This Week in Pac-10 Men's Basketball
Feb. 22, 2010
Saturday, February 27
Games local to site. Associated Press rankings
LAST WEEK'S RESULTS
Saturday, February 20
Sunday, February 21
AROUND THE LEAGUE
• FR F Derrick Williams leads the Wildcats in scoring, averaging 15.4 points per game. In the previous 31 seasons of Pac-10 play, only two freshmen have led the team in scoring - Jerryd Bayless (19.7 ppg/2007-08) and Sean Elliott (15.6 ppg/1985-86).
• In addition, Williams, who is sixth in the Pac-10 with 6.8 rebounds per game, is looking to become the first freshman to lead the Wildcats in rebounding since Frank Smith (6.0 rpg/1979-80).
• JR G Ty Abbott scored 28 points at Arizona has he hit 5-of-8 from three-point range. He is sixth in Pac-10 play only, averaging 16.4 points. He’s also shooting 47-of-106 (.443) in Pac-10 play from beyond the arc.
• Over the last three seasons, the Sun Devils have posted a record of 65-31 (.677). It’s the second most wins in a three-year period in Sun Devil history. ASU posted a record of 72-13 from 1961-63.
• With a 14-3 home record, the Sun Devils have a chance to eclipse the 2008 record of most home wins in a season (15).
• SR G Jerome Randle sits second on the school’s career scoring list with 1,702 points. He needs 75 points to move into the top spot, passing Sean Lampley’s school record 1,776 points (1998-01).
• Randle needs six assists to reach 500 for his career. He currently ranks tied for third on Cal’s all-time list with Jason Kidd (494; 1993-94).
• California is 11-0 when it shoots 50 percent or better from the field.
• The Bears are 29-3 at home over the last two seasons.
• The Ducks have used 16 different lineups in 26 games this season.
• SO F Jeremy Jacob averaged 16.5 points in two games last week, leading the team with 19 points vs. Stanford and 14 points vs. California. He’s scored 10 or more points in seven of the last nine games.
• FR F E.J. Singler averaged 7.5 rebounds last week, grabbing eight against Stanford and seven vs. California. Over the last eight games, he’s averaging 5.4 rebounds.
• SR G Tajuan Porter sits second on the Pac-10 career charts with 326 three-pointers. He needs 17 treys to take over the top spot from Salim Stoudamire (342; 2002-05).
• JR G Calvin Haynes has scored in double digits in each of the last eight games, averaging 17.0 points over that span. In Pac-10 play, he ranks 10th, averaging 15.1 points per game.
• FR F/C Joe Burton averaged 9.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in two games last week. In 12 previous Pac-10 games, he averaged 2.1 points and 2.8 rebounds.
• Oregon State is now 10-1 this season when leading at the half.
• In league games only, the Beavers are second in the Pac-10 allowing 60.1 points per game. Since Washington scored 76 points in the league-opener, OSU has not allowed more than 66 points in Pac-10 play.
• With 599 points this season, SR F Landry Fields will become the fifth different Cardinal to score 600 points in a season. He will join a list of former All-Pac-10 performers that include Keith Jones, Todd Lichti, Adam Keefe and Casey Jacobsen.
• SO F Jack Trotter shot 11-of-15 (.733) from the field and averaged 12.5 points in a road sweep of the Oregon schools.
• SO G Jeremy Green’s next three-pointer will tie a Stanford single-season mark. He needs one more to match Casey Jacobsen’s school mark of 84 set in 2000-01.
• Stanford shot 9-of-18 from beyond the arc in each game last week. SR G Drew Shiller led the way hitting 7-of-13 (.538).
• SR G Michael Roll is on target to appear in more games than any other Bruin in school history. He enters this week’s action having appeared in 141 games. The UCLA record is 142 games, set by Darren Collison and Alfred Aboya.
• FR F Brendan Lane posted a season-high 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting at Washington. He had scored a total of seven points in 10 previous appearances in Pac-10 play.
• FR F Tyler Honeycutt leads the team in rebounds (6.1 rpg), with FR F Reeves Nelson right behind (5.5 rpg). This would mark the third time in the last five years that a freshman led the Bruins in rebounding.
• SO F Nikola Vucevic has posted 10 double-doubles this season.
• USC has held 16 opponents to 56 points or less this season and only twice has allowed more than 67 points.
• With 1,411 points, SR G Dwight Lewis sits 13th on USC’s career scoring chart. He needs 32 points to crack the top 10.
• Lewis has led the team in scoring in each of the last three games, averaging 19.7 points.
• Over the last four games, SO F Leonard Washington is averaging 7.3 points on 12-of-21 shooting (.571). In the previous 12 games he’s played this season, he was averaging 6.2 points while shooting just 25-of-61 (.410).
• The 29-point margin of victory by the Huskies in the 97-68 win over UCLA was the largest in the series history.
• JR F Matthew Bryan-Amaning averaged 12.4 points/6.4 rebounds over the last five games, shooting 26-of-41 (.634) from the field.
• SO G Isaiah Thomas needs 16 points to reach 1,000 points for his career.
• With 1,639 career points, SR F Quincy Pondexter ranks fifth on the school’s all-time scoring list.
• Washington ranks seventh nationally, averaging 81.1 points per game.
• SO F DeAngelo Casto leads the Pac-10 in blocked shots with 59 (2.2 per game). He set the WSU freshman single-season record with 39 blocks last year, and now owns the WSU sophomore record with 59. The 59 blocks are the most in a season for the Cougars since Stuart House swatted a league-leading 69 shots during the 1979-80 season.
• After allowing UCLA 71 points on 65.9 percent shooting, the Cougars bounced back to limit USC to 47 points on 38.0 percent shooting. It was the fewest points allowed by WSU this season.
• FR G Reggie Moore led the Cougars in scoring in each game last week, posting 11 points against UCLA and 12 vs. USC.