Player Grades: Arizona vs. California

Arizona had a huge win over Cal on Thursday night. Read on to see WildcatAuthority.com's individual grades.

Kyle Fogg: Fogg came out scorching in the first half as he was doing everything for the Wildcats. He was hitting threes, getting others involved and was playing very well on defense. Once the second half came around he started to slow down until crunch time, which is when the senior came up huge.

Fogg hit two threes and got a block on Allen Crabbe that helped seal the deal late. He finished with 23 points on 8 of 14 shooting and was 5 of 6 from three-point land.

Grade: A+



Jesse Perry: The senior forward had to match the inside play of California, which was doing well, and he really stepped up to the plate. Perry finished with 18 points on 7 of 12 shooting, but was only 4 of 9 from the line and grabbed just four rebounds. It was a tough task inside, but his late lay up in the lane put Arizona up for good.

Grade: A-



Angelo Chol: It was easily his best game of the season and he came up in a huge way for Arizona. Chol was a presence on both the offensive and defensive ends of the court and even had five straight points that extended the lead in the second half.

Two dunks and one he was fouled on really got his teammates pumped up. His two blocks on defense let everyone know that there is more to come in his future.

Grade: A



Nick Johnson: His confidence has been shaky, but Johnson did some good things on Thursday night. He hit the first three-pointer of the game for Arizona and was just more aggressive. It was good to see him attack the basket and even find teammates, as he had a career high five assists in the win against Cal.

Johnson struggled a bit offensively in the second half, but did not give up and his block on Justin Cobbs to seal the game was huge.

Grade: B



Jordin Mayes: He attacked the basket more on offense, which California was not ready to defend, and it turned into good things. This was definitely a positive game for Mayes despite the fact that he did not even attempt a three-point shot. The offense performed well with him at the point and he didn't get beat too much on defense.

Grade: B



Brendon Lavender: A game like this may set Lavender up for being more aggressive in the next, but he did a good job of defending against California. He was in the mix of a lot of little things and it wasn't a normal game for him, which was good to see.

He got a dunk in a half court set, passed the ball well and rebounded as well. However, Arizona will need his shooting on Saturday.

Grade: B-



Solomon Hill: You would have liked to see Hill be a lot more aggressive and more patient in the game, but it was another game where he had to learn a hard lesson.

This time it involved Hill getting five fouls and watching his teammates finish the game without him out on the floor. Hill had six points on 3 of 5 shooting, had three assists and two rebounds.

Grade: C-



Josiah Turner: He was unable to really get a rhythm with the foul trouble he faced all night, but Turner did some good things. He was passing the ball pretty well as he made some great passes, but did not attack the rim as well as he has.

His play led to some turnovers as he had four to three assists. Turner had four points and obviously the biggest issue for him was going 2 of 7 from the line and missing some dagger free throws.

Grade: C-


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