Arron Afflalo Named Pac-10 Player of the Week

March 6, 2006

UCLA sophomore guard Arron Afflalo has been named the U.S. Bank Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 27 - Mar. 5, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Afflalo, from Compton, Calif., led UCLA in scoring at the Bay Area schools to help the Bruins win the Pac-10 regular-season title. On Thursday, Afflalo played in a career-high 43 minutes at California, leading the Bruins with a game-high 25 points, shooting 8-of-16 (.500), including 5-of-9 (.556) from three-point range. He scored 21 of his 25 points in the second half, shooting 7-of-11 from the floor. Afflalo also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds and added a steal in the 67-58 overtime victory in Berkeley.

On Saturday, Afflalo scored a game-high 16 points on 5-of-7 (.714) shooting, including 3-of-5 (.600) from beyond the arc and a perfect 3-of-3 from the charity stripe. He added three assists, one rebound and one steal without commiting a turnover in UCLA's 75-54 win at Stanford For the weekend, Afflalo averaged 20.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.0 steals, and only 1.5 turnovers in 30.0 minutes of play.

UCLA (24-6 overall, 14-4 Pac-10) captured its first Pac-10 regular-season title since 1997 and claimed the top seed going into the Pacific Life Pac-10 Tournament, marking just the second time in Tournament history the Bruins have had entered at No. 1.

The Bruins begin play on Thursday at approx. 2:30 p.m. vs. the winner of Wednesday night's game between Oregon State and Arizona State.

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Friday, Oct 30
vs. Cal State Los ...
Los Angeles, CA
W, 95 - 57
Friday, Nov 13
vs. Monmouth
Los Angeles, CA
L, 81 - 84 (OT)
Sunday, Nov 15
vs. Cal Poly
Los Angeles, CA
W, 88 - 83
Thursday, Nov 19
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 81 - 67
Monday, Nov 23
vs. UNLV
Lahaina, HI
W, 77 - 75
Tuesday, Nov 24
vs. Kansas
Lahaina, HI
L, 73 - 92
Wednesday, Nov 25 - 4:30 PM PST
vs. Wake Forest
Lahaina, HI
Sunday, Nov 29 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Dec 03 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Kentucky
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Dec 06 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Dec 12 - 7:00 PM PST
at Gonzaga
Spokane, WA
Tuesday, Dec 15 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Dec 19 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. North Carolina
Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, Dec 22 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. McNeese State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Jan 01 - 8:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Sunday, Jan 03 - 6:30 PM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Thursday, Jan 07 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 09 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Jan 13 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Jan 20 - 8:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Saturday, Jan 23 - 1:00 PM PST
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
Thursday, Jan 28 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 30 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Feb 04 - 7:30 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Feb 12 - 6:00 PM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Sunday, Feb 14 - 5:30 PM PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Thursday, Feb 18 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 20 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA