2001-02 Pac-10 Women's Basketball Media Day (11/1/01)
Oct. 29, 2001
2001-02 PAC-10 BASKETBALL MEDIA DAY
Joan Bonvicini, Arizona Wildcats
Arizona record: 179-117 (.605), 10 years ... Career record: 504-188 (.728), 22 years ... Currently ranks 17th in career victories (504) and 18th in winning percentage (.728) among active NCAA Division I women's basketball head coaches ... In 2001, led the Wildcats to their second-ever WNIT berth and sixth consecutive postseason appearance ... In 2000, led the 'Cats to their fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, and set or tied 23 school records including new marks for single-season wins, points, three-point field goals made and highest winning percentage ... Opened the season with a nine-game winning streak and went on to a 12-1 start, tying the school record for the best start in the history of the program ... In 1999 set or tied 13 school records including new marks for single-season free throws and blocked shots ... Despite a 1-3 Conference start, UA won 11 of its last 14, including wins over co-champion Oregon and Stanford ... In 1998 UA set records for overall wins (23) and conference victories (14) ... Earned her first-ever Pac-10 Coach of the Year honor and was nominated for both Naismith Coach of the Year and AP Coach of the Year for her work during the 1998 season ... Led the Wildcats to a 91-90 win over Stanford January 12, 1998, snapping the Cardinal 48-game Conference winning streak ... Led the Wildcats to their first NCAA Tournament ever in 1997 ... Finalist for AP Coach of the Year in 1997 ... Guided Arizona to a 22-8 record and an NWIT Championship in 1996 ... Coached the Pac-10 All-Star team to three victories on foreign tour in Japan in the summer of 1996 ... As head coach at Long Beach State she led the 49ers to 10 first place finishes in the Big West Conference and 10 postseason appearances ... Two of her Long Beach State squads ('87, '88) reached the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament ... named 1981 NCAA Division I Women's National Coach of the Year, in just her second season as a head coach.
Charli Turner Thorne, Arizona State Sun Devils
Arizona State record: 65-77 (.458), 5 years ... Career record: 105-117 (.473), 8 years ... Earned first Pac-10 Coach of the Year honor after leading ASU to a share of its first-ever Pac-10 Championship and its first trip to the NCAA Tournament in nine seasons ... Was one of eight finalists for the 2001 WBCA National Coach of the Year Award ... Guided ASU to one of the most successful seasons in school history in 2001, as the Sun Devils posted a school-record 12 Conference wins and finished the season ranked 25th in the final AP poll ... In 2000 guided the Sun Devils to 14 wins and their first postseason berth (WNIT) in eight seasons... ASU's 14-14 regular-season record and 7-11 conference finish marked the fourth straight year that Turner Thorne's squad had bested its wins total from the year before ... Also led ASU to an upset win over NCAA qualifier Stanford for the first time in 15 tries ... Guided the Sun Devils to within six points of upsetting two top 20 teams - a four-point loss at No. 10 North Carolina and a two-point loss against 15th-ranked Arizona in Tucson ...... In 1999, she directed ASU to its most overall victories (12) since the 1993 season and matched the six Conference wins from 1998, which were also the most in five years ... Guided the Sun Devils to one of the biggest upsets in school history, a 77-76 win against then-No. 7 Washington in 1997-98 ... Took over the helm at ASU in 1997, directing the Sun Devils to a 9-19 record ... Began her head coaching career at Northern Arizona, leading the team to a 40-40 mark in three seasons ... Led the Lumberjacks to their first consecutive winning seasons ever, in 1995 and '96 ... As an assistant at Santa Clara (1991-93), Turner Thorne contributed to the Broncos' 19-game improvement in 1991 (from 9-17 to 28-3), one of the biggest single-season turnarounds in NCAA history ... Santa Clara won the West Coast Conference in each of Turner Thorne's three seasons.
