Monday, March 06, 2006

Afflalo Named Pac-10 Player of the Week

By Bruin Basketball Report

UCLA sophomore guard Arron Afflalo was named Pac-10 Conference Player of the Week for February 27 - March 5.

Against California on Thursday, Afflalo played 43 minutes and scored a game-high 25 points, shooting 8 of 16 from the floor, including 5 of 9 from three-point range. He scored 21 points in the second half during UCLA's come from behind overtime victory over the Bears. Afflalo also grabbed a team-high 7 rebounds.

On Saturday, Afflalo scored a game-high 16 points on 5 of 7 shooting from the field, including 3 of 5 from beyond the arc in UCLA's victory at Stanford

For the week, Afflalo averaged 20.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 1.0 steals per game.

Despite UCLA winning the Pac-10 conference title last week, Afflalo became just the first Bruin to be named Player of the Week this season.



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