Arizona's Derrick Williams comes home to play DukePosted: Updated:
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- One of the last times Derrick Williams came home to play basketball, things didn't go well for Arizona.
The Wildcats arrived in Los Angeles with a two-game lead in the Pac-10 standings and got swept by Southern California and UCLA. Williams scored a season-low eight points against the Trojans before rebounding with 15 points against the Bruins.
Now, the sophomore from La Mirada is close to home again, this time for the biggest game of his college career.
The fifth-seeded Wildcats (29-7) will play the top-seeded Blue Devils (32-4) in the NCAA West Regional on Thursday at Honda Center.