UCLA's Kyle Anderson Secures Pac-12 Player of the Week Honors

March 4, 2013

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Kyle Anderson of the UCLA men's basketball team has secured Pac-12 Player of the Week honors for the week of Feb. 25-March 3, as announced by the conference office on Monday.

Anderson averaged 19.0 points per game and 11.0 rebounds per game in a pair of victories at home last week. The freshman from Fairview, N.J., registered his eighth double-double of the season in UCLA's 79-74 overtime win against Arizona State last Wednesday and finished with 17 points in a 74-69 win against Arizona on Saturday.

Against the Sun Devils, Anderson went 6-for-14 from the field (.429) and shot a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line. With 21 points that evening, Anderson was one of three UCLA freshmen to tally at least 20 points. He also added 15 rebounds, three assists, four blocks and one steal.

In UCLA's 74-69 win before a record crown in Pauley Pavilion on Saturday night, Anderson tallied 17 points and shot 8-for-16 from the field (.500). He scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half and finished the game with seven rebounds, three assists, one block and one steal.

Anderson has scored in double figures in each of UCLA's last four games. He has grabbed at least 10 rebounds in 11 contests.

Anderson is the second UCLA player to secure Pac-12 Player of the Week acclaim this season. Classmate Shabazz Muhammad secured Pac-12 Player of the Week honors on Dec. 31, 2012, after having scored 27 points in an overtime win against Missouri in Pauley Pavilion on Dec. 28.

UCLA (22-7, 12-4) closes its regular season with a pair of road games this week. The Bruins play at Washington State on Wednesday night (6:30 p.m.) and will play at Washington on Saturday (11 a.m.).

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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
vs. Wake Forest
Lahaina, HI
L, 77 - 80
Sunday, Nov 29
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 77 - 45
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
Thursday, Feb 25 - 6:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA