California’s Wallace named Pac-12 men’s basketball Player of the Week

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - CALIFORNIA sophomore guard Tyrone Wallace has been named Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for play from Nov. 4-10, the Conference office announced today. 

The Bakersfield, Calif., native posted a career-best 20 points along with seven assists, six rebounds, two steals and a block in 34 minutes of action in Cal’s 83-64 victory over Coppin State on Friday. Wallace shot an even .500 in both field goals (7-of-14) and three-point field goals (3-of-6) in the Bears’ season opener. 

The honor marks Wallace’s first-career weekly award. It is California’s 50th player of the week selection all-time. 

The Bears return to action this week with two games on their home court in Berkeley, both of which will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Networks. California takes on Denver on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. PT and then Oakland on Friday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. PT. 

For more information, including a full television schedule, visit www.pac-12.com.

Also Nominated: Aaron Gordon, ARIZ; Jermaine Marshall, ASU; Josh Scott, COLO; Mike Moser, ORE; Roberto Nelson, OSU; Dwight Powell, STAN; Kyle Anderson, UCLA; Delon Wright, UTAH; C.J. Wilcox, WASH; DaVonté Lacy, WSU.

2013-14 Pac-12 Players of the Week

Nov. 11    Tyrone Wallace, So., California

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