Matt Lottich Named Pac-10 Athlete of the Week

Dec. 22, 2003

Walnut Creek, Ca. - Honors Candidate Matt Lottich has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Men'sBasketball Player of the Week for December 16-21, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Lottich, a senior guard from Winnetka, Ill., helped Stanford win two difficult games last week and run its overall mark to 7-0. He averaged 23.0 points 6.0 assists in the victories over Florida International and Gonzaga. In the game against FIU he scored 12 points (4-of-8 from the floor, 2-of-4 from behind the arc) recorded five assists, a block, a steal and three rebounds in 25 minutes of play.

Later in the week against No. 15 Gonzaga in the Pete Newell Challenge, Lottich scored a career-high 34 points (25 in the second half). He connected on 12 of his 17 shots from the floor, including 6-of-7 from three-point range and dished out a career-high seven assists. In crunch time, he was 4-of-4 from the free throw line to help ensure the victory for the Cardinal.

This is the second weekly honor for Lottich, and the 33rd award all-time for the Cardinal.

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; Dec. 22-Matt Lottich, Sr, G, STAN

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