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Michael Roll
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Michael Roll 1265415
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Aliso Viejo, CA
High School: Aliso Niguel
Experience: 3 Letters

Michael Roll played in all 35 games, starting twice for the injured Josh Shipp ... led the Bruins to two blowout wins in those starts, scoring 16 points in the home win over Mercer (Dec. 20) and registering a career-high 25 points in the home win over Wyoming (Dec. 23) ... shot 9-for-13 from the field and 5-for-7 from three-point range against Wyoming ... the five three-pointers tied a career high ... scored in double figures nine times on the year, seven off the bench ... shot better from three-point range (.515, 51-for-99) than he did from the field (.491, 85-for-173) ... scored in all but one game on the year (went 0-for-3 from the field and 0-for-2 from the free-throw line in the loss to Michigan, Nov. 20) ... recorded at least one assist in 29 of 35 games ... made at least one three-pointer in 25 of 35 games ... had the second-best assist/turnover ratio on the team at 2.1 (50 assists, 24 turnovers) ... that's one turnover for every 25.0 minutes of playing time ... he led the Pac-10 in all games in three-point field goal percentage at 51.5 percent (51-for-99) and ranked second in Pac-10 play at 51.0 percent (25-for-49) ... was sixth on the team in blocks (nine) and in steals (19) ... his 16 points in the Pac-10 opening win at Oregon State (Jan. 2) was his best in league play this season ... the 16 points tied for team- and game-high honors, as he went 4-for-4 from downtown ... was named a co-winner with Jrue Holiday of the J.D. Morgan Memorial Award (presented annually by the Bruin Hoopsters to the outstanding "team" player) at the team's postseason banquet.

Roll was awarded another year and will again be a junior in 2008-09 ... he ruptured his plantar fascia in his left foot during practice on Nov. 27, causing him to miss the first seven games ... Roll made his first appearance on Dec. 2 at home against No. 8 Texas and played in six straight games, culminating with his appearance against UC Davis on Dec. 29 ... on Dec. 31, Roll reruptured his plantar fascia in his left foot and never returned to action ... he missed 33 of the 39 games on the season, averaging 2.8 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game ... he shot 24.0 percent (6-for-25) from the floor and 28.6 percent (4-for-14) from three-point range ... was one of six Bruins on the year with a positive assist to turnover ratio (14 assists compared to seven turnovers) ... his 2.0 assist to turnover ratio was the highest on the team ... his best outing of the shortened season came in the win over Idaho State (Dec. 15) when he registered nine points (3-for-6 from three-point range), four assists (with zero turnovers) and three rebounds in 19 minutes of action.

Appeared in all 36 games, scoring in double figures four times, including a season-high 15 points in a win over Washington (Dec. 31) ... made his first start of the season, replacing the injured Josh Shipp (strained right hamstring) in a win at USC (Jan. 13), scoring three points and recording a career-high-tying four rebounds and two steals ... scored 13 points in a win over Arizona (Jan. 20) ... scored 13 points (all in the first half) in a win over 19th-ranked Georgia Tech (Nov. 22) and had 10 points against Chaminade (Nov. 20) ... had five points and three rebounds in a win over sixth-ranked Texas A&M (Dec. 9) ... had eight points, three boards, one assist and one steal in a season-high 20 minutes in a win over Oakland (Dec. 16) ... had eight points and three assists in a win over Michigan (Dec. 23) ... grabbed four rebounds in both games of the Oregon trip for career-highs (Jan. 4 & 6) ... had eight points and three rebounds in a loss at West Virginia (Feb. 10) ... made at least one three three-point shot in all five NCAA Tournament games, going 6-for-13 from downtown (.462) ... totaled 38 assists and only 22 turnovers in 586 minutes on the season (just one turnover in every 26.6 minutes of action) ... shot 35.8 percent (38-of-106) from three-point range on the year ... attempted his first two free throws of the season (made both) in a loss at Oregon (Jan. 6) ... iced the win over Arizona (Jan. 20) with his 10th and 11th free throws of his career (is 11-of-15, 73.3 percent, in his career).

