Since joining the Bears as a walk-on prior to the 2003-04 season, Pribble has steadily increased his contributions to the team ... rewarded with a scholarship prior to the '05-06 campaign ... a hard-working and enthusiastic player who has twice received Cal's Hustle Award (2005 and 2006) ... a strong student who has been honored by the Pac-10 twice, earning first-team All-Academic honors as a junior and second-team notice as a sophomore ... also chosen to the NABC's Honors Court last year ... played for the U.S. team at the inaugural Maccabi Australia International Games in Sydney July 2-10.
As a Junior in 2005-06: Appeared in 24 games for the Bears ... played a significant role in Cal's win over Long Beach State Nov. 21 when starting guard Richard Midgley was sidelined with a shoulder injury ... in 23 minutes vs. the 49ers, scored three points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out five assists Cal's 88-69 win ... also played 14 minutes in the Bears' next outing vs. Northern Colorado ... nailed a three-pointer vs. San Jose State ... played well in eight minutes at Arizona State with four points (1-1 FG, 2-2 FT) and two boards ... also had two points and two rebounds in a home victory over Washington.
As a Sophomore in 2004-05: Played a key support role throughout most of the season, especially following injuries to guards Ayinde Ubaka (foot) and Richard Midgley (shoulder) ... tallied the first points of his career in the opener vs. UC Riverside ... played nine minutes at home vs. Arizona, finishing with three points and a pair of assists ... saw seven minutes of action in a win at UCLA ... scored four points on a bucket and two free throws at Arizona.
As a Freshman in 2003-04: Saw action in three games during the season - vs. Wyoming, Columbia and Oregon State ... grabbed a rebound and added an assist against Columbia in the Golden Bear Classic ... received Cal's Coaches Award at the end of the year.
High School: Averaged 16 ppg, 6 rpg and 3 apg as a senior at Drake HS ... earned league MVP honors as a senior when he led his team to the league championship ... also voted second team All-Bay Area ... played varsity soccer for three seasons, earning first team all-league and team MVP notice.
Personal: Alexander Reed Pribble ... born in Greenbrae, Calif. ... parents are Jack Pribble and Linda Bodian ... older brother, Aaron, played baseball at Hawaii and played professionally with the Jackson Senators ... salutatorian of his high school class ... sociology major.