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Tyrone Wallace
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Tyrone Wallace 1249993
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: Bakersfield HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Career: Rates as one of the top all-around players in school history ... the only Cal player to currently rank among the school’s all-time top 10 in scoring, assists and steals, as well as top 15 in rebounding ... rates eighth on the Bears’ career list with 1,613 points ... also sixth in assists with 437, seventh in steals with 139 and 13th in rebounding with 676 ... tied for fifth in school history with 129 games played ... earned 115 starts ... a first-team All-Pac-12 choice as a junior and an honorable mention pick as a senior despite missing six games with a broken hand ... paced Cal in scoring and assists his final two seasons, as well as in steals his last three years and in rebounds as a junior ... considered leaving school early to enter the NBA Draft after his junior season but decided to return to keep a promise to his late grandfather that he would complete requirements for his degree ... in 2015-16, led Cal to a 23-10 overall record, a 12-6 mark in the Pac-12 (T3rd) and to a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament - the highest in the history of the program.

Senior (2015-16): Led the Bears with 15.3 ppg ... named honorable mention All-Pac-12 ... in the Pac-12 Tournament, dished out a career-best 10 assists (1 turnover) vs. Oregon State in the quarterfinals and had a season-high 26 points against Utah in the semifinals ... poured in 19 of his game-high 24 points at Arizona State in the second half ... broke a bone in his right hand during practice Jan. 17 and missed five games before returning against Oregon Feb. 11 when he finished with 10 points and a team-high 8 rebounds in a 20-point victory ... broke a different bone in the same hand at practice March 16 and missed Cal’s NCAA Tournament game vs. Hawaii ... had a solid all-around game vs. Colorado with 16 points, 7 rebounds and8 assists ... scored 23 points and added 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 steals in a win at Wyoming ... named Pac-12 Player of the Week with 20 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists (1 turnover) vs. Rice - the third straight year he earned the honor the first week of the season ... on the preseason watch list for the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award.

Junior (2014-15): First-team All-Pac-12 selection by the coaches … finalist for the Bob Cousy Award, honoring the National Point Guard of the Year … named to both the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the United States Basketball Writers Association all-district teams … two-time Pac-12 Player of the Week award honoree … recipient of the Lute Olson National Player of the Week Award on Dec. 8 … named a first-team All-American in ESPN analyst Jeff Goodman’s mid-season awards list in December … started all 33 games as a junior and last 58 overall, dating back to his sophomore season … owns 90 career starts … only individual in the Pac-12 Conference to rank in the top five in points (4th, 17.1 ppg.), rebounds (5th, 7.1) and assists (5th, 4.0) in 2014-15 season … has totaled 1,196 career points, which ranks 25th on Cal’s all-time scoring list … 564 points as a junior rank 14th on Cal’s single-season scoring list … led the Bears in points, rebounds (235, 7.1 rpg.), assists (131, 4.0 apg.), steals (42, 1.3 spg.) and minutes (1,148, 34.8 mpg.) … scored 16 or more points in 23 of Cal’s 33 games … reached the 20-point mark 11 times as a junior (owns 16 career 20-point games), including a career-best 29 points that included 23 in the second half in a win at Nevada … posted three 20-point performances in one half overall as a junior, including 21 (out of 26 in the game) in the first half at Washington State, 20 (out of 23 in the game) in the second half in the win over Princeton, along with his 23-point second-half performance at Nevada … single-handedly won the game against USC, hitting the game-winning three-point shot as the buzzer sounded to give the Bears the 70-69 victory over the Trojans … posted five double-doubles … recorded a career-high 15 rebounds to go along with 22 points against Montana … averaged 14.8 ppg and dished out a team-high 19 assists during Cal’s four-game trip to Australia over the summer.

Sophomore (2013-14): Played in all 35 games with 34 starts … team’s third-leading scorer (11.4 ppg.) … led team in steals (44) and three-point field goals made (43) … ranked 11th in the Pac-12 in steals per game (1.26 spg.) … posted career-high four steals at Stanford, at No. 10 Oregon and against Washington State … second on the team in assists (95) … scored in double figures in 20 games, including five 20-point games … scored a career-high 21 points on 3-of-4 shooting from three-point range against Stanford at home … recorded three or more three-point field goals on five occasions with a season-best four at Stanford and at home against Nevada … Pac-12 Player of the Week with 20 points, seven assists, six rebounds, two steals and a block in season-opening victory against Coppin State … matched career-high with 11 rebounds against UC Irvine. 

Freshman (2012-13): Lone freshman to play in all 33 games ... inserted into starting lineup the 10th game of the season … played 20 minutes or more in 30 games ... posted a pair of double-doubles on the year (16 points and a career-best 11 rebounds vs. Colorado; 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. UC Santa Barbara) … UC Santa Barbara game was first career start … seven points, six assists, career-high four blocks, three steals and three rebounds in win over UCLA … 11 points, three assists, two blocks and two steals at Oregon State … 16 points and three steals at Arizona State ... three steals to go along with 12 points in 38 minutes vs. No. 10 Oregon ... career-high eight assists to go with 12 points at Utah ... 16 points with six rebounds vs. Washington State ... collected 10 rebounds to go along with eight points vs. No. 13 Creighton and posted 13 points vs. No. 18 UNLV.

High School: Rated the 13th-best point guard in the nation by Rivals.com and the 15th-best at his position by Scout.com … ESPN.com rated Wallace the 27th-best point guard in the nation … ranked the 78th best overall prospect in the country by Rivals.com and 87th overall by Rivals.com … two-time Bakersfield Californian Player of the Year for Bakersfield High School and head coach Greg Burt … Bakersfield’s all-time scoring leader with 1,767 career points … second-team All-CIF selection by ESPNHS … averaged 22.2 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.2 steals and 1.7 assists per game for the Drillers, who were 24-5 and reached the Central Section semifinals.

Personal: Born June 10, 1994 … parents are Tyrone and Michelle Wallace … has a younger brother (Da’zion Wallace) and younger sister (Diamond Wallace) as well as an older brother (Ryan Carolina) … social welfare major.

 

Tyrone Wallace
Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG 3A 3Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO B S Pts Avg
12-13 33 23 931 28.2 88 257 .342 22 98 .224 39 73 .534 38 108 146 4.4 79 5 87 56 16 26 237 7.2
13-14 35 34 1090 31.1 141 328 .430 43 134 .321 70 112 .625 35 110 145 4.1 95 2 95 55 16 44 395 11.3
14-15 33 33 1148 34.8 208 489 .425 28 88 .318 120 198 .606 30 205 235 7.1 91 0 131 94 11 42 564 17.1
15-16 28 25 901 32.2 151 343 .440 25 84 .298 100 154 .649 28 122 150 5.4 63 0 124 76 12 27 427 15.3
Career 129 115 4040 31.3 588 1417 .415 118 404 .292 329 537 .613 103 545 676 5.2 328 7 437 281 55 139 1613 12.5
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