This Week In Pac-10 Men's Basketball
Dec. 22, 2003
Seven teams are in action tonight before heading off for a holiday break. . . . The first Pac-10 Media Teleconference with the 10 coaches will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 30. . . . STANFORD looks to extend its winning streak and head into conference play undefeated at 9-0. . . . WASHINGTON STATE is trying to extend its win streak to five games, the longest for a Cougars club since they won five straight to open the 1996-97 season. . . . ARIZONA looks to get a victory in the last game before holiday break begins. Under Olson, the 'Cats are 113-36 (.762) in December . . . After a tough loss to Alabama, OREGON is looking for a rebound victory over Pacific Northwest rival Monday night at Portland.
THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Mon., Dec. 22
San Diego State at Arizona, 6:30 p.m.
McNeese State at Arizona State, 6 p.m.
Oregon at Portland, 7 p.m.
Sacramento State at Oregon State, 7 p.m.
Southern Utah at Stanford, 7 p.m.
Cal Poly at USC, 7:30 p.m.
Washington State at Fresno State, 7 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 27
Columbia at California, 7:30 p.m. (1)
UCLA at Michigan, 5 p.m. (CBS)
Washington at San Diego State, 7 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 28
Liberty at Arizona, 4 p.m. (2)Air Force/Prairie View A&M at California, 5 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. (1)
Jackson State at Oregon State, 2 p.m.
Harvard at Stanford, 5 p.m.
Lafayette at USC, 5 p.m.
Washington State at Gonzaga, 7 p.m.
(1) Golden Bear Classic, Berkeley, Calif.
(2) Fiesta Bowl Classic, Tucson, Ariz.
Times listed are local to site.
MATT LOTTICH, STANFORD PAC-10 PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Senior forward Matt Lottich has been named Pac-10 Player of the Week after he 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.Pac-10 Player of the Week: Dec. 1 - Chris Hernandez, STAN. Dec. 8 - Matt Lottich, STAN. Dec. 15 - Hassan Adams, ARIZ. Dec. 22- Matt Lottich, STAN.
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