Landry Fields Named Pac-10 Player Of The Week
Feb. 22, 2010
STANFORD, Calif.- Senior guard/forward Landry Fields has been named Pac-10 Player of the Week for Feb. 15-21, as announced today by Commissioner Larry Scott.
The honor is the second this season for Fields, who also earned the award for the week of Jan. 18-24. Fields is the first Stanford player to be honored twice in a season since Matt Haryasz won the award in back-to-back weeks during the 2005-06 campaign.
A senior forward from Long Beach, Calif., Fields led the Cardinal to its first two road victories of the season, earning a sweep of Oregon and Oregon State. Stanford swept a Pac-10 road trip for the first time since winning at both Washington schools in 2008 and became only the third conference school this year to earn a road sweep.
Fields played in all 80 minutes, averaging 18.5 points on 12-for-25 (48 percent) shooting from the floor, along with 8.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.5 steals.
In Thursday's 72-65 win over the Ducks, Fields led all scorers with 21 points on 7-14 shooting from the field while registering his 18th 20-point game of the season.
In Saturday's 65-55 victory over the Beavers, Fields tallied his Pac-10-leading 11th double-double of the season, finishing with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Fields, who scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, also matched career-highs in assists (6) and blocked shots (3).
For the season, Fields ranks among the Pac-10 leaders in many statistical categories including leading the league in scoring (22.2 ppg) and minutes played (36.0 mpg), second in rebounding (8.7 rpg) and fifth in steals (1.7 spg).
Also Nominated: Ty Abbott (ASU), Quincy Pondexter (WASH).
2009-10 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Nov. 16 - Quincy Pondexter, WASH; Nov. 23 - Klay Thompson, WSU; Nov. 30 - Klay Thompson, WSU; Dec. 7 - Quincy Pondexter, WASH; Dec. 14 - Patrick Christopher, CAL; Dec. 21 - Alex Stepheson, USC; Dec. 28 - Mike Gerrity, USC; Jan. 4 - Michael Dunigan, ORE; Jan. 11 - Ty Abbott, ASU; Jan. 18 - Quincy Pondexter, WASH; Jan. 25 - Landry Fields, STAN; Feb. 1 - Nic Wise, ARIZ; Feb. 8 - Quincy Pondexter, WASH; Feb. 15 - Jerome Randle, CAL; Feb. 22 - Landry Fields, STAN
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