Jan. 7, 2008
Freshman center Kevin Love (Lake Oswego, OR/Lake Oswego HS) of the UCLA men's basketball team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Dec. 31-Jan. 6.
Love averaged over a double-double in two road wins last week, averaging 17.0 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. In the 76-67 win at No. 24/20 Stanford, Love scored 15 points and had a team-high seven rebounds. In the win at California, he posted his seventh double-double of the year, recording game-highs of 19 points and 14 rebounds. For the week, he shot 70.6 percent from the field (12-of-17), 25.0 percent from three-point range (1-of-4) and 90.0 percent from the free-throw line (9-of-10).
This is Love's first UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of his career.
Also nominated: Tiffany Joh, W. Golf; Anna Li, Gymnastics; Darxia Morris, W. Basketball; Garrett Muagututia, M. Volleyball.