Played in 38 games, starting five ... averaged 3.4 ppg and 0.9 rpg ... totaled five points, two rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes in his first collegiate game versus New Mexico State ... contributed three points and two assists versus Temple ... against Delaware State, he scored nine points in 18 minutes ... in eight minutes against Memphis, he had one steal ... in 13 minutes against Drexel, he had six points ... versus Albany, totaled a season-best five assists ... in eight minutes vs. Wagner, he had two rebounds and one assist ... versus Sacramento State, Roll had five points and two rebounds in 16 minutes ... he had two points, two assists and one rebound in 16 minutes versus Stanford ... in five minutes at Arizona, he had three points; his three-point bucket with 12:14 left gave the Bruins a 57-49 lead ... in his first collegiate start, he played 32 minutes versus Washington State and had 10 points and two assists ... in a season-high 34 minutes versus Washington, he led the team with a season-high 17 points - 14 in the first half - and added two assists ... as a starter against USC, he had six points, a season-best three rebounds and one assist in 30 minutes ... in 30 minutes as a starter against West Virginia, tallied a season-high tying three rebounds, two assists and one block ... in 22 minutes as a starter at Oregon, he had three points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal ... playing for 19 minutes off the bench at Oregon State, he had six points and one rebound; his two consecutive second-half jumpers gave the Bruins a 53-38 lead with 7:29 to play ... in 15 minutes vs. Arizona State, he had six points, three assists and a season-high tying one block ... contributed three points and two assists in 14 minutes vs. Arizona ... in 15 minutes at Washington State, he had a season-high tying three rebounds and one steal ... in 15 minutes at Washington, he had two points, a season-best two steals and one rebound ... in 16 minutes at USC, he had six points, two rebounds and one steal; both of his three-pointers and his steal came in the last minute as UCLA cut a 10-point deficit to three ... in 14 minutes vs. Oregon, he had six points ... his two three-pointers early in the second half tied the game 30-30 (at 15:06) and gave UCLA the lead for good, 33-30 (at 14:15) ... at California, he had one rebound and one steal in 11 minutes ... in 16 minutes at Stanford, he contributed nine points, two assists, one rebound and one steal; his first three-pointer broke a 5-5 tie, giving the Bruins the lead for good ... in the Pac-10 Tournament victory against Oregon State, he made all three of his three-point attempts for nine points and added two rebounds, two assists and one steal in 22 minutes ... against Arizona, he had three points, one rebound, one assist and one steal in 13 minutes ... in the Pac-10 Tournament championship versus California, he had two points, two rebounds and an assist in 12 minutes ... in 15 minutes versus Belmont, he had three points, two rebounds and one assist ... he played four minutes versus Alabama ... logged eight minutes against Gonzaga and had three points ... against Memphis, he had two assists in five minutes ... in 15 minutes vs. LSU, he had three points and one steal ... he played seven minutes in the NCAA title game vs. Florida.

2005 - The No. 1 shooting guard in the West, Roll was the CIF Southern Section Div. 1 Wooden Award recipient ... his other senior honors included All-CIF Southern Section Div. IA Player of the Year, CalHiSports.com first-team All-State, Orange County Register Player of the Year and Los Angeles Times All-Star ... averaged 24.8 ppg, 5.9 rpg and 3.9 apg ... led Aliso Niguel (28-4) to the CIF Southern Section Div. I-A championship over top-seeded Lake Forest El Toro (67-60) with 22 points (16 in the first half on three 3-pointers) ... scored 34 points, including 15 in the third quarter, in Aliso Niguel's victory over Temescal Canyon of Elsinor in 1-A semis ... named MVP of the Aztec Classic. 2005 PRESEASON HONORS -- One of the premier shooters in the western USA, Roll was named second-team Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West. 2004 -- In Summer 2004, Roll was impressive at the adidas Superstar Camp in Suwanee, Ga. ... as a junior, led Aliso Niguel to a 17-11 record ... led team in three-point shooting; averaged 17.0 ppg, 7.0 rpg and 4.0 apg for coach Keith Barnett. 2003 -- A two-time All-Sea View League performer, as a sophomore, Roll averaged 13.0 points and in the CIF Playoffs, he averaged 20.0 points a contest ... also played varsity volleyball.

Full name: Michael Brandon Roll ... right-handed ... born in Mission Viejo, Calif., on April 12, 1987 ... parents are Richard and Joyce Roll ... he has one sister and is majoring in global studies.

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