaho State.
Freshman (2009-10): Worked hard to drop about 25 pounds in the preseason ... Had 147 points in his last 26 games (5.7 ppg) after totaling 60 in his first five ... Collected eight points, seven rebounds and two steals on 3/11 vs. UCLA in Pac-10 Tournament ... Finished with 12 points (four in OTs) on 3/6 vs. USC, his first double-figure effort in eight games ... Tallied four points to go with season-high totals of three steals and one block vs. UCLA on 3/4 ... Hit 4-of-6 FGs to go with seven boards on 2/27 at Stanford ... Moved back into the starting lineup for the first time since Jan. 14 and responded with five points, four assists and a block on 2/25 at California ... Collected four points and an assist on 2/21 vs. Arizona State ... Held scoreless for the first time in nine games on 2/13 vs. Oregon State ... Registered eight points, four boards and two assists on 2/11 vs. Oregon ... Hit all three FTs and grabbed four boards on 2/6 at Washington State ... Posted 12 points - his first double-figure effort since Dec. 28 - to go with seven rebounds and three assists at Washington on 2/4 ... Collected two boards vs. California on 1/31 ... Grabbed a UA season-high five offensive rebounds vs. Stanford on 1/28 ... Collected his third trey of the season to go with four assists and a block on 1/23 at Arizona State ... Two of five boards at Oregon on 1/16 were offensive ... Grabbed six boards on 1/14 at Oregon State ... Limited to three rebounds and three assists on 1/10 vs. Washington due to foul trouble ... His tip-in with 13 seconds to go tied the Washington State game on 1/8 ... Posted six points, five assists, three assists and a pair of steals on 1/2 at UCLA ... Had six rebounds and a season high three trey attempts on 12/31 at USC ... Collected his first career trey and block to go with 13 points on 12/28 vs. BYU ... Hit 4-of-7 FGs to finish with 11 points and two steals on 12/23 vs. North Carolina State ... Collected a season-high five assists to go with seven boards on 12/21 vs. Lipscomb ... Played 33 minutes at San Diego State on 12/12 ... Hit 6-of-8 FGs en route to 14 points and six boards on 12/9 vs. Louisiana Tech ... Recorded five points and three rebounds on 12/6 at Oklahoma ... Held scoreless for the first time in his career (0-5 FG), but grabbed seven boards on 12/2 vs. UNLV ... Finished in double-figures in his first two college games ... Hit 9-of-9 FTs to finish with a team-high 17 points vs, Vanderbilt on 11/25 ... Posted six rebounds and two assists on 11/24 vs. Colorado ... Tallied seven points, seven boards and two steals vs. Wisconsin on 11/23 ... Hit 6-of-11 FG en route to 12 points and two assists on 11/19 vs. Rice ... Equaled the ninth-highest freshman debut in school history with 17 points to go with eight rebounds and two assists on 11/15 vs. Northern Arizona.
High School: Hill was tabbed a four-star recruit by espn.com with a grade of 92 ... Averaged 10.7 points and 8.7 rebounds per game as a junior and competed in the LeBron James Skills Academy in 2008 ... A two-time Los Angeles all-City selection and a third-team all-state pick in 2009 ... Follows other notable Los Angeles City Section to play for Arizona: Anthony Cook, 1985-89; Chris Mills, 1990-93; Gilbert Arenas, 1999-2001; and Hassan Adams, 2002-06. Ranked as the No. 28 overall prospect in the country and the No. 3 small forward by rivals.com ... Averaged 16.2 points, 11.7 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game as a senior ... His Fairfax team, coached by Harvey Kitani, finished the season ranked 24th nationally and fourth in California.
Solomon Hill's Honors
iBN Sports Las Vegas Invitational all-tournament team
Bank of the West Pac-12 Player of the Week (Dec. 5)
Bank of the West Pac-12 Player of the Week (Dec. 26)
First team all-Pac-12 Conference
Pacific Life Pac-12 Conference all-tournament team
First team NABC all-District 20
Solomon Hill's Career Highs
Points 28, vs. Washington, 1/28/2012
Rebounds 14, vs. Colorado, 2/9/2012
FG 9, vs. Washington, 1/28/2012
FGA 15, at UCLA, 1/5/2012
3PT 3, five times, last, vs. Bucknell, 3/14/2012
3ATT 6, three times, last, vs. Bucknell, 3/14/2012
FT 12, vs. UCLA, 3/8/2012
FTA 14, vs. UCLA, 3/8/2012
AST 7, at New Mexico State, 11/29/2011
STL 4, at North Carolina State, 12/19/2010
BLK 2, twice, last, at Colorado, 1/21/2012
MIN 43, vs. USC, 3/6/2010