PASTNER TIMELINE

2010-09-19T00:00:00Z PASTNER TIMELINE Arizona Daily Star
September 19, 2010 12:00 am

September 1977 Born in Glendale, W.Va.

September 1982 After brief stints in Maryland and New Jersey, moves to Houston when his father, Hal, is transferred.

March 1996 Named MVP of Kingwood High School team.

June 1996 Coaches, plays and handles operations for his father's traveling team, the Houston Hoops.

August 1996 Enrolls as a freshman at Arizona as a walk-on player, serves as quasi-personal coach of fellow freshman Mike Bibby.

May 1997 Applies for Los Angeles Clippers' head coaching position.

June 1998 Bibby is chosen No. 2 overall in the NBA draft by the Vancouver Grizzles and offers Pastner a job as his personal trainer. Pastner declines.

December 1998 Graduates from Arizona with a degree in family studies after just 2 1/2 years.

November 1999 Named Wildcats co-captain along with center Loren Woods.

July 1999 Coaches Houston Hoops to Nike National Summer Championship title.

December 1999 Earns a master's degree in teaching and teacher education at Arizona.

March 2000 Finishes UA career with average of 0.9 points per game.

April 2000 After his senior season is completed, interviews for a spot on Houston coach Ray McCallum's coaching staff. Stays at UA as an undergraduate assistant coach, a one-year position available to players who have exhausted their eligibility after four years.

April 2001 Named Arizona's video coordinator and recruiting coordinator, an off-court position.

April 2002 Named Arizona assistant coach after Jay John leaves to become Oregon State's head coach.

May 2008

Joins John Calipari's Memphis staff as an assistant coach.

April 2009 Named Memphis head coach.

May 2009 Marries the former Kerri Lamas of Sierra Vista.

November 2009 Signs the nation's top-rated fall recruiting class; it would finish rated overall No. 2 behind only Kentucky in 2010 by both Rivals and Scout.

March 2010 Earns two Conference USA coach-of-the-year honors after leading Tigers to 24-10 overall record, with a 13-3 record and second-place finish in Conference USA. The Tigers reach the second round of the NIT.

May 2010 Daughter, Payten Sidney, is born.

August 2010 Tigers are rated No. 12 in the Sporting News preseason basketball annual.

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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 1 0 0.923
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 11 0 0 1.000
California 0 0 0 0.000 10 2 0 0.833
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 9 3 0 0.750
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 9 2 0 0.818
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 8 4 0 0.667
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 8 5 0 0.615
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 7 4 0 0.636
USC 0 0 0 0.000 7 4 0 0.636
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 7 3 0 0.700
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 7 3 0 0.700
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 5 6 0 0.455

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Harvard at
Arizona State
12/28 12:00 pm
Cal State-Bakersfield at
California
12/28 1:30 pm
Cal-Davis at
Washington State
12/28 4:00 pm
UCLA at
Alabama
12/28 4:30 pm
Stony Brook at
Washington
12/28 6:00 pm
Cal-Irvine at
Oregon
12/29 9:00 pm
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at
Stanford
12/29 9:00 pm
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