With the 2009 recruiting session coming to an end, Arizona's class will largely depend on a decision made this week.
6-foot-11, 250-pound Westchester Valhalla center Jarrid Famous took a visit to the UA this past weekend and came away impressed.
Although we could not reach Famous, the word is that his visit went very well. Unfortunately, it is difficult to get a true grasp on how well Arizona is doing because Missouri and South Florida are in strong as well.
If Arizona is able to land Famous, the class can be considered extremely successful. If not, it leaves something to be desired. Either way, it is nice to see that Sean Miller has been able to have such an impact.
Famous deciding to go to Arizona would probably mean that the Wildcats would be able to put out two legit big men next season, something it has not been able to do in quite some time.
Without him, Arizona is probably forced to play Alex Jacobson, which most coaches would not want to do. That is not necessarily an insult to Jacobson, but he is simply not a starting center in the Pac-10.
The Wildcats took a hit when Lamont Jones decided to go to SC, although reports of that happening are not completely confirmed.
Ultimately, if Nic Wise returns, the loss of Jones is not a big one because Arizona is definitely going to get an elite point guard in 2010. However, if Wise does not come back, you have to wonder if Solomon Hill will be asked to run the point.
There are still a handful of decisions left to be made and each one will have a major effect on what the team will look like next season.
2009 recruiting coming to an end
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