Arizona's Hassan Adams Named Pac-10 Player of the Week

Dec. 15, 2003

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - ARIZONA guard Hassan Adams has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for December 8-14, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Adams, a sophomore from Los Angeles, Calif., led the Wildcats to a pair of victories over two teams ranked in the top-25. Adams averaged 25.0 points, 6.0 rebound and 1.5 blocked shots for the week. He also connected on 19-of-32 (.594) field goal attempts, including 7-of-12 (.583) from three-point range. Against No. 6 Texas (Dec. 9) in New York City, Adams posted his first career double-double with career-high totals of 30 points and 10 rebounds. In that outing, he hit 12-of-21 field goal attempts and scored 16 first-half points.

Adams closed the week with a 20-point, 2-block performance in leading the Wildcats to a come-from-behind win over No. 21 Marquette (Dec. 13). Adams knocked down 7-of-11 field goal attempts in the game, including a career best 4-of-7 from three-point range.

This is the first weekly honor for Adams, and a Pac-10 leading, 60th award all-time for the Wildcats.

2003-04 Pac-10 Players of the Week: Dec. 1.-Chris Hernandez, So, G, STAN; Dec. 8.-Matt Lottich, Sr, G, STAN; Hassan Adams, So, G, ARIZ.

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