Ryan Mendez To Chat Live Online
Jan. 31, 2001
STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford senior men's basketball player Ryan Mendez will make a special visit to the gostanford/ESPN.com moderated chat room today at 4:00 p.m. PT to talk to fans about the undefeated (19-0, 7-0 Pac-10) and top-ranked Stanford men's basketball team. The Cardinal continues its season with crucial Pac-10 home games versus USC and UCLA this Thursday and Saturday.
Mendez is enjoying his best collegiate season as a fifth-year senior in 2000-2001, averaging a career-high 11.2 points per game to go with 3.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists per contest. Mendez ranks second on the club behind Casey Jacobsen in three-pointers made, connecting on 33-of-77 attempts (.429). He also leads the team with a .900 (367-40) free throw percentage and ranks second on the squad with 13 steals. Mendez has scored in double figures ten times this season, including a season-high 22-point performance at Long Beach State (12/2/00).
Mendez was named to all-tournament teams at both the Puerto Rico Shootout and the Stanford Invitational this season. He ranks sixth on Stanford's all-time free throw percentage list with an .837 career mark.
If you would like to ask your question for Mendez ahead of time, feel free to leave your questions now and we will save them for his arrival. Otherwise, he'll chat with you at 4:00 p.m.!