Men's Basketball Player of the Week (12/18/00)
Dec. 18, 2000
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - OREGON senior forward Bryan Bracey has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 11-17, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Bracey, from Chicago, Ill., averaged 25.5 points and 9.0 rebounds last week as the Ducks defeated Illinois-Chicago and dropped an overtime game to Auburn.
Bracey scored 20 points on 7-of-9 (.778) shooting with seven rebounds, two assists and a steal in the 110-87 victory over Illinois-Chicago. He posted a career-high 31 points on 9-of-19 (.474) shooting, 12-of-14 (.857) from the line, and added 11 rebounds for his second double-double of the season in the 101-97 overtime loss to Auburn. For the week, Bracey shot 16-of-28 (.571) from the field, 17-of-20 (.850) from the free throw line.
It is the first weekly award for Bracey, the 20th all-time honor for the Ducks..
2000-01 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Nov. 27 - Michael Wright, ARIZ. Dec. 4 -Luke Walton, ARIZ. Dec. 11 - David Bluthenthal, USC. Dec. 18 - Bryan Bracey, ORE.