Washington Guard Nate Robinson Named Pac-10 Player of the Week
Feb. 2, 2004
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - WASHINGTON guard Nate Robinson has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for January 26-February 1, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Robinson, a sophomore from Seattle, Wash., averaged 19.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.5 steals in a home sweep of the Arizona schools. In the upset of No. 9 Arizona, he scored a career-high 31 points on 11-of-15 (.733) shooting from the field, including 3-of-4 from three-point range and 6-of-6 from the free throw line. He added five rebounds, five steals and three assists. In the win over Arizona State, Robinson scored eight points, dished out five assists to go with four rebounds and two steals. For the week, he shot 13-of-22 (.591) from the field, 3-of-8 (.375) from three-point range and 10-of-11 (.909) from the free throw line.
This is the first weekly honor for Robinson, the 20th all-time for the Huskies, and their first since Curtis Allen won the award on December 3, 2001.
The Huskies are currently riding a four-game winning streak and will travel to Los Angeles this week to take on USC and UCLA.
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; Jan. 5- Janou Rubin, Jr, G, UCLA. Jan. 12- Josh Childress, Jr, F, STAN; Jan. 19-Desmon Farmer, Sr, G, USC; Jan26- Leon Powe, Fr, F, CAL. Feb. 2- Nate Robinson, So, G, WASH