Dijon Thompson Named UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week

Jan. 10, 2005

Thompson scored a career-high tying and game-high 29 points to lead UCLA to a come-from-behind 95-86 victory over 12th-ranked Washington on Saturday. In his 100th career game, Thompson led the Bruin comeback with 19 second-half points. He shot 11-17 from the field, including 2-3 from three-point land. He also had a game-high nine rebounds, plus three assists and one steal.

In UCLA's 80-77 double-overtime victory over Washington State on Thursday, Thompson played a career-high tying 43 minutes and scored 10 points with a game-high and career-high tying 16 rebounds. It was his fourth double-double of the season. He also had two assists. In the final minute of the second overtime, UCLA hit 4-6 free throws, three from Thompson, to seal the win.

This is Thompson's second UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of his career.

Also nominated: Paul Johnson, M. Volleyball; Tasha Schwikert, Gymnastics; Lisa Willis, W. Basketball.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Friday, Oct 30 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. Cal State Los ...
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 13 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Monmouth
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 15 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Cal Poly
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Nov 19 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Monday, Nov 23 - 8:30 PM PST
vs. UNLV
Lahaina, HI
Tuesday, Nov 24 - TBA PST
vs. Kansas or Chaminade
Lahaina, HI
Wednesday, Nov 25 - TBA PST
vs. Maui Jim Maui ...
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