Williams considered the NBA last year, but decided it was best for him to stay for another season in Tucson. This year, the 20-year-old said he will hire an agent and will not return.
Arizona 70, California 65
Arizona coach Lute Olson says he expects sophomore Marcus Williams to enter the NBA draft but freshman Chase Budinger to stay for another season with the Wildcats.
Arizona 61, Arizona St 58
Marcus Williams scored 23 points in another big performance against Oregon State and Arizona beat the Beavers 72-66 on Thursday night.
Marcus Williams, Arizona's leading scorer, was benched for the Wildcats' game Wednesday night against Arizona State for a violation of team rules.
An Oregon player's entry into the player of the year talk and BC's dismissal of Sean Williams highlight Jay Bilas' weekend notebook.
Aaron Brooks banked a shot over two defenders with 2 seconds left to give Oregon a 79-77 victory over Arizona on Sunday night.
Marcus Williams scored a career-high 27 points to lead Arizona (No. 8 ESPN/USA Today, No. 10 AP) to an 83-72 victory over Oregon State on Thursday night.
Chase Budinger scored 23 points and Marcus Williams and Jawaan McClellan each scored 22 to lead Arizona to its 12th consecutive victory, 96-87 over Washington.
Marcus Williams scored 23 points and Ivan Radenovic added 22 as No. 7 Arizona rallied to beat Stanford 89-75 on Saturday for its 11th straight victory.
Marcus Williams scored 21 points and Ivan Radenovic added 17 to help No. 7 Arizona beat California 94-85 Thursday night for its 10th straight victory.
Marcus Williams scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in No. 10 Arizona's 87-62 victory over Houston on Sunday night.
With star freshman Chase Budinger held to only five points in his homecoming, Marcus Williams had 21 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to lead the Arizona Wildcats to their seventh straight win, 69-48 over San Diego State on Saturday night.
Ivan Radenovic scored a career-high 27 points and Marcus Williams added 24 to help No. 16 Arizona beat UNLV 89-75 on Tuesday night.
Marcus Williams scored 14 points to help Arizona cruise to an 86-57 blowout win over Samford.