Curtis Borchardt Named Pac-10 Basketball Player of the Week

March 4, 2002

Walnut Creek, Calif. - Stanford junior center Curtis Borchardt has beennamed the Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week forFebruary 26 - March 3, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Borchardt, from Redmond, Wash., averaged 23.5 points , 13 rebounds and2.5 blocks in a Cardinal sweep at the Arizona schools.

Against Arizona, Borchardt tallied 28 points on 8-of-15 (.533) shootingfrom the field and 11-of-11 (1.000) shooting from the free throw line.He also notched nine rebounds in the winning effort at Tucson. In thevictory at Arizona State two days later, Borchardt scored 19 points whileshooting 6-of-9 (.667) from the field and 7-of-9 (.778) from the freethrow line. Additionally, he posted 17 rebounds in that contest.

For the week, Borchardt shot 14-of-24 (.583) from the field, 1-of-2(.500) from three-point range and 18-of-20 (.900) from the free throwline.

It is the first weekly award for Borchardt, the 30th all-time honor forthe Cardinal.

2001-02 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Nov. 26 - Jason Gardner, ARIZ. Dec.3 - Curtis Allen, WASH. Dec. 10 - Marcus Moore, WSU. Dec. 17 - JoeShipp, CAL. Jan. 7 - Chad Prewitt, ASU. Jan. 14 - Matt Barnes, UCLA.Jan. 21 - Luke Walton, ARIZ. Jan. 28 - Philip Ricci, OSU. Feb. 4 -Casey Jacobsen, STAN. Feb. 11 - Amit Tamir, CAL. Feb. 18 - DavidBluthenthal, USC. Feb. 25 - Frederick Jones, ORE. Mar. 4 - CurtisBorchardt, STAN.

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