Caren Horstmeyer, California Golden Bears
California record: 12-16 (.429), 1 year ... Career record: 233-140 (.625), 13 years ... In her first season as Cal's head coach, she led a Bears squad that posted its most Pac-10 victories (8) since 1993 ... In 2001, guided the Bears to wins over Stanford and Oregon, breaking 15-game losing streaks to both opponents ... Named to the helm of the Golden Bear program on April 17, 2000 ... Left Santa Clara as the winningest women's basketball coach in West Coast Conference history ... After compiling a 16-38 record in her first two campaigns at Santa Clara, she led the Broncos to 10 consecutive winning seasons ... In her 12 year coaching career at Santa Clara, guided her teams to six postseason appearances, including four NCAA tournament selections and the 1991 WNIT Championship ... In 2000 the Broncos were 21-8, marking the sixth time Santa Clara won 20 or more games under Horstmeyer ... In the decade of the 1990s, led Santa Clara to four straight regular-season conference titles (1991-94), six overall and two West Coast Conference Tournament crowns ... Was named the WCC Coach of the Year twice (1991, 1993) and received NCAA District Coach of the Year honors in 1999 ... Coached Santa Clara to a 19-game improvement in 1991 (from 9-17 to 28-3), one of the biggest single-season turnarounds in NCAA history ... Was a two-sport Santa Clara athlete (women's basketball and softball) ... At the time of her graduation, held records for most points in a game (32), season (452), career (1,496), most assists in a career (220), most steals in a season (58)/career (166) and most games played (107) ... Was a three-time All-Northern Pacific Athletic Conference pick and three-time team MVP.
Bev Smith, Oregon Ducks
Oregon record: First Year ... Career record: First Year ... Named the fifth head coach in Oregon's women's basketball history on June 7, 2001 ... Was inducted into the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame on October 13, 2001 ... Served as the Canadian National Team women's coach from 1997-2001, leading Canada to a 10th-place finish at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney ... In 1999, led Canada to its best finish at the Pan American Games in Winnipeg with a silver medal ... Coached the Familia Schio Club to a second-place Division I national finish in 1998-99 and 1999-2000 ... Guided Vivo Vicenzo to a first-place finish in Division II in 1997 ... As a player, helped Vivo Vicenzo win the Italian National Championship and European Cup in the 1993 season ... Retired from playing following the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta ... As the team captain, helped Canada to a fourth-place finish at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles ... In 1979, was selected to All-World Team after leading Canada to third place at the World Championships in Seoul, Korea ... Was a member of Oregon's inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame class in 1992 ... As a forward for the Ducks, she established school records for points scored in a single game (38), season (632) and career (2,063), rebounds in a game (26), season (376) and career (1,362), career assists (443) and steals in a game (11), season (95) and career (349) ... Still holds Oregon records in rebounds, assists and steals ... Was a two-time GTE Academic All-American (1981, 1982) ... Remains the Ducks' lone player to garner First Team Kodak All-America honors.
Judy Spoelstra, Oregon State Beavers
Oregon State record: 78-90 (.464), 6 years . . . Career record: 176-158 (.527), 12 years ... In 2001, guided the Beavers to their first postseason appearance since 1996 with a WNIT berth ... Led OSU to its most wins (16) in five seasons ... The Beavers won four straight road games in non-conference play in 2001 ... Named Pac-10 Coach of the Year in 2000 ... Led the Beavers to 10 victories in their last 16 games, vaulting them into a tie for fifth place in the Conference standings ... Guided Oregon State to a 10-8 league record in 2000, a seven-game improvement from 1999 ... Oregon State led the Pac-10 in scoring defense (61.0 ppg), field goal percentage defense (.389), blocked shots (4.9 bpg) and rebounding margin (+5.7 rpg) ... In 1999, the Beavers improved their overall record by four games after a 7-20 mark the year before ... Guided Oregon State to its third consecutive NCAA Tournament in 1996 as the Beavers went 19-9, finishing second in the Pac-10 ... Became only the third women's basketball coach in Oregon State history in 1996, replacing her former coach Aki Hill ... Compiled a record of 98-68 in six years as head coach of Montana State (1990-95) ... Led the Bobcats to five consecutive winning seasons, with a Big Sky Conference championship in 1992-93 ... Named Big Sky Coach of the Year in 1993 ... Served as an assistant coach at Idaho for three seasons (1987-89) ... A standout basketball player at Oregon State, Spoelstra was a Kodak All-American and Wade Trophy finalist in 1983 ... Inducted as one of just two women basketball players into the Oregon State University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Tara VanDerveer, Stanford Cardinal
