Alford leads UCLA to rare road sweep, earns Pac-12 Player of the Week
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week (1/16/17) - Bryce Alford, Sr., G, UCLA
• Bryce Alford earned his second career Pac-12 Player of the Week award in voting conducted by media who cover the league. He also received the honor on Jan. 11, 2016
• Alford averaged 26.0 points behind 57 percent shooting from the field (17-30) and behind the three-point arc (12-21) in UCLA's road sweep of Colorado and Utah. It marked only the fourth road sweep of the mountain schools in the six seasons since the league expanded to the Pac-12 in 2011-12 (UCLA - 2013, 2017; ARIZONA - 2014, 2015).
• Alford erupted for a career-high 37 points in Thursday's 104-89 win at Colorado, tying the UCLA program record with nine 3-pointers on 14 attempts against CU. His 37 points were the most by any UCLA player in a road game since Jan. 2003 when Jason Kapono had 44 at Washington State.
• Alford added three more triples and went 6-of-12 from the floor en route to 15 points in Saturday's 83-82 victory at Utah.
• Alford is the active career leader among Power 6 leagues with 278 three pointers and 1,702 points, ranking third and 10th overall in NCAA Division I in those categories. This week, he climbed into the Conference's all-time top 10 in made threes and passed Eldridge Recasner into 57th place on the league's career scoring list.
ALSO NOMINATED: Lauri Markkanen, ARIZONA; Ivan Rabb, CALIFORNIA; Dylan Ennis, OREGON; Michael Humphrey, STANFORD; Chimezie Metu, USC; Devon Daniels, UTAH.
2016-17 PAC-12 MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
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