This Week in Pac-10 Men's Basketball
Nov. 27, 2006
Tue., Nov. 28
UNLV at No. 16 Arizona, 8:30 p.m., FSNAZ
Northern Colorado at Arizona State, 6:30 p.m., FSNAZ
UC Davis at Stanford, 7:30 p.m., FSNBA
Long Beach State at No. 1 UCLA, 7:30 p.m.
Mississippi Valley State at USC, 7:30 p.m..
Wed., Nov. 29
Kansas State at California, 7:30 p.m., FSN
Portland at Washington State, 7 p.m. .
Idaho at No. 13 Washington, 7 p.m..
Oregon at No. 18 Georgetown, 7:30 p.m. , OSN
Sat., Dec. 2
Illinois vs. No. 16 Arizona, 3:30 p.m. (11), ESPN
Arizona State at Minnesota, 12 noon, FSNAZ
Washington State at Utah, 7 p.m..
Fresno State at Oregon State, 2 p.m..
Loyola Marymount at USC, 6 p.m..
Sun., Dec. 3
California vs. No. 24 Nevada, 6 p.m. (12), CSTV
Stanford vs. Texas Tech (12), CSTV
UC Riverside at No. 1 UCLA, 2:30 p.m., FSN Prime Ticket
(11) Hall of Fame Classic, Phoenix, Ariz. (U.S. Airways Center).
(12) Pete Newell Challenge, San Jose, Calif. (HP Pavilion).
Game times local to site. Associated Press rankings..
UCLA guard Darren Collison has been named the U.S. Bank Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for November 20-26.
Collison, a sophomore from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., averaged 13.3 points, 7.0 assists and 2.7 steals in leading the Bruins to the EA Sports Maui Invitational title. He was named MVP of the Invitational after shooting 12-of-20 (.600) from the field, 4-of-9 (.444) from three-point range, and 12-of-16 (.750) from the free throw line. The point guard was vital in guiding the Bruins to 52.8 percent shooting from the field for the three games. In the opening game vs. Chaminade, he scored 15 points, dished out seven assists and grabbed five steals. In the semifinal win over No. 20 Kentucky, he scored 10 points, dished out another seven assists and grabbed three steals. In the championship game win over No. 19 Georgia Tech, Collison scored 15 points, hitting 10-of-12 from the the free throw line, and passed out seven assists.
This is the first weekly honor for Collison and UCLA's 43rd Player of the Week all-time.
2006-07 U.S. Bank Pac-10 Players of the Week: Nov. 20 - Chase Budinger, Fr., F, ARIZ. Nov. 27 - Darren Collison, UCLA.
Mon., Nov. 20
California 73, Santa Clara 48 (CAL: Anderson 25 pts/9 reb, Ubaka 13 pts, Hardin 12 pts/10 reb/5 blks)
UCLA 88, Chaminade 63 (UCLA: Afflalo 25 pts/5-7 3FG, Shipp 16 pts/5 reb, Collison 15 pts/7 asts)
Oregon 79, Rice 73 (OT) (ORE: Brooks 30 pts/6 reb/7 asts, Leunen 15 pts/12 reb, Taylor 11 pts/12 reb)
Tue., Nov. 21
Arizona State 64, San Jose State 52 (ASU: Polk 14 pts, Pendergraph 12 pts/12 reb, Shipp 11 pts/4 reb)
UCLA 73, Kentucky 68 (UCLA: Mbah a Moute 18 pts, Mata 12 pts/11 reb, Collison 10 pts/7 asts)
USC 74, The Citadel 58 (USC: Young 24 pts/8-9 FG/4 asts, Stewart 12 pts, Gibson 10 pts)
Washington State 66, Idaho State 60 (WSU: Low 22 pts, Weaver 11 pts/8 reb/8 asts/5 blks, Harmeling 11 pts)
Wed., Nov. 22
Arizona 86, Samford 57 (ARIZ: Williams 14 pts/8 reb, Budinger 14 pts/8 reb, Shakur 14 pts/6 asts)
UCLA 88, Georgia Tech 73 (UCLA: Afflalo 19 pts, Collison 15 pts/7 asts, Mbah a Moute 14 pts/7 reb)
Thur., Nov. 23
California 72, Marshall 70 (CAL: Ubaka 21 pts, Anderson 19 pts/5 reb, Randle 14 pts)
Fri., Nov. 24
Washington 90, Eastern Washington 83 (WASH: Dentmon 23 pts/5 reb, Oliver 14 pts/9 reb/5 asts)
California 72, Hawaii 56 (CAL: Anderson 18 pts/11 reb, Ubaka 12 pts/6 asts, Hardin 11 pts/7 reb)
Oregon State 69, Northern Colorado 67 (OSU: Jones 35 pts/7 reb, Jeffers 10 pts/12 reb/2 blks/2 stls)
USC 79, Long Beach State 61 (USC: Young 22 pts/9 reb, Stewart 16 pts, Gibson 10 pts/18 reb)
Sat., Nov. 25
Arizona State 67, Iowa 64 (ASU: Polk 20 pts/4-5 3FG/5 asts, Angounou 14 pts/12 reb, Shipp 8 pts/5 reb)
California 78, Loyola Marymount 70 (CAL: Wilkes 18 pts/3 stls, Hardin 16 pts/9 reb, Anderson 15 pts/12 reb)
Stanford 82, Denver 39 (STAN: R. Lopez 13 pts/12 reb, Fields 12 pts, Goods 11 pts/5 reb, Hill 11 pts)
Washington State 65, Boise State 63 (WSU: Low 17 pts, Weaver 12 pts/5 reb, Harmeling 11 pts)
Sun., Nov. 26
Oregon State 72, Montana State 63 (OSU: Jones 24 pts, J. Tarver 14pts/3 stls, S. Tarver 11 pts)
Three freshmen have each scored 20 or more points in a game three times this year:
Ryan Anderson, CAL; Tajuan Porter, ORE; Christian Polk, ASU
Three freshmen have each posted a pair of double-doubles:
Ryan Anderson, CAL; Robin Lopez, STAN; Taj Gibson, USC
Five freshmen lead their respective squads in scoring:
Chase Budinger, ARIZ (20.5 ppg)
Christian Polk, ASU (17.2 ppg)
Ryan Anderson, CAL (19.7 ppg)
Tajuan Porter, ORE (24.0 ppg)
Quincy Pondexter, WASH (15.6 ppg)
Three freshmen lead their clubs in rebounding:
Ryan Anderson, CAL (8.8 rpg)
Robin Lopez, STAN (8.4 rpg)
Taj Gibson, USC (10.3 rpg)
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