Stanford record: 364-102 (.781), 15 years, Career Record: 516-153 (.771), 22 years ... Led Stanford to a share of its 10th Pac-10 title and 14th straight NCAA Tournament appearance (13 consecutive under her tutelage) in 2001 ... Currently ranks sixth in career winning percentage (.771) and 11th in wins (516) among active NCAA Division I women's coaches ... Became the first coach in Pac-10 history to reach 200 Conference wins on Jan. 25, 2001 ... Notched her 500th career victory on Nov. 26, 2000 ... In 2000, led Stanford to 20 wins for the 12th time in 13 years ... In 1999, she led a Cardinal squad that began the season 0-3 to its 12th straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament ... During the regular season, Stanford handed eventual-NCAA Champion Purdue (34-1) its only loss of the 1999 season ... Has guided the Cardinal to 10 Pac-10 titles and 13 NCAA tournament appearances ... Led Stanford to a Top 5 national ranking in the final AP Poll from 1995 to 1998 ... Cardinal posted 25 straight victories during the 1997 season, a Conference record ... Led Cardinal to the most wins in conference history (34) in 1997 ... During a one-year sabbatical from Stanford, VanDerveer coached the U.S. Olympic Women's Team to the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games ... She led Stanford to NCAA titles in 1990 and 1992 and Final Four appearances in 1991, 1995 and 1997 ... VanDerveer is a four-time National Coach of the Year, a four-time Pac-10 Coach of the Year and two-time Big Ten Coach of the Year ... As head coach of Ohio State from 1980-85, she guided the Buckeyes to four Big Ten Titles, four consecutive 20-win seasons, two NCAA Tournament appearances and a No. 7 final ranking in 1984-85 ... began her head coaching career at Idaho, where she compiled a 42-14 mark in two seasons (1978-79) ... VanDerveer was inducted into the Women's Sports Foundation Hall of Fame in October, 1998.
Kathy Olivier, UCLA Bruins
UCLA record: 121-108 (.528), 8 years ... Career record: 121-108 (.528), 8 years ... Led UCLA to a 5-4 home record in Pac-10 games last season, including season-ending victories over Elite-Eight bound Washington and NCAA Tournament participant Oregon ... In 2000, guided the Bruins to a 12-6 Conference record and a fourth-place finish in Pac-10 play, their third straight top-five league finish ... Became the first women's basketball coach in UCLA history to lead the Bruins to three straight NCAA Tournament appearances ('98-00) ... In 1999 led the Bruins to their most successful season ever, as UCLA won a share of its first Pac-10 title and reached the NCAA Elite Eight for the first time ... The 26 wins were the third-most in school history and most since the Pac-10 formed league play in 1987 ... In 1998, Olivier led the Bruins to their first NCAA appearance since 1992, advancing to the second round ... Led the Bruins back into the AP Top 25 rankings during the 1998 season, marking the first time UCLA had been ranked in the regular season poll for more than one week since 1981 ... Developed Pac-10 Freshman of the Year winners, Erica Gomez (1996) and Maylana Martin (1997) ... Martin went on to become the 1999 Pac-10 Player of the Year ... Joined the UCLA staff in 1986 as an assistant coach under Hall of Fame head coach Billie Moore ... As chief recruiter, Olivier was instrumental in landing many standout players such as two-time All-American and Pac-10 Athlete of the Decade Natalie Williams ... Served as assistant coach at USC from 1983-86 ... Helped guide Cheryl Miller and the Trojans to the 1984 NCAA title and a trip back to the NCAA title game in 1986 ... Also worked as an assistant coach at UC Irvine in 1983.
Chris Gobrecht, USC Trojans
USC record: 48-64 (.429), 4 years ... Career record: 380-267 (.587), 22 years ... Poised to become just the second coach in Conference history to accumulate 200 Pac-10 wins, as she is just five wins shy of the milestone ... In 2001, led USC to its first wins over Stanford and Cal in the Bay Area since 1986 ... Currently ranks 34th in career victories (380) among NCAA Division I women's coaches ... Assembled arguably the nation's top recruiting class in her 2001 newcomers ... In 2000 the Women of Troy went 16-14, won seven of their last nine regular-season games and made their first postseason appearance (WNIT) since 1996-97 ... Served as head coach of the Florida State Seminoles for one season (1997) ... As head coach of the Washington Huskies from 1985-1996, she compiled an impressive 243-89 record ... Her 243 career wins at Washington is more than half of the Huskies' 460 all-time wins ... Each of her 11 seasons in Seattle produced 16 or more wins ... The Huskies won three Conference titles under Gobrecht ('86, '88, '90), the most recent being a shared crown with Stanford in 1990 ... Gobrecht's 300th career win came on Jan. 19, 1995, with a victory over Oregon State in Corvallis ... Was head coach at Cal State Fullerton for six seasons (1980-85).
