California's Randle Named Pac-10 Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Feb. 15, 2010

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Commissioner Larry Scott announced today that CALIFORNIA senior guard Jerome Randle has been named the Pac-10 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for  Feb. 8-14.

Randle, a native from Chicago, Ill., moved into third place on Cal’s all-time scoring list over the weekend, just eight points behind Lamond Murray for second place. For the weekend, Randle averaged 28.5 points, shooting 19-for-36 (53 percent) from the field, including 64 percent (9-for-14) from behind the arc and 91 percent (10-for-11) from the free throw line, respectively. 

In Thursday’s 93-81 win over the Huskies, Randle scored 21 of his 33 points in the first half on 12-for-19 (63 percent) from the floor. For Randle, it was his second 30-point outing of the season and third of his career. In Saturday’s 86-70 victory over the Cougars, the senior guard scored 24 points on 7-for-17 shooting (41 percent), including 6-for-9 (67 percent) from three-point land as the Golden Bears erased an 11-point halftime deficit. 

For the season, Randle ranks among the Pac-10 leaders in many statistical categories including fourth in scoring (19.8 ppg), third in assists (4.56 apg), first in free throw percentage (92 percent), sixth in three-point field goal percentage (41 percent) and second in three-point field goal made (72).

This is the third weekly honor for Randle and California’s 43rd all-time Player of the Week.

Also Nominated: Derrick Williams, ARIZ; Jeremy Green; STAN; Dwight Lewis, USC; Isaiah Thomas, WASH

Nov. 16 - Quincy Pondexter, WASH
Nov. 23 - Klay Thompson, WSU
Nov. 30 - Klay Thompson, WSU
Dec. 7 - Quincy Pondexter, WASH
Dec. 14 - Patrick Christopher, CAL
Dec. 21 - Alex Stepheson, USC
Dec. 28 - Mike Gerrity, USC
Jan. 4 - Michael Dunigan, ORE
Jan. 11 - Ty Abbott, ASU
Jan. 18 - Quincy Pondexter, WASH
Jan. 25 - Landry Fields, STAN
Feb. 1 - Nic Wise, ARIZ
Feb. 8 - Quincy Pondexter, WASH
Feb. 15 - Jerome Randle, CAL

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