Feb. 15, 2010
BERKELEY - Senior guard Jerome Randle has been named the Pac-10 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 8-14., as announced today by the Pacific-10 Conference.
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 goals made (72).
This is the third weekly honor for Randle and California's 43rd all-time Player of the Week.