June Daugherty, Washington Huskies
Washington record: 81-66 (.531), 5 years ... Career record: 204-140 (.593), 12 years ... In 2001, led the Huskies to a share of the Pac-10 Championship and their first NCAA Elite Eight appearance since 1990 ... Guided Washington to the greatest turnaround by a Pac-10 team from one year to the next in 2001 (from ninth place to tie for first) ... Helped orchestrate the second-best overall turnaround in the nation last season, as UW finished 22-10 to improve on an 8-22 finish in 2000 ... Was inducted into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame in September 2000 ... In 2000, Daugherty coached the highest scoring duo from the same school, Megan Franza (17.2 ppg) and Loree Payne (17.4 ppg) in Pac-10 history ... Daugherty led the Huskies to postseason play for the third straight year in 1999, advancing to the second round of the WNIT ... In 1998 Daugherty led the Huskies to their 12th NCAA Tournament appearance in 14 years ... That season, Washington jumped out to a 10-0 record and soared as high as No. 7 in the early season polls, before finishing 18-10 ... Led the Huskies to a 9-0 non-conference record in 1998, the first time a Washington team went undefeated in non-league play ... Spent seven years as head coach at Boise State, compiling a 123-74 overall and 73-31 Big Sky record ... Guided the Broncos to six Big Sky tournament appearances ... Daugherty was named Big Sky Co-Coach of the Year in 1994 ... That season Boise State tied for the conference championship and received its first ever NCAA Tournament bid ... Served as assistant coach at Stanford for five seasons (1985-89), helping the Cardinal to its first Pac-10 title in 1989 with a perfect 18-0 Conference mark and 28-3 overall record ... Began her coaching career as an assistant at Kent State (1983-85).
Jenny Przekwas, Washington State Cougars
Washington State record: 15-41 (.268), 2 years ... Career record: 148-140 (.514), 10 years ... Led the Cougars to a seven-game improvement in 2001, the best WSU turnaround since 1994 ... Coached the Cougars to a split of every Conference home series last season, including an Oregon series sweep. The sweep marked the first of a Pac-10 opponent since the 1998 season ... In 2001, led WSU to victories over two ranked opponents in the same season (No. 18 Oregon, No. 22 Arizona) for the first time in six years ... Guided Washington State to the second-biggest comeback in Cougar history, rallying from a 16-point deficit to defeat Oregon 77-76 on Feb. 15, 2001 ... In 2000, guided the Cougars to a first-place finish in the Pac-10 in free throw percentage (.744), and a third-place finish in three-point shooting percentage (.351) ... Named the fourth head coach in WSU women's basketball history on March 31, 1999 ... Coached eight seasons at Saint Francis College (Pa.), where she led the Red Flash to four consecutive Northeast Conference titles and four straight NCAA tournament appearances from 1996-99 ... Named NEC Coach of the Year in 1995 and 1997 ... Under her guidance, Saint Francis posted six consecutive winning seasons ... Served as an assistant coach at Wyoming from 1987-1991, helping the team post an 81-65 record ... the 1990 Wyoming squad notched a school-best 24-8 record, won its Conference title and earned a trip to the Women's NIT.
2001-02 PAC-10 BASKETBALL MEDIA DAY
Michelle Greco, UCLA
Guard, Sr., 5-9, LaCrescenta, California
Michelle Greco returns as the Pac-10's leading scorer (19.9 ppg) from 2001, the fourth Bruin to win the league's scoring title ... Also paced the Conference in free throw percentage (.865), the fourth-best single-season performance by a Bruin ... Earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors for the first time ... Led UCLA in scoring in 21 games ... Set school records with 50 three-point shots made and 171 three-point attempts ... Became the 19th UCLA women's player to reach the 1,000 point mark ... Had a career-high 34 points in the Bruins' victory over Long Beach State, 25 in the second half ... Led the Bruins in free throw percentage in 2000 with a .864 mark, the fifth-best ever by a Bruin ... Garnered honorable mention All Pac-10 honors as a sophomore ... Ranked third in the Pac-10 in steals with 2.2 steals per game, which led the Bruins ... Scored a then career-high 26 points at Stanford in her fifth start of the season and had a career-high tying seven steals ... In 1999 she was named to the All Pac-10 Freshman Team ... Was second on the team in steals (73) and third in free throw percentage (.747) ... Ended the season by hitting 54 of her last 64 free throws ... Ranked ninth in the Pac-10 in steals (2.15 spg).
