Ridnour Named Pac-10 Player of the Week

Dec. 2, 2002

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Oregon junior guard Luke Ridnour has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for November 25 - December 1, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Ridnour, from Blaine, Wash., averaged 21.3 points and 8.3 assists per game as No. 10 Oregon went 3-0 for the week. He was named MVP of the John Thompson Foundation Challenge for his role in wins over Grambling State (21 points, 5 rebounds, 9 assists, 5 steals) and Cal State Northridge (19 points, 9 assists). Ridnour added 24 points and 7 assists in the Ducks' win over Pacific.

For the week, he shot 52.3 percent from the field (23-of-44), and with 25 assists, he climbed to sixth on the UO career assist list with 307.

It is the first weekly award for Ridnour, the 22nd all-time honor for the Ducks.

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