Travis Wear Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Jan. 10, 2012

Sophomore forward Travis Wear (Huntington Beach, CA/Mater Dei HS) of the UCLA men's basketball team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Jan. 2-8.

Wear led the Bruins to a home sweep of Arizona and Arizona State last week. He scored a career-high 20 points in the 65-58 win over Arizona on Jan. 5 to become the fourth Bruin this season to reach the 20-point mark in a game. He also added five rebounds and tied his career-high in blocks with three. Wear then scored 16 points and added seven rebounds with one block in the 75-58 blowout win over Arizona State on Jan. 7. With the block against the Sun Devils, Wear extended his consecutive games streak with at least one block to 12 contests. He was also 12-of-12 from the free-throw line on the week (6-for-6 in each game) to push his consecutive made free throws streak to 15. On the week, Wear averaged 18.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks while being extremely effective in shooting, make 75.0 percent of his shots (12-for-16) from the field and 100 percent of his free throws. He had nine offensive rebounds in the two games and parlayed those into a team-high 18 second chance points. He has 42 offensive rebounds on the year, compared to 24 on the defensive glass and has had at least one offensive rebound in 13 of his 14 games played.

This is Wear's first UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of his career.

Also nominated: Weston Dunlap, M. Volleyball; Cynthia Fascella, W. Swimming & Diving; Samantha Peszek, Gymnastics; Markel Walker, W. Basketball.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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 - 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