California's Crabbe named Pac-12 player of the week
By the Pac-12 Conference
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - CALIFORNIA junior guard Allen Crabbe was named the Pac-12 men's basketball player of the week for the week of Feb. 4-10, the Conference announced Monday.
Crabbe, a Los Angeles, Calif., native, scored 31 points in the 77-69 California victory over then-No. 7 ARIZONA. Crabbe's total of 31 points was the most by any player against the Wildcats this season. He went 12-for-15 (.800) from the field and 3-for-4 (.750) from the free throw line, making a season-high tying four three-pointers in the game.
Crabbe was instrumental in the victory as he scored 19 points in the second half to help the Bears pull ahead in a crucial 17-2 run. His 12 field goals on the night were the most by a Golden Bear this season. Crabbe tallied his 12th game this season, and 25th of his career, reaching 20 or more points. In addition to his impressive scoring, the junior grabbed seven rebounds, had five assists and a block on the night.
The junior scored 16 points going 6-for-14 (.429) from the field and 2-for-4 (.500) from the free throw line in the 66-62 loss at ARIZONA STATE. He added seven rebounds and matched his career-high with six assists in the game. For the week, he averaged 23.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 5.5 assists. His scoring total on the week moved him into 13th place on Cal's all-time scoring list with 1,385 points in 88 career games.
This is Crabbe's first player of the week of his career. It is the 46th all-time selection for California.
The Golden Bears stay at home this week as they face UCLA on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. PT on ESPN2 and host USC on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. PT on FSN.
For more information including a full television schedule, please visit www.pac-12.com.
Also Nominated: Mark Lyons, ARIZ; Spencer Dinwiddie, COLO; Joe Burton, OSU; Dwight Powell, STAN; Shabazz Muhammad, UCLA;
2012-13 Pac-12 Players of the Week
Nov. 12 Ahmad Starks, Jr., G, Oregon State
Nov. 19 Askia Booker, So., G, Colorado
Nov. 26 Justin Cobbs, Jr., G, California
Dec. 3 Carrick Felix, Sr., F, Arizona State
Dec. 10 Brock Motum, Sr., F, Washington State
Dec. 17 André Roberson, Jr., F, Colorado
Dec. 24 Eric Moreland, So., F, Oregon State
Dec. 31 Shabazz Muhammad, Fr., G/F, UCLA
Jan. 7 Carrick Felix, Sr., F, Arizona State
Jan. 14 C.J. Wilcox, Jr., G, Washington
Jan. 21 Mark Lyons, Sr., G, Arizona
Jan. 28 Carrick Felix, Sr., F, Arizona State
Feb. 4 Josh Huestis, Jr., F, Stanford
Feb. 11 Allen Crabbe, Jr., G, California