August 28, 2006

Jordan Hill a surprise in first week

6-foot-8, 210-pound freshman big man Jordan Hill was unranked by most scouting services by the time he finished his prep career at The Patterson School in Lenoir, North Carolina.

To those who have seen Hill play, those rankings (or lack thereof) mean nothing. With as much athleticism and potential as he possesses, with some coaching from Lute Olson and his staff, the sky is the limit for Hill.

After a summer in Tucson working out and taking classes, Hill is showing Arizona's coaches and teammates that he looks to be a player that will make a big impact on the UA program sooner rather than later.

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