Future UA guard helps team to California Division I title

2010-03-29T00:00:00Z 2014-07-24T09:42:28Z Future UA guard helps team to California Division I titleBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 29, 2010 12:00 am  • 

UA basketball commit Jordin Mayes helped Westchester High beat Newark Memorial 63-56 for the California Division I title Saturday in Bakersfield, Calif.

Mayes, a combination guard, had 11 points despite facing a box-and-one defense designed to stop him, his father said Sunday.

"They did what most teams try to do - keep the ball out of Jordin's hands," Darryel Mayes said. "But the one thing about Jordin, he's a quarterback. He doesn't have to go out and get good numbers every day."

Meanwhile, Arizona established itself as a leader for junior forward Angel Nunez, who completed an official visit to Tucson over the weekend.

Nunez, a Bronx, N.Y., native who played for Winchendon (Mass.) Prep this season, toured the UA campus and spent time with fellow New Yorkers Kevin Parrom and MoMo Jones. He also met with Californians Derrick Williams and Solomon Hill.

"He had a great experience with the school and the coaching staff was great," said Eric Martinez, Nunez's mentor.

Martinez said Nunez, who has also visited Syracuse and Virginia Tech, currently favors UA but will likely wait until August to make a decision.

Also, junior college forward Jesse Perry will finish an official visit to UA today and either make a decision afterward or schedule another visit, said Kyle Smithpeters, his assistant coach.

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Pac-12 basketball standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona 0 0 0 0.000 12 0 0 1.000
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 10 0 0 1.000
California 0 0 0 0.000 10 1 0 0.909
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 8 2 0 0.800
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 8 3 0 0.727
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 8 4 0 0.667
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 7 2 0 0.778
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 6 5 0 0.545
USC 0 0 0 0.000 6 4 0 0.600
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 6 3 0 0.667
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 6 3 0 0.667
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 4 6 0 0.400

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Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Delaware State at
Oregon
12/20 70-83
UCLA at
Kentucky
12/20 42-83
Lehigh at
Arizona State
12/20 84-81
Oklahoma at
Washington
12/20 67-69
USC at
Boston College
12/21 2:00 pm
DePaul at
Colorado
12/22 2:30 pm
Wisconsin at
California
12/22 7:00 pm
UC-Santa Barbara at
Oregon
12/22 7:00 pm
Tulane at
Washington
12/22 9:00 pm
Detroit at
Arizona State
12/23 1:00 pm
Stanford at
Texas
12/23 5:00 pm
South Dakota State at
Utah
12/23 7:00 pm
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