It’s been an up-and-down season for Arizona Wildcats senior forward Jamelle Horne. Like that’s a big surprise. His whole career has been that way. But after his 16-point, 12-rebound effort against Stanford, coach Sean Miller was pretty pleased with his one senior.
“We need Jamelle to play well,’’ Miller as he prepares for Arizona State on Saturday (12:30 p.m. in McKale Center).
“We need everybody to play well. It’s no fun to watch one or two guys be in the tank. Jamelle’s performance should give him confidence. It gave me confidence because he did a lot more than make some shots.’’
It’s not clear if Horne will be back in the starting lineup, replacing Jesse Perry, but once again Horne said he’s plenty comfortable coming off the bench.
Miller said it doesn’t much matter; he just wants both those guys to play well at the power forward spot — something that hasn’t happened in the same game very often this season.