Stanford Forward Josh Childress Named Pac-10 Player of the Week
Jan. 12, 2004
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - STANFORD forward Josh Childress has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for January 5-11, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Childress, a junior from Los Angeles, Calif., averaged 16.5 points and 9.0 rebounds as the Cardinal swept the Arizona schools on the road for the second consecutive season. At Arizona State, Childress came off the bench to score 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting and grab a season-high 11 rebounds. His offensive rebound and layin with nine seconds remaining was the game-winner in a 63-62 Cardinal victory. He also added a block, an assist and a steal. In the win at No. 3 Arizona, Childress scored 19 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out five assists. He also added two blocked shots and a steal. For the weekend, he shot 11-of-22 (.500) from the field, and 10-of-16 (.625) from the free throw line.
This is the first weekly honor for Childress, and the 34th all time for the Cardinal, including the fourth this season.
2003-04 Pac-10 Players of the Week: Dec. 1.-Chris Hernandez, So, G, STAN; Dec. 8.-Matt Lottich, Sr, G, STAN; Hassan Adams, So, G, ARIZ; Dec. 22-Matt Lottich, Sr, G, STAN; Jan. 5- Janou Rubin, Jr, G, UCLA. Jan. 12- Josh Childress, Jr, F, STAN.