2005-06 -- In what has been a lengthy procedural processs, the UCLA Athletic Dept. and the Rubin family have been dealing with the NCAA, attempting to get Rubin a sixth year of eligibility (he did not compete in 2001-02/Rubin also missed the final 19 games of last season with a left knee injury that required surgery). But as of Nov. 1, Rubin's status for 2005-06 is still undecided. During a request for a five-year clock extension, while the extension is under consideration, Rubin may practice for 30 days (starting Oct. 14). He cannot play against outside competition.
Entering 2004-05 -- Janou (Ja-now) Rubin last season earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors for his efforts in UCLA's conference opening home wins over Oregon State (career-high 13 points, all in the second half, including 3-3 from three-point range, one rebound and three assists in 18 minutes) and Oregon (a career-high tying 13 points, three rebounds, two assists, one steal and blocked shot in 24 minutes) ... Rubin is thought to be the first walk-on ever to win the honor ... In 2003-04 he appeared in a career-high 27 games, with career-high averages of 14.8 minutes, 4.4 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists ... As a sophomore in 2002-03, Rubin played in 10 games, averaging 5.1 minutes ... Entering his fifth season in the program, Rubin redshirted in 2001-02 as a sophomore and walked on in 2000-01 as a true freshman and made the squad ... In 2000-01, Rubin appeared in four games, including three Pac-10 contests ... A three-year standout at Logan HS in Union City, CA, Rubin is Logan's all-time leader in scoring, rebounding and assists.
2003-04 - In 27 games, he averaged 4.4 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 14.8 minutes, while shooting .460 from the floor and .405 (No. 2, 14-34) from three-point range ...In Pac-10 play, Rubin averaged 5.3 points, 1.6 assists and 1.7 rebounds, while shooting .450 from the floor and .406 from three-point range in 16.3 minutes ... His highlight games included - In 18 minutes against Vermont, he had five points and two rebounds in 18 minutes ... In 18 minutes vs. UC Riverside, he had five points, three assists, one rebound and one steal ... Against Oregon State, he scored a career-high 13 points (5-9, 3-3, 0-0) - all in the second half - and added three assists and one rebound in 18 minutes ... Vs. Oregon, he tied his career high and tied for the team lead with 13 points (4-5, 2-3, 3-6) and added three rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal, in 24 minutes ... He was named the Pac-10 Player of the Week for his efforts vs. the Oregon schools (thought to be the first walk-on to earn the honor) ... At Washington State, he had seven points, two rebounds, one assist and one block in 17 minutes ... At Washington, he contributed six points, a career-high four assists and three rebounds in 24 minutes ... At Stanford, he had eight points, two rebounds and one assist in 17 minutes ... In 13 minutes at California, he contributed eight points, a career-high four rebounds and two assists ... His three-pointer with 11:03 remaining gave UCLA its last tie of the game at 45-45 ... Against USC, he contributed five points, a career-high tying four rebounds and two assists in 12 minutes ... Against Washington, he contributed seven points, three rebounds and three assists in 24 minutes ... At Arizona State, he had four points, two rebounds and one steal in 23 minutes ... He played 15 minutes at Arizona and made all four of his field goals for eight points and added two rebounds and one assist ... In 10 minutes vs. California, he scored three points with one assist ... At USC, he played 19 minutes and contributed four points, two rebounds, two assists and one steal ... In a career-high 26 minutes vs. Notre Dame, he had six points, three rebounds and one assist.
RUBIN'S 2003-04 SEASON HIGHS -- 26 minutes vs. Notre Dame (2/28); 13 points vs. Oregon (1/4), Oregon State (1/2); 4 rebounds vs. USC (1/28), California (1/24); 4 assists vs. Washington (1/10); 1 steal, six times, last vs. USC (2/25); 2 blocked shots vs. Oregon State (3/4).
2002-03 -- Appeared in a career-high 10 games and averaged 2.1 points in 5.1 minutes ... Rubin's highlight games included - vs. Portland, he played seven minutes and contributed three rebounds and three assists; against Arizona in Pauley, Rubin scored a career-high nine points (3-3 on three-pointers) in a then-career-high 10 minutes; at Stanford, he hit a three-point field goal and grabbed a rebound in six minutes and at California, Rubin played a career-high 11 minutes, with three points and two rebounds.
RUBIN'S SEASON HIGHS -- 11 minutes vs. California (1/25/03); 9 points vs. Arizona (1/18/03); 3 rebounds vs. Portland (12/14/02); 3 assists vs. Portland (12/14/02).
2001-02 - Rubin did not appear in a game and redshirted his sophomore season.
2000-01 - Appeared in four games, including three Pac-10 contests ... He averaged 1.3 minutes, 1.5 points and 0.3 rebounds ... Rubin shot 1.000 from the field, hitting all three of his field goal attempts.
High School - Scoring standout at Logan HS, he's Logan's all-time leader in points, rebounds and assists ... As a senior in 1999-00 and leading Logan to a 22-7 overall record, Rubin averaged 26.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.6 steals and shot 50.0 from the field, 37.0 from three-point range and 69.0 from the foul line ... Had a game-high 41 points ... Earned Top 50 in the State and second-team All-Bay Area following his senior campaign ... As a junior in 1998-99, he averaged 23.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.9 steals and shot 56.0 from the field, 30.0 from three-point range and 72.0 from the foul line ... As a sophomore in 1997-98, Rubin averaged 12.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.8 steals, while shooting 44.0 from the field ... Two-time Mission Valley Athletic League performer and honorable mention as a sophomore.
Personal - Full name: Janou Lynn Rubin ... Right-handed ... Born Jan. 3, 1982 in San Francisco ... Parents: Lynn and Delma Rubin ... One brother and sister ... Patterns his style of play as "part Michael Jordan, part Latrell Sprewell and part Gary Payton" ... Cousin Brandon Armstrong played at Pepperdine ... Sociology major.