Getting To Know The Juniors

Feb. 11, 2009

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    STANFORD, Calif.- One has cracked the starting lineup and asserted himself as the club's top rebounding threat. The other represents one of the Cardinal's top reserves, averaging almost 13 minutes of playing time off the bench. Together, both players have contributed steadily throughout the year as the Cardinal currently sports a 15-7 overall mark.

    Recently, had a chance to catch up with the two juniors.

    (2) Landry Fields
    Guard/Forward - 6-7 - 210
    Long Beach, CA (Los Alamitos HS)
    After coming off the bench in his first 63 games, Fields has started all 22 contests this year and is averaging 30.0 minutes. The club's best rebounder at 6.8 boards per game, Fields has quickly earned the reputation of a true 'stat-stuffer' as he is also averaging 11.9 points and 1.7 assists per game. Fields has made 51.1 percent from the field, 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and he ranks second on the club with 28 steals. Fields has scored in double-figures 13 times, recorded three double-doubles and established career-high totals in almost every offensive category.

  • Dream job besides playing basketball: coaching basketball or an actor
  • Someone who would play me in a movie: Will Smith
  • Favorite NBA player: Kobe Bryant
  • Celebrity crush: Paula Patton or Candace Parker
  • Favorite movie: Friday
  • Greatest achievement outside of sports: getting into Stanford
  • You might be surprised to know I: want to learn how to play the piano, aspire to be a college basketball coach and I'm an extremely neat and organized person.

    (10) Drew Shiller
    Guard - 6-0 - 170
    Burlingame, CA (San Francisco)
    Now in his second full season at Stanford after transferring over from San Francisco, Shiller has appeared in 16 contests off the bench. Considered one of the best all-around athletes on the roster, he is averaging 2.5 points, 1.0 rebound and 1.7 assists per game. One of the team's top threats from beyond the arc, Shiller has connected on 10-29 attempts from long range. Shiller, who is averaging 12.9 minutes per game, dished out a career-best five assists against Air Force back on Nov. 26.

  • Favorite class: America's Greece, America's Rome
  • Dream job besides playing basketball: general manager of a professional sports team
  • Favorite movies: Forrest Gump
  • Favorite NBA player: Steve Nash
  • Role models: My family
  • Significance of your jersey number: wore the number since freshman year of varsity basketball in high school
  • Best meal I can prepare: chicken cordon bleu and pasta.
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