Ebony Hoffman, USC
Forward, So., 6-2, Harbor City, California
Coming off a fantastic freshman campaign, Ebony Hoffman returns as USC's top player in the post ... Made 26 starts and appeared in all 28 of the Women of Troy's games ... Received All-Pac-10 honorable mention and Pac-10 All-Freshman honors ... Led the team in scoring (12.5 ppg) and rebounding (8.0 rpg) in 2001, becoming the first freshman to do so since Lisa Leslie in 1991 ... Finished among Conference leaders in six total categories, including scoring (15th), rebounding (3rd), offensive rebounding (2nd), defensive rebounding (3rd), free throw percentage (6th) and blocked shots (8th) ... Named to the Basketball Times All-Freshman Team and Women's Basketball Journal Freshman All-American Second Team ... Led the team in scoring in 10 games and rebounding in 16 games ... Contributed 20 double-figure scoring games, including a season-high 21 points on three occasions ... Had 10-straight double-digit scoring outings from Dec. 28 through Feb. 4 ... Garnered Pac-10 Player of the Week honors on Jan. 29 for her performances against Oregon and Oregon State, averaging 15.5 points and rebounds in the series.
Amanda Levens, Arizona State
Guard, Sr., 5-9, Belvidere, Illinois
Amanda Levens returns as a First Team All-Pac-10 player at Arizona State ... One of four Sun Devils to start all 31 games in 2001 ... Led ASU in playing time, averaging 29.2 minutes per game ... Paced the Sun Devils in scoring (15.2 ppg) and was second on the team in assists (3.1 apg) ... Set the school single-season record with 60 three-pointers ... Finished third in the Pac-10 in three-point percentage (.441) and fourth in three-pointers made (1.94) ... Ranks third on the Sun Devils' single-season list for three-point percentage ... Set ASU's single-season record with 146 free throws and was second with 183 free throw attempts ... Tied for third in the Pac-10 in free throw percentage (.798) ... Was perfect from the free throw line in 10 games, including two 8-of-8 performances ... Turned in double figures in scoring in all but four games, including seven 20-point performances ... Matched her career high with 28 points at Oregon State, including a career-best 5-of-8 showing from three-point land ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week on Jan. 22 after averaging 15.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists to lead ASU to its first ever road sweep over UCLA and USC ... Redshirted the 2000 season as a Division I transfer from Old Dominion.
Giuliana Mendiola, Washington
Guard, So., 5-11, Lake Forest, California
Giuliana Mendiola returns as one of Washington's key starters ... Was a 2001 Pac-10 All-Freshman selection and All-Pac-10 honorable mention pick ... Played in all 32 games and started 30 ... Third-leading scorer on the team at 11.1 points per game ... Led the Huskies in rebounding throughout the entire regular season and finished the year with an average of 6.3 boards per game ... Ranked eighth in the Pac-10 in rebounding, sixth in assists (3.94 apg) and fourth in assist/turnover ratio (1.47) ... Averaged 13.3 points in four NCAA Tournament games as Washington advanced to the Elite Eight ... Was MVP of the Seattle Times Classic ... Had eight assists twice, against UCLA and Washington State ... Posted a season-best 22 points versus California at home ... Led the team in scoring seven times ... Had five double-doubles on the year.
