Stanford's Landry Fields Named Pac-10 Men's Basketball Top Scholar-Athlete
March 10, 2010
LOS ANGELES - Stanford men's basketball senior Landry Fields has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year, presented by Toyo Tires, league officials announced Wednesday at the Pacific Life Pac-10 Tournament.
A native of Long Beach, Calif., Fields has excelled on the court, in the classroom and in the community. He is leading the Conference with 22.2 points per game and adding a team-best 8.7 rebounds per game while starting all 30 games. Fields as scored in double figures in each game this season. Entering the Pac-10 tournament, he has scored 667 points this season - the third best total by a Stanford player in a single-season. Former Cardinal Adam Keefe is the only other player to score more points in a season, posting 709 points in 1991 and 734 points in 1992.
A communications major, Fields has a 3.03 grade point average and will graduate in May.
Previous winners have included Robbie Cowgill, Washington State (2008) and Taylor Rochestie, Washington State (2009).
Fields and the seventh-seeded Cardinal will meet second-seeded Arizona State in Pac-10 Tournament quarterfinal action, Thursday, March 11 at 6:10 p.m. at Staples Center.
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