Jerome Randle Named Pac-10 Player of the Week
Dec. 22, 2008
BERKELEY - Junior guard Jerome Randle has been named the U.S. Bank Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Dec. 15-21, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced Monday.
Randle scored a team-high 23 points against Nevada to lead the Bears to a 75-66 victory over the Wolf Pack on Nov. 20. The Chicago, Ill., native connected on seven of his 10 shot attempts, including 2-4 from beyond thearc. He was also perfect from the charity stripe (7-7) and totaled a game-high eight assists.
Randle is averaging 20.6 points per game, second in the Pac-10, and is tied for second in the conference in three-point field goal percentage (.600).
This is the second weekly honor for Randle and Cal's 39th Player of the Week all-time. Randle claimed the award last year for the week of Dec. 24-30.
2008-09 U.S. Bank Pac-10 Players of the Week: Nov. 17 - Darren Collison, Sr., G, UCLA; Nov. 24 - James Harden, So., G, ASU; Dec. 1 - James Harden, So., G, ASU; Dec. 8 - Dwight Lewis, Jr., G, USC; Dec. 15 - Jordan Hill, Jr., F, ARIZ; Dec. 22 - Jerome Randle, Jr., G, CAL