Elizabeth Pickney, Arizona
Forward, Sr., 6-4, Houston, Texas
A 2001 First Team All-Pac-10 selection and Academic All-Pac-10 honorable mention pick, Elizabeth Pickney returns as one of Arizona's top players ... Is second on the UA career list and is ninth among Pac-10 career leaders in blocked shots, with 113 ... Is one of just four Wildcats to top both 1,000 points and 500 rebounds for her career ... Finished the 2001 season as Arizona's top scorer and was third in the Pac-10 with 16.4 points per game ... Was the Wildcats' second-leading rebounder (6.3 rpg) ... Was the only player to start every game during the 2001 season ... Her 524 points and 47 blocks on the year were good for third on the UA single-season lists in those categories, while her free throws made (141) and attempted (195) both rank second ... Notched a career and game-high 30 points against Stanford ... Was twice named Pac-10 Player of the Week (Dec. 11, Feb. 5) ... In 2000, her 31 blocked shots was the eighth-highest single-season total in school history, while her field goal percentage (.549) ranked seventh ... Was named Hawaiian Regent Classic MVP after leading the Cats to the tourney title ... In 1999 was a Pac-10 All-Freshman team selection ... Was also named Arizona Freshman of the Year ... One of only two players to start every contest ... Her 35 blocks ranked fifth on the UA single-season list and her free throw percentage (.758) was fourth ... Tied a school record with 12 free throws made, out of 13 attempts, en route to 18 points against Stanford.
Nicole Powell, Stanford
Forward, So., 6-2, Phoenix, Arizona
The 2001 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, Nicole Powell was the fourth Cardinal to earn league rookie of the year honors and second in a row ... Also earned First Team Kodak All-District 8, First Team All-Pac-10 and Women's Basketball Journal First Team Freshman All-America honors ... Became both the first Stanford player and first freshman to win the Pac-10 rebounding title ... Averaged team-highs of 14.1 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.7 assists in 33.6 minutes ... Ranked among the Pac-10 leaders in seven of a possible 12 categories: rebounding (1st), defensive rebounding (1st), assists (4th), assist/turnover ratio (6th), three-point percentage (6th), free throw percentage (9th) and scoring (10th) ... In Pac-10 play, averaged a near double-double of 14.9 points and 9.3 rebounds in 35.5 minutes ... Notched a career high 15 rebounds at UCLA on Feb. 2 ... Recorded just the third triple-double in Stanford history and seventh in Pac-10 history at Washington State on Feb. 22 with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in 32 minutes ... Recorded a Conference best 10 double-doubles ... Scored in double figures in 22 of the last 27 games ... Had career-highs of 29 points and six three-pointers, to go along with 12 rebounds at Arizona on Mar. 8 ... Earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors on Mar. 12 after averaging 22.0 points and 12.0 rebounds at Arizona and Arizona State in the final weekend of the regular season.
Felicia Ragland, Oregon State
Guard, Sr., 5-9, Tulare, California
The 2001 Pac-10 Player of the Year, Felicia Ragland led the Beavers in scoring (19.7 ppg), rebounds (7.4 rpg), steals (75) and three-point field goal percentage (.463) ... Named honorable mention Kodak All-American (OSU's first since 1996) ... Also earned District VII Kodak All-America honors ... Became just the eighth OSU player to score 1,000 points (1,165) and pull down 500 rebounds (527) ... Holds OSU's single-season record with 63 three-point baskets ... Buried six three-pointers on three different contests, including a 6-for-7 effort against Arizona State on Mar. 3 ... Recorded seven double-doubles, third-best in the Pac-10 ... Finished the 2001 season ranked in the top seven in eight of 12 Pac-10 statistical categories: three-point field goal percentage (1st), scoring (2nd), steals (3rd), three-point field goals made (3rd), rebounding (5th), offensive rebounds (6th) and free throw percentage (7th) ... Only Pac-10 player to score 30-plus points on three different occasions during the season ... Led the team in scoring or rebounding in 21 contests ... Had a career-high 32 points and nine rebounds on Mar. 3 against Arizona State ... Finished the regular season with a career-high 15 rebounds and 22 points at Oregon on Mar. 10 ... A 2000 All Pac-10 selection, leading the Beavers in scoring (12.9 ppg) and assists (86), finished second in steals (63) and third in rebounds (6.2 rpg) ... Had seven straight double-figure scoring games to complete the season ... In 1999, played in all 27 games, starting 26 straight after coming off the bench in the season opener ... Was Oregon State's second-leading scorer with 205 points (7.6 ppg) and second-leading rebounder with 126 (4.7 rpg) ... Led the Beavers in scoring during Pac-10 games with 150 points, 8.3 (ppg) and was second in rebounding with 4.9